Obituaries

Violet Branscum

Violet Mae Branscum, age 89 years, a resident of Vienna and a former resident of Buncombe, passed away Friday afternoon, November 29, 2019, at 4:34 PM at Integrity Healthcare of Anna. Violet was born January 26, 1930 at Alto Pass, Illinois.  She was the daughter of Curtis A. and Grace …

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Michael Schierbaum

ichael Schierbaum, age 54 years, a resident of rural Buncombe, passed away Wednesday evening, November 29, 2019, at 7 PM at the Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. Michael was born July 20, 1965 in Metropolis, Illinois. He was the eldest of three children born to Charles Edward and Janice …

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Olla Mae Shetler

Olla Mae (Holman) Shetler, age 97 years, a resident of Paducah, Kentucky and a former resident of Vienna, passed away Sunday evening, November 24, 2019, at 7:55 PM at her residence, the Superior Care Home, in Paducah. Olla Mae was born September 14, 1922 in Whittington, Illinois.  She was the …

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Donald Hileman

Donald D. Hileman, age 86, a resident of Cypress, Illinois, passed away Wednesday morning, November 13, 2019, at 1:34 AM at Hillview Health Care Center in Vienna. Donald was born February 7, 1933 at the family farm near Dongola, Illinois.  He was the third of four children born to Roy …

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Louise “Bee” Carter

Louise “Bee” Carter, age 88 years, a resident of West Frankfort and a former resident of Goreville, went to be with her Lord on Sunday evening, November 3, 2019 at her home. Louise was born July 5, 1931 in Elmo, Missouri. She was the 2nd of 5 children born to …

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Lonnie Dean Dutton, Sr.

Lonnie Dean Dutton, Sr., age 82, of Golconda, IL passed away in Harrisburg, IL on November 4, 2019. Lonnie was born June 9th, 1937 on Rock Creek near Cave-in-Rock to Kenneth and Nellie (Rash) Dutton. While attending college he met and married Wilma (McGill) and upon graduation he began his …

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Brent J. Holland

Brent J. Holland, age 29 of Salem, formerly of Vienna and Bush, passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Brent was born on June 30, 1990 in Carbondale to Jimmy D. and Barbara (Tweedy) Holland and they survive in Vienna. In addition …

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Juanita “June” Walker

Juanita “June” Walker, 91, of Goreville, passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2019 in Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion surrounded by her family. June was born June 12, 1928 to Loren and Marbia (Simmons) Johns in Creal Springs. After her mother’s passing, her father remarried Louise Johns.  She married …

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Dr. Billy Joe Fairless

Dr. Billy Joe Fairless, 80, of New Burnside, IL. passed away on Sunday November 3, 2019 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Evansville, IN. He was born on September 27, 1939 in Bloomfield, IL to Shelby Remember Fairless and Mabel Harner Fairless. On December 20, 1962, he married the love of …

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Shirley Joyce Jones Muckley

Shirley Joyce Jones Muckley, 79, passed peacefully at St. Louis University Hospital with her children at her side on the afternoon of October 31, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete at this time at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.

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