JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Lorene Osborn 

Lorene Osborn, 76, of Ina died 4:50 a.m. Oct. 7, 2000 at St. 
Mary's/Good Samaritan Regional Health Center. She worked for 
several years as a nurses aide. 

Mrs. Osborn was born Aug. 13, 1924, in Bonnie to James F. 
and Sarah Grace (Johnston) Wells. She married Francis L. Osborn 
on Dec. 7, 1943 in Bonnie. He died May 16, 1992. 

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Johnston Funeral Home 
in Ina. The Revs. Jesse Allen and Gilbert Daniels will officiate. 
Burial will be in Kirk Cemetery in Ina. 
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

She is survived by two sons, Donald Ray Osborn and wife Joan of 
Bonnie and Robert Wayne Osborn of Low Point; a daughter, Joyce 
Maria Basham and husband Jay of Washburn; five grandchildren; 
12 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Stanley Wells of Ina, 
James Wells of Myrtle Point, Ore., Charles Wells of Ina, and Carl 
Wells of Spanaway, Wash.; two sisters, Velma Lee Rhynes and Wilma 
Shaffer, both of Ina. 

Mrs. Osborn was a member of South Hickory Hill Christian Church. 
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice 
of the Good Samaritan and will be accepted at the funeral home at 
any time. 

In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her parents 
and a sister, Jo Ann Leffler.
 

Date: Mon. 9 Oct. 2000  
Source: Register-News, Mt. Vernon, IL
Submitted by; Robert W. Loman * rwlmn@aol.com
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