Saturday, December 15, 2018

Obituaries

Edward E. Elkins

Edward E. Elkins, age 78 years, a former resident of rural Buncombe, passed away Sunday afternoon, November 25, 2018, at 2:57 PM at Union County Hospital in Anna. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.

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Ella Carlton

Ella Carlton, age 83 years, a resident of Vienna, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018, at 6:15 AM at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, Kentucky. Ella was born March 1, 1935 in the Reynoldsville community. She was the daughter of Clovis Pearl Eudy and Virgie …

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Joyce “Kay” Helms

Joyce “Kay” Helms, age 68 years, a resident of Buncombe, passed away Saturday morning, November 24, 2018, at 10:43 AM at Parkway Manor in Marion. Kay was born August 3, 1950 in Belknap, Illinois. She was the second of four children born to Ardell Jack Hastings and Alice Elizabeth (Davault) …

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Oma Vee Odum

Oma Vee Odum, age 92 years, a resident of the Angel Acres Shared Living Facility near Marion since 2011 and a former resident of rural Vienna, passed away Friday morning, November 23, 2018, at 6:45 AM at her home. Oma Vee was born November 14, 1926 in White County Arkansas.  …

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Jackie “Jack” Dean Smothers

Mr. Jackie “Jack” Dean Smothers, age 85, of Logan, passed away at 9:44 p.m. Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the Mt. Vernon Healthcare Center. Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 noon Monday, November 19, 2018 at the Logan Church of God, with Rev. Mike Mayberry officiating, and Rev. Rick …

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Ward “Gilbert” Taylor

Ward “Gilbert” Taylor, age 93 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Thursday evening, November 15, 2018, at 11:35 PM at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky. Gilbert was born March 14, 1925 in the Bloomfield Township of Johnson County Illinois. He was the son of Elbert and Edna (Whitnel) …

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Charles Lee Verhines

Charles Lee Verhines, age 86 years, a resident of rural Creal Springs, Illinois, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 10:55 AM at the Harrisburg Medical Center He was born on September 29, 1932 at his grandmother Rushing’s home just outside Tunnel Hill.  His parents were Aubrey Verhines and Lucille …

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Lillian Ruth Smith

Lillian Ruth Smith, 94, of Goreville, passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at her home. Lillian was born on July 21, 1924 in Goreville to Charles Edward and Alberta (Gray) Rodgers.  She married William R. Smith on December 23, 1940.  He preceded her in death on February 9, 1991. …

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Rosemarie Zawacki

Rosemarie Zawacki, age 87 years, a resident of rural Vienna since 2008, passed away Saturday afternoon, November 10, 2018, at 12:17 PM at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky. Prior to moving to Johnson County, Rosemarie and John lived in Oak Lawn for 46 years and many of their best friends …

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Pamela Jo Rushing

Pamela Jo Rushing, age 60 years, a resident of rural Ozark (the McCormick community), passed away unexpectedly Friday afternoon, November 9, 2018, at 4:57 PM at the Harrisburg Medical Center. Pamela was born December 28, 1957 in Harvey, Illinois. She was the daughter of Junior H. Gibbs and JoAnne (Bush) …

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