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Obituaries

September 13, 2013

Elizabeth Files

Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Files passed away at her home in Benton on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, after a seven year battle with ovarian cancer.

She was born Aug. 28, 1956, in Carmi, to Eddie and Janice (Hart) Files of Enfield ,who survive.

Liz worked at the Rend Lake Conservancy District for 37 years. She loved traveling with her friends, collecting antiques, panda bears and lizards. She was a member of IBEW Local Union 702, B.P.O.E.1234 Benton, Boccie Club of Benton,, and Moose Lodge 795 of West Frankfort.

In addition to her parents, also surviving are a sister, Nancy Files; a brother, David Files; a sister in-law, Jill Files; and a very special niece, Emma Jane Files, all of Carmi. She was loved and cherished by a special companion and friend in her life, Mike “Strawberry” Kinkade of Benton. Also surviving are aunts and uncles, Connie Hutson of Sesser, Ruth Rankin of Fairfield, Barbara Jo and Steve Stocke of Enfield, Carmen Hart of Enfield, Patti and Bob Loveall of Benton, Sharon Duvall of Hickory, NC., Frances Davis of Branson Mo., and Pifer and Vennie Files of Chambersburg, Pa.

She was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Allen and Edith Files; maternal grandparents, Andy and Fayetta Hart; uncles, Ronnie Files, Mike Hart and Herb Huston.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at the Hobbs-Johnson Funeral Home in Benton and from 9 a.m. until noon services on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at the Stendeback Family Funeral Home in Enfield with burial in Enfield Cemetery.

The Stendeback Family Funeral Home in Enfield is in charge of all arrangements. Online condolences may be left at stendebackfamilyfuneralhome.com

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in her remembrance at the funeral home to Chemo Ducks or the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. For more information about Chemo Ducks, visit their website Chemoducks.org Donations can also be made there.

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