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Elbert Roy Karnes

January 27, 1943 November 5, 2020
Elbert Roy Karnes
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Elbert Roy Karnes 77 years old of rural Loudon Township, Fayette County, near Beecher City, Illinois loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather died on Thursday afternoon November 5, 2020 at 2:13 pm at the Aperion Care St. Elmo where he resided for the past two years after a lingering illness.

Elbert Karnes was born on January 27, 1943 in Decatur, Illinois into the family of J. R. and Ruth Starkey-Karnes one of twelve siblings with nine brothers and 2 sisters.

Elbert wed Ruthie Belle Hubbert on October 8, 1966 in Millers’ Chapel, near Funkhouser by Rev. Charles Mayfield. She preceded Elbert in death on August 6, 1992. He was employed by the Fedders USA in Effingham for many years until the closing of the Effingham facility. He then retired.

He is survived by his two Sons: Walter Albert (wife, Beth) Karnes of Beecher City, Illinois and their Sons Josh and Ozzy Karnes
William Louis (wife, Barbara) Karnes of Beecher City, Illinois and their Daughters: Brittni and Sydnee Karnes and Sydnee’s daughter Lily McWhorter
Two Daughters: Lynnette Eunice (husband, Raoul) Trahan of Brownstown, Illinois and their Sons Tyler Sharp and Taylor Sharp and his two Daughters: Arealynn and Gracie Lynn Sharp. Son: Paul Marius Trahan and Stepson: Damien Askew
Miss Elizabeth Johann Karnes of Beecher City, Illinois
Five Brothers: Joe (wife, Opal) Karnes of California; Stanley (wife, Rita) Karnes of Monticello, Illinois. Russel (wife, Betty) Karnes of Monticello, Illinois ; Ivan (wife, Elaine) Karnes of St. Elmo, Illinois. Donald Karnes of Shelbyville, Illinois ; Owen Karnes of Brownstown, Illinois; Irvin (wife, Wanda) Karnes of Tower Hill, Illinois and Danny (wife, Nancy) Karnes of Pana, Illinois.

Elbert was preceded in death by his Parents: Jeanie Ray (J.R.) Karnes and Ruth Naomi Starkey-Karnes
Wife: Ruthie Belle Hubbert-Karnes
Brother: Charles and his wife, Dorothy Karnes
Two Sisters: Freida (husband, Larry) Yakel, and Lorena (husband, Kenny) Smith

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9

Nov

5:00 PM 11/9/2020 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/9/2020 7:00:00 PM
Kull Funeral Home Altamont

114 West Washington Ave.
Altamont, IL 62411

Kull Funeral Home Altamont
114 West Washington Ave. Altamont 62411 IL
United States

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Tuesday

10

Nov

11:00 AM 11/10/2020 11:00:00 AM
Kull Funeral Home Altamont

114 West Washington Ave.
Altamont, IL 62411

Kull Funeral Home Altamont
114 West Washington Ave. Altamont 62411 IL
United States
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