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Charles Linn of Benton

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    Charles Linn

updated: 6/3/2022 1:24 PM

Charles Linn, 89, of Benton, passed away Monday evening, May 23, 2022, at Carrier Mills Nursing and Rehab.

Mr. Linn was born in West Frankfort on May 7, 1933, the son of Charles O. and Maudie (Sanders) Linn. Charles married Jeanine Page on Nov. 3, 1955, in Chicago. He was a loving husband, wonderful companion and best friend. They enjoyed 66 years together.

Mr. Linn was a U.S. Navy veteran who served during the Korean War.

Mr. Linn is survived by his wife, Jeanine (Page) Linn; daughter Lana Kay Bain; several nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren. Charles was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and one sister.

Graveside funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 27 at the Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton, with Ray Minor officiating. Military rites were conducted by Benton American Legion Post 280 and VFW Post 2671. There was no visitation. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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