Saturday, January 20, 2018

Obituaries

Louise Mathis

Louise Hanle Mathis, 91, of Karnak, passed away at 8:55 p.m. Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Metropolis Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Louise was born December 11, 1927 in Karnak.  She was a graduate of Karnak Community High School, she was united in marriage with John Mathis  on April 29, …

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Clifford W. “Top” Newton

Clifford W. “Top” Newton, age 82 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Wednesday morning, January 10, 2018, at 1:09 AM at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, Kentucky. Clifford, affectionately known as “Top”, was the eldest of 4 sons born to Clifford Lawrence Newton …

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Lawrence Oliver Johnson

Lawrence Oliver Johnson, age 80 years and 1 day, a resident of rural Marion, passed away Monday evening, January 8, 2018, at 10:01 PM at his home. A service honoring the life of Lawrence Oliver Johnson will be conducted Saturday afternoon, January 13, 2018, at 1 PM at Bailey Funeral …

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Samuel J. Jennings

Samuel J Jennings, age 84, of Grantsburg, IL passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017, at Baptist Health of Paducah, KY after a 20 year battle with cancer. Mr. Jennings was a member of Simpson Baptist Church. He served in the Army during the Korean War and was a lifelong member …

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Ervie Kuehling Jr.

Ervie Kuehling Jr., 87, of Goreville, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 at his home. He was born on June 15, 1930 to Ervie and Violet J. (Singer) Kuehling in Wabash County, Illinois. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lois (Rice), father and mother and brothers, LeRoy …

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Richard Lee Wright

Richard Lee Wright, age 86, a resident of Golconda, IL passed away January 3, 2018 at Southgate Health Care in Metropolis, IL. Richard was born January 19, 1931 in Simpson, IL. He was the son of William “Will” and Delphia (Morgan) Wright. Richard was united in marriage to Phyllis Gerhardt …

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Margaret Sue Klem

Margaret Sue Klem, age 70 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at 11:55 AM at her home. Margaret, affectionately known as Sue, was born December 13, 1947 in Reevesville, Illinois. She was the daughter of Norman L. and Margie (Cooper) Botarf. On November 10, …

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Ronda Kaufman

Ronda Kaufman, 51, of Cartersville, GA, and formerly of Goreville, passed away at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Christmas Day 1966 brought excitement because Ronda Charlene Wright had been born December 12, 1966.  Christmas Day 2017 brought sadness to Ronda Wright Kaufman’s family because she took her fight to leave …

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Kay Frances Canup

Kay Frances Canup, age 76 years, a resident of rural Grantsburg, Illinois (the Reevesville community), passed away unexpectedly Monday morning, December 25, 2017, at 9:13 AM at her home. Kay was born February 28, 1941 in Cairo, Illinois. She was the eldest of four children born to Homer K. and …

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Patricia Sue Muck

Patricia Sue Muck, age 60 years, a resident of rural Tunnel Hill, passed away Wednesday morning, December 27, 2017, at 8:57 AM at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky. Patricia was born March 16, 1957 in Jackson County Illinois.  She was the daughter of Donald R. Muck and Catherine (Walkington) Muck. …

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