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Charles Paul

veteranOct 9th, 1927 - Jan 17th, 2019

Graveside Service: 10 a.m. Saturday, January 19, 2019, at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Xenia



   Charles Harrison Paul, age 91, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Thursday morning, January 17, 2019, at Flora Gardens Care Center. 

   He was born October 9, 1927, in Xenia, Illinois, the son of Elbridge A. and Vivian G. (Harrison) Paul.  He married Judith Crown on July 13, 1946, and they enjoyed 63 years of marriage.

   Charlie served in the Army.  He farmed with his dad on the family farm and later he and Judy owned Midtown Tavern and Midtown Package Liquors.  He was a member of the Oddfellows, the Elks Club, the American Legion, and also a member of the Presbyterian Church.

   He is survived by four children: Cheri (Ed) McCormick of Flora, Dana Switzer of Overland Park, Kansas, Sam (Erica) Paul of Salem, and Terri Krutsinger of Yukon, Oklahoma; 9 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

   A public graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, January 19, 2019, at the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Xenia, Illinois.  Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora assisted the family with arrangements.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to Clay County Hospice and will be accepted through the funeral home. 


Bill Britton

Jul 14, 1939 - Oct 13, 2019

Ruth Lewis

Apr 12, 1930 - Oct 13, 2019

Elinor Hadden

Jun 20, 1934 - Oct 12, 2019

Vonda Millar

Apr 8, 1923 - Oct 4, 2019




Johnny & Wanda Hollinsworth

January 18th

So sorry for your loss.

Duane Lehman

January 18th

Dana, I’m so sorry to hear about your Dad. It’s just so hard. Especially when both parents are now gone. Sorry I didn’t get to go to the reunion and visit with you after all these years. Hugs and prayers.

Steve and Gayla Karns

January 17th

John Hutchens

January 17th

So sorry for your loss Sam. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers through this difficult time.

Debbie Briscoe Greenwood

January 18th

So sorry for your loss!! What a great guy with a beautiful family! He will be greatly missed in our community! Prayers to you all.

Terri Glaspy Evans

January 18th

So sorry to hear of your Father's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Willie and Dana Johnson

January 18th

So sorry for your loss Charlie was a very good guy.

Meryl Woods Jr

January 18th

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Family.

Ed and Ruthi Trowbridge

January 18th

We are praying for the Lord's peace for the family during this time of grief

Bud and Linda Martin

January 17th

We’re sorry for your loss. Prayers of comfort for the family.

Sammie Wickiser

January 18th

So very sorry for your loss.

Judy Bryden

January 18th

I enjoyed getting to know your Dad while we were doing treatments at the clinic together. The entire group swapped stories and laughed a lot in spite of our reason for being there. So sorry for your loss. Prayers of peace and comfort for each of you.

Jerry "Butch" Erwin

January 18th

So very sorry for your loss.

Larry and Donna Milner

January 18th

So sorry for your loss, always had a laugh when talking to Charlie. Prayers for the family. He was a good man.

Shelby and Kyle Lewis

January 18th

We all love you grandpa and you will be missed by so many!

Larry and Linda Cook

January 18th

Cheri, Our prayers are with you and your family at this time in the loss of your dad. Hold to the memories and good times. May God comfort and be near you.

Duane Burkett

January 19th

So sorry for your loss.

Ruthie and Doug Griffith

January 19th

Thinking of your family and sending love and prayers.

Lisa Jones

January 19th

I'm so sorry the loss of your father Sam Paul. I won't be able to make it to the memorial, but I wanted to make sure that you knew I was thinking about you. Sincerely, Lisa

Carl and Dana Zimmerman

January 19th

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Charlie will be greatly missed by the entire community.

Robin Corry

January 19th

So sorry to hear about your loss.


January 19th

I will miss seeing your smiling face. You were such a sweet man... Rip easy bud

January 19th

I am so very sorry for your loss

Jo Dorsey

January 19th

Sam I'm so sorry for your loss you and your family are in my prayers. Charlie was a great man and will be greatly missed


January 21st

Very sorry to hear of Charlie's passing. He was a good man. Sincerely, Helen Fatheree, Roger & Becky Fatheree, Evelyn Isom & Gary Williams, Paul & Anita Fatheree

Terry Igert

January 19th

So sorry for your loss! Praying for you all!

Pam (Glassford) Smith

January 21st

I'm sorry for the loss or your father. Sending prayers of comfort and peace of mind to the entire family. May God bless each of you with special memories that you can focus on in the days ahead.

mike warren

January 19th

charlie was along time friend. sorry to here of his passing. not attending his service, because i'm at one of his favorite places(horseshoe casino, tunica ms). GOD BLESS YOU CHARLIE PAUL!!

Rick and Trudy Stanford

January 19th

We are so sorry for your loss. Charlie was a good guy and hugs to you all.

Mike and Sharon Gray

January 19th

Sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

Sherry Phillips

January 20th

So sorry to hear of Charlie's passing. I always enjoyed seeing him out and about and visiting with him now and then. Peace to you all.

Rhesa Eckelberry

January 20th

Charley was a really great guy. So sorry for your loss

Lina Cricelli

January 20th

I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May God wrap His loving arms around you and comfort you thru your grief.

Jim crego

February 4th

Sorry for your loss Sam. He was a good man



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