Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Obituaries

Tommy Haden

Home is the sailor, home from the sea, And the hunter home from the hill, Robert Louis Stevenson We would also add ‘And the farmer home from the field.’ We will celebrate Tommy Haden’s full 92 years of life on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at the Vienna …

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Sally Jo Billingsley

Sally Jo Billingsley, age 61, a resident of Buncombe, Illinois, passed away Friday afternoon, November 27, 2020, at 3:40 PM at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. Sally Jo was born October 6, 1959 in Marion, Illinois. She was the daughter of Kent “R.K.” and Louise (Dalton) Billingsley. Sally Jo is survived …

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Helen R. Grant

Helen R. Grant, age 99 years, a former resident of Buncombe, Illinois, passed away Friday afternoon, November 27, 2020, at 5:27 PM at the Hillview Health Care Center in Vienna.  She departed this life on her 99th birthday. Helen was born November 27, 1921 in Massac County Illinois.  She was …

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Jay Brett Helton

Jay Brett Helton, 62, of Cypress passed away at 4:00 a.m. Friday, November 27, 2020 at his home with his loving wife Chris by his side. Jay was born May 5, 1958 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  He graduated high school in Escondido, California.   Jay and Chris Patten were united …

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Max Koehler

Max I. Koehler, age 15 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Thursday morning, November 26, 2020, at 6:49 AM at Evelyn’s House – BJC Hospice in Creve Coeur, Missouri. Max was born December 7, 2004 in Marion, Illinois. He is survived by: his adoptive parents – Charlie and …

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George William “Bill” Dixon, Sr.

George William “Bill” Dixon, Sr. age 81 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Wednesday afternoon, November 25, 2020, at 12:07 PM at Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis. Bill, as he was affectionately known to family and friends, was born October 25, 1939 in Simpson, Illinois. He was the …

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George M. Wells

George M. Wells, age 88 years, a resident of Paducah, Kentucky and a former longtime resident of Peoria, Illinois, passed away Monday morning, November 23, 2020, at 2:36 AM at his home in Paducah. George was born December 1, 1931 in Simpson, Illinois.  He was the fifth of six children …

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Diana D. Pruemer

Diana D. Pruemer, age 76 years, a resident of rural Grantsburg, Illinois, passed away Sunday evening, November 22, 2020, at 10:54 PM at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky. Diana was born February 25, 1944 in Tuscola, Illinois.  She was the daughter of D’Anson “Dee” and Eleanor (Lowman) Walker. Diana was …

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Martha Sue Borys

Mrs. Martha Sue Borys (nee Trovillion) age 74 of Metropolis, IL passed away on Sunday November 22 at 12:42 am. She was a resident at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation. She lived in Hobart. Indiana and Chesterton, Indiana for many years before moving back to Metropolis. Martha is survived by daughters …

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Lillian Kerley

Lillian V. Kerley, age 94 years, a resident of Vienna, Illinois, passed away Thursday afternoon, November 19, 2020, at 4:42 PM at Hillview Health Care Center in Vienna. Lillian was born May 16, 1926 in Pope County Illinois. She was the daughter of Dixon Scott and Ressie (Dunning) Scott. On …

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