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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: Irene Eubanks

  • Irene Eubanks, 101, of Shawneetown, passed away at 2:55 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville, Ind.
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  • Irene Eubanks, 101, of Shawneetown, passed away at 2:55 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville, Ind.
    She was born on Oct. 31, 1911, in Cave-In-Rock, the daughter of Charles Ellis and Mattie (Holloway) Oldham. Irene married James Henry Eubanks on Nov. 26, 1936, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 18, 1977.  She was a faithful member of the Emmanuel United Methodist Church of Shawneetown. Irene is survived by four daughters, Janis and Del Beasley of Evansville, Ind., Ann and Larry Austin of Evansville, Ind., Jane Baldridge of Augusta, Ga., and Yvonne Grussing of Sidney; ten grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sisters, Evelyn Hise and Wilmetta Eubanks; three brothers, Jesse H., Garcia and Gordon Oldham.
    Visitation for Irene will be held 12:30 p.m. until the 2 p.m. service time Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at the Emmanuel United Methodist Church. The Rev. Jason Davis and Ms. Grace Baldridge will be officiating. Burial will be in Westwood Cemetery near Shawneetown.
    Donations in Irene’s memory may be made to the Emmanuel United Methodist Church of Shawneetown. Vickery Funeral Chapel in Shawneetown will be in charge of arrangements. Internet condolences can be sent at the website www.vickeryfuneralchapel.com.

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