The two were married on September 21, 1942 at the Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago, settled in Aurora, Illinois, moved to St. Louis, Missouri, and ultimately took up residence in Decatur, Illinois, where they spent most of their lives. Lena was indeed ... (Herald & Review)
Vanessa was born Nov. 18, 1952, in Houston, Texas, to Robert Dale and Lois Irene VanDettum Briscoe. She graduated from high school in Springfield, Mo., and attended Drury College, also in Springfield, where she received a bachelor's degree. Vanessa worked ... (thegazette.com)
Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Foundation. Gary was born on July 25, 1944, in St. Charles, Mo., the son of Harold and Grace (Arnold) Damm. He married Joyce Frank on April 27, 1963, at Sacred Heart ... (Quad-Cities Times)
He attended school in Rockford and graduated Rockford High School in 1977. Kirk ended up moving to St. Louis, Missouri, and lived next door to his brother when he met the love of his life, Carol. Kirk and Carol were united in marriage on Jan. 19 ... (Globe Gazette)
Missouri police identified 36-year-old Joseph Jesse Aldridge as the gunman who allegedly shot and killed eight people in several residences within a 3-mile radius in rural Tyrone, Missouri, overnight before turning the gun on himself. Police speculated ... (Olney Daily Mail)
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