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    ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT TUESDAY...
    Expires: June 18, 2024 @ 8:00pm
    WHAT
    Peak afternoon heat indices between 95 to around 100 degrees.
    WHERE
    Portions of north central, northwest, and west central Illinois, east central, northeast, and southeast Iowa, and northeast Missouri.
    WHEN
    Until 8 PM CDT Tuesday.
    IMPACTS
    Hot temperatures and humid conditions may cause heat illnesses.
    ADDITIONAL DETAILS
    Overnight temperatures in the 70s will provide little relief for those without air conditioning.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
    Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing. Try to limit strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

Bonnie March
1944-2024

Bonnie R. Shepherd March, 80, of Carthage passed away at 3:35 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2024 at Macomb Post Acute Care in Macomb.

She was born on March 12, 1944 in Hannibal, Missouri to Carl and Virginia Epperson Shepherd.

Surviving are one daughter, Cindy (Steve) Thomas of Colchester; one son, Jim (Lisa) Foxall of Macomb; eleven grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren, one brother, Ron Shepherd and one brother-in-law, John Peacock.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Carl and Don Shepherd and two sisters, Carol Peacock and Patty Ballard.

She lived in Macomb, Colchester, LaHarpe before living in Carthage for the last 17 years. She was a member of the Carthage VFW Auxiliary. She worked for Haegar Pottery in Macomb and Methode Electrics in Carthage.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Grave side services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2024 at Oakwood Cemetery in Macomb with Deacon Larry Adams officiating. There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be made to Wee Care Day Care Center.

Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb is in charge of arrangements.

You may leave condolences and sign the guest book online at clugston-tibbitts.com.