Monday, September 20, 2021

Jordan McBride

Betty Elizabeth Dixon

Betty Elizabeth Dixon, age 82 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Sunday morning, September 19, 2021, at 1:02 AM at her home. Betty was born July 4, 1939 at West Frankfort, Illinois.  She was the daughter of John and Bertie (Williams) Vinson. In 1966, Betty was united in …

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Nancy Merideth

Nancy Merideth, age 79 years, a resident of Cypress, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at 8:28 AM at Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis, Illinois. Nancy was born August 19, 1942 in Carbondale, Illinois.  She was the fourth of five children born to William and Kathryn (Hutchcraft) Racey. Nancy …

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Richard “Rick” Bigham

Richard “Rick” Bigham, age 61 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Thursday evening, September 16, 2021, at Ascension St. Vincent  in Evansville, Indiana. Rick was born July 22, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois.  He was the son of William R. Bigham and Anna Faye (Wilson) Bigham. Rick is survived …

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Tracy A. Robinson

Tracy A. Robinson, age 59 years, a resident of rural Creal Springs, Illinois, passed away Wednesday morning, September 15, 2021, at 3:04 AM at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, Kentucky. Tracy was born August 6, 1962 in Paducah, Kentucky.  He was the seventh of eight …

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City of Vienna to Dedicate Bench in Memory of Mayor Jon

This Saturday, September 18, at noon, the City of Vienna is set to dedicate a memorial to longtime Vienna Mayor Jon A. Simmons. The monument to Mayor Jon, a new bench at the Vienna City Park, was made possible by various community sponsors alongside contributions by the city. The bench …

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Junque Jamboree looks to host community partners

The twice-annual Junque Jamboree is fast approaching, with the date set for Saturday, September 18, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. This fall, the Junque Jam will feature over 100 vendors from across the region and beyond. A new designated area for food trucks will also make dining at the …

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Richard Pietrowski

Richard Pietrowski, 72, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. Richard was born February 3, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois. He had retired from auto parts delivery in the Chicago area. He is survived by his son, …

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Angela (Angjalka) Izabella Bodis Clark

Angela (Angjalka) Izabella Bodis Clark, 92, of Karnak passed away at 2:22 p.m. Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis. Angela was born March 23, 1929 in Bohonye, Hungary to her parents Janos Dani Bodis and Julianna Szabo. She had four brothers and one …

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Jerry D. Kuykendall

Jerry D. Kuykendall, age 72, of Tunnel Hill, IL, passed away at 11:45 p.m. on Monday, September 6, 2021, in Herrin Hospital. He was born on May 19, 1949, in Carbondale, IL, the son of Joseph Benton “J.B.” and Evelyn Pauline (Pate) Kuykendall. Jerry attended school in Marion, and was …

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Dennis Wayne “Ravi” Morris

Dennis Wayne “Ravi” Morris, age 60 years, a resident of rural Ozark, passed away Thursday morning, September 9, 2021, at 11 AM at Herrin Hospital. Dennis, affectionately known to family and friends as “Ravi,” was born September 16, 1960 at the former Marion Memorial Hospital.  He was the son of …

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