Monday, September 20, 2021

Obituaries

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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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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Bessie “Nana” Helm

Bessie “Nana” Helm, age 81 of Metropolis passed away at 5:30 am on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at the Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services will be held at 10 am on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at the Metropolis Memorial Gardens with Rev. Jack Russell officiating. Bessie was a …

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Linda Sue Ruschak

Linda Sue Ruschak, 68, of Metropolis formerly of Vienna passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at Mercy Health Lourdes in Paducah. Linda was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal Faith. She enjoyed working with flowers, making wreaths, and gardening. Surviving is her daughter, Leanne (Joseph) Copeland of Utica, KY; …

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