Monday, July 4, 2022

Obituaries

Edward Averitt

Edward Averitt, age 82 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Saturday morning, November 27, 2021, at 7:46 a.m. at Metropolis Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. Ed, as he was affectionately known to family and friends, was born January 23, 1939 in Paducah, Kentucky.  He was the son of …

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Charlene M. James

Charlene M. (Gray) James, age 85 years, a resident of Karnak, Illinois, passed away Thursday morning, November 25, 2021, at 10:49 AM at her home. Charlene was born February 14, 1936 in Vienna, Illinois. She was the daughter of Charles J. and Violet L. (Thompson) Gray. On June 17, 1955, …

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William J. “Willy” Bach

William J. “Willy” Bach, age 56 years, a resident of New Burnside, Illinois, passed away Saturday morning, November 27, 2021, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Willy was born December 15, 1964 in Belleville, Illinois.  He was the son of Elmer and Patricia (Harmann) Bach. Willy is survived by:  …

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Eric Lynn Dishinger

Eric Lynn Dishinger, 81, of Metropolis passed away at 12:16 p.m. Saturday, November 6, 2021 at Baptist Health in Paducah, KY. Eric was born December 30. 1939 in Cairo, Illinois. Eric graduated from the Cairo Public High School in Cairo, Illinois. He attended the Merchant Marine Academy in Vallejo, California. …

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David L. Pease

David L. Pease, age 61 years, a resident of rural Grand Chain, Illinois and a former resident of Cypress, passed away Monday, November 1, 2021, at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky.  David was born December 28, 1959 in Anna, Illinois. He was the son of Claude Pease and Shirley (Goins) …

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David Wayne Lehman

David Wayne “Pork” Lehman, age 72, a resident of Cypress, passed away Monday afternoon, November 1, 2021, at 12:07 PM at SIH Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Illinois. David was born January 19, 1949 at the Macon County Hospital in Decatur, Illinois.  He was the son of Donald Wayne Lehman and …

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Stephen Guy Bellamy

Stephen Guy Bellamy, age 69 years, a resident of Vienna, Illinois, passed away peacefully Sunday evening, October 31, 2021, at 9:45 PM at his home.  Steve was born November 20, 1951 in Carbondale, Illinois. He was the son of Guy and Marjorie (Howell) Bellamy.  On August 3, 1984, Steve was …

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Pauline Gholson

Pauline Gholson, age 86 years, a resident of Vienna, passed away Thursday afternoon, October 28, 2021, at 5:45 PM at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky. A Funeral service honoring the life of Pauline Gholson will be held Thursday morning, November 4, 2021, at 10 AM at First Baptist Church in …

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Clara Thomas Greer Botarf

Clara Thomas Greer Botarf, 97, of Vienna, passed away at 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 25, 2021 at the Hillview Healthcare Center in Vienna. Clara was born February 27, 1924 in Joppa, Illinois. She loved spending time with her family. Clara enjoyed fishing in her earlier years. She enjoyed watching old …

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Janice Elaine Taylor

Janice Elaine Taylor, 69, of Grand Chain passed away at 8:51 p.m. Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at her home. Elaine was born October 7, 1952 in Metropolis, Illinois. She was a 1970 graduate of Century High School and a 1972 graduate of Shawnee Community College. Elaine was very active in …

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