Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Obituaries

John “Tommy” Whiteside

John “Tommy” Whiteside, 67 of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Mounds, IL, passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital. He was born July 23, 1953 to Louis and Marilyn Whiteside. He was a retired captain with the Illinois Department of Corrections at the Shawnee Correctional Center. He …

Read More »

Robby (Evers) Van Hook

Robby (Evers) Van Hook, age 68 years, a resident of Johnson County Illinois and Inverness, Florida passed away Friday evening, August 28, 2020, at 10:20 p.m. at her home.  Robby was born July 27, 1952 in Paducah, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Charles Robert “Bob” Evers and Lu Dean …

Read More »

James Martin Merchant

James Martin Merchant, age 89, of Simpson, Illinois passed away at 6:45 a.m. Thursday, August 27, 2020  at the Herrin Hospital in Herrin, Illinois. James was born December 2, 1930 in Grand Chain, Illinois. James and Veronica Maxion Merchant were united in marriage in 1988. James was a lifelong farmer …

Read More »

William J. “Bill” Worrell

William J. “Bill” Worrell, age 92 years, a resident of Vienna, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday evening, August 26, 2020, at 6:33 PM at his home. Bill was born December 20, 1927 in Carbondale, Illinois.  He was the son of F.E. and Esther (McCormack) Worrell. On April 28, 1951, Bill was …

Read More »

Shirley Ann (Mathis) Travis

Shirley Ann (Mathis) Travis, age 87, a lifelong resident of the Crossroads community in southern Johnson County, passed away Tuesday evening, August 25, 2020, at 8:27 PM at the Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Shirley was born January 27, 1933 in the Samoth Community in Massac County Illinois.  She was …

Read More »

Helen Dunn

Helen Dunn, age 93 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Wednesday morning, August 19, 2020, at 12:25 AM at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. Helen was born November 5, 1926 in Jonesboro, Illinois. She was the eldest of three daughters born to William and Retha (Barred) Bess. …

Read More »

Leslie B. “Joe” Wise

Leslie B. “Joe” Wise, age 93 years, a resident of rural Simpson (the Glendale community), passed away Thursday morning, August 20, 2020, at 7:09 AM at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky. Joe, as he was affectionately known to family and friends, was born June 22, 1927 in Saline County Illinois.  …

Read More »

Timothy Andrew Kerley

Timothy Andrew Kerley, age 56, of Metropolis, IL died at his home on August 15, 2020. Tim was born on December 27, 1963 at Massac Memorial Hospital, Metropolis, Illinois. Mr. Kerley graduated from Massac County High School, and Murray State University. Upon graduation, he worked in the Industrial Hygiene field …

Read More »

Matthew Allen Hogan

Matthew Allen Hogan, age 29 years, a resident of Karnak, Illinois and a former resident of rural Tunnel Hill, Illinois, passed away Sunday, August 16, 2020 in Paducah, Kentucky. Matt was born December 29, 1990 at Carbondale Memorial Hospital. He was the son of John A. and Kim L. (Chance) …

Read More »

Larry W. Swinson

Larry W. Swinson, age 66, of Dongola, Illinois passed away at 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at his home. Larry was born February 7, 1954 in New Lenox, Illinois. He attended Bremen High School in Midlothin, Illinois. Larry had recently retired as a maintenance employee for Walmart. He enjoyed …

Read More »