Monday, September 16, 2019

Obituaries

Cecil Ray Champion, Jr.

Cecil Ray Champion, Jr., affectionately known to his family and friends as “Manny,” passed away unexpectedly Saturday afternoon, September 14, 2019, at 1:10 PM near Tunnel Hill, Illinois.  At the time of his passing, Manny had attained the age of 68 years. Manny was born April 29, 1951 in Alton, …

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Carolyn Jean Jennings

Carolyn Jean Jennings, age 83 years, a resident of Metropolis, passed away Monday morning, September 9, 2019, at 11:15 AM at the Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.

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Jimmie Blankenship

Jimmie Blankenship, age 81 years, a resident of rural Golconda, Illinois, passed away Tuesday morning, September 3, 2019, at 7:31 AM at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky. Jim was born March 24, 1938 in Carrsville, Kentucky.  He was the son of Luther Larkin Blankenship and Flora (Woods) Blankenship. On June …

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Clara L. Sanders

Clara L. Sanders, age 83 years, a resident of the New Burnside community, passed away Wednesday morning, August 28, 2019, at 3:30 AM at the Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Illinois. Clara was born October 29, 1935 at the family home on Jackson Road near Tunnel Hill, Illinois.  She …

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Mary Faith Sanders Harper

Mary Faith Sanders Harper, born February 13, 1935, departed this life on August 25, 2019, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Mary left this world just as she lived her life, surrounded by her family that loved her dearly. Mary was born in Vienna, Illinois, the daughter of …

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Leon Shumaker

Leon Shumaker, age 81, of Grand Chain, passed away at 6:01 p.m. Monday, August 26, 2019 at his home. Leon was born October 10, 1937 in Grand Chain, Illinois.  He attended Grand Chain High School graduating in 1955.  He then graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Mathematics degree in …

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John W. Cook

John W. Cook, age 67 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.

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Lodema Marie (Mighell) Luporini

Lodema Marie (Mighell) Luporini, age 90 years, a resident of Vienna and a former resident of rural Goreville, Illinois, passed away Friday evening, August 16, 2019, at 8:29 PM at the Hillview Health Care Center in Vienna. Lodema was born March 24, 1929 at the family home in the Elvira …

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John Wilbert “Johnny” Evans

John Wilbert “Johnny” Evans, age 79 years, a resident of the Belknap community, passed away Saturday morning, August 17, 2019, at 5:15 AM at Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis, Illinois. Johnny was born April 19, 1940 in the Berea Community in Johnson County Illinois. He was the son of Wilbert …

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Donald W. Knight

Donald W. Knight, 89, of Goreville, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Hillview Healthcare Center in Vienna with his wife, Sally Gibson Knight, at his side. Donald was born on April 7, 1930 in Detroit to Howard and Bernice (Otto) Knight. He had one brother, six children, four …

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