Friday, February 22, 2019

Obituaries

James Donald McCall

James Donald McCall, age 92, residing at Mill Pond Convalescent Home, Greencastle, Indiana passed away in his sleep January 23, 2018. He was a World War II Navy Veteran; and he served Indiana as a Soil Conservation Biologist for 40 years. His wife of 62 years, Lillian, proceeded him in …

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Alan Mack Akins

Alan Mack Akins, age 65 years, a resident of rural Vienna, Illinois, passed away Sunday morning, January 21, 2018, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Alan was born August 8, 1952 in Tucson, Arizona. He was the son of Mack and Vivienne (Terry) Akins. On December 24, …

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Louise Mathis

Louise Hanle Mathis, 91, of Karnak, passed away at 8:55 p.m. Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Metropolis Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Louise was born December 11, 1927 in Karnak.  She was a graduate of Karnak Community High School, she was united in marriage with John Mathis  on April 29, …

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Clifford W. “Top” Newton

Clifford W. “Top” Newton, age 82 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Wednesday morning, January 10, 2018, at 1:09 AM at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, Kentucky. Clifford, affectionately known as “Top”, was the eldest of 4 sons born to Clifford Lawrence Newton …

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Lawrence Oliver Johnson

Lawrence Oliver Johnson, age 80 years and 1 day, a resident of rural Marion, passed away Monday evening, January 8, 2018, at 10:01 PM at his home. A service honoring the life of Lawrence Oliver Johnson will be conducted Saturday afternoon, January 13, 2018, at 1 PM at Bailey Funeral …

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Samuel J. Jennings

Samuel J Jennings, age 84, of Grantsburg, IL passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017, at Baptist Health of Paducah, KY after a 20 year battle with cancer. Mr. Jennings was a member of Simpson Baptist Church. He served in the Army during the Korean War and was a lifelong member …

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Ervie Kuehling Jr.

Ervie Kuehling Jr., 87, of Goreville, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 at his home. He was born on June 15, 1930 to Ervie and Violet J. (Singer) Kuehling in Wabash County, Illinois. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lois (Rice), father and mother and brothers, LeRoy …

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Richard Lee Wright

Richard Lee Wright, age 86, a resident of Golconda, IL passed away January 3, 2018 at Southgate Health Care in Metropolis, IL. Richard was born January 19, 1931 in Simpson, IL. He was the son of William “Will” and Delphia (Morgan) Wright. Richard was united in marriage to Phyllis Gerhardt …

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Margaret Sue Klem

Margaret Sue Klem, age 70 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at 11:55 AM at her home. Margaret, affectionately known as Sue, was born December 13, 1947 in Reevesville, Illinois. She was the daughter of Norman L. and Margie (Cooper) Botarf. On November 10, …

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Ronda Kaufman

Ronda Kaufman, 51, of Cartersville, GA, and formerly of Goreville, passed away at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Christmas Day 1966 brought excitement because Ronda Charlene Wright had been born December 12, 1966.  Christmas Day 2017 brought sadness to Ronda Wright Kaufman’s family because she took her fight to leave …

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