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Deatra "Dee Dee" Ann (Hackworth) Cordes
Classmate Deatra “Dee Dee” Ann Cordes, 65, of Centralia died on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL.

She was born May 7, 1950, in Sandusky, Ohio, daughter of William Ellis Hackworth, Jr. and Catherine Ann (Anderson) McIntosh.

She is survived by her mother, Catherine Ann McIntosh of Iuka; three sisters, Christine Smith and husband Paul of Salem, Cathy E. Marble and husband Jerry of Salem, and Karen E. Sauter of Iuka; two grandchildren, Skylar and Kyle Claypool of West Virginia, and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her father; a son, Joseph Francis Claypool, Jr.; and her step-father, Gary E. McIntosh.

Dee Dee was a secretary, bookkeeper, waitress, and bartender-manager. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary.

Services will be held at 11 a. m. Saturday at Rogers-Atkins Funeral Home in Salem, with Calvin Jean officiating. Interment will follow in Rabbit Grove Cemetery.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a. m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors and will be accepted at the funeral home.