Funerals today, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 28, 2013, 8:41 pm
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DeCrane, Diane S., 62, Galva; 11 a.m., Rux, Galva.
Drovesky, William E. "Bill," 79, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Rafferty, Moline.
Gibson, Barrie, 70, Milan; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Gray, Timothy J., 62, East Moline; 11 a.m., Hampton Cemetery.
Jones, George T. "Tom," 87, Davenport, formerly Bettendorf; 10 a.m., Our Lady of Lourdes, Bettendorf.
Miller, Agnes F., 95, Bettendorf; 1 p.m., First Presbyterian, Davenport.
Wood, Shirley Lawrence, 87, Moline; 11 a.m., First Congregational, Moline.



















 



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