Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Obituaries

Joseph Madison “Jay” Wilson

Mr. Joseph Madison “Jay” Wilson, 87, of Karnak, passed away at 11:17 a.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky with his loving family by his side. Jay was born in Karnak, Illinois on March 25, 1935 as the youngest of three children to Lee Benhigam Wilson …

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Robert E. Heisner

Robert E. Heisner, 94, of Metropolis, formerly of Grand Chain, passed away at 1:57 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at the Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis. Funeral services honoring the life of Mr. Robert E. Heisner will be held Sunday, July 24, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at the Congregational Church …

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Chester L. Schierbaum

Chester L. Schierbaum, age 87 years, a resident of Spring Hill, Tennessee and a former longtime resident of Mobile, Alabama, passed away Monday morning, July 18, 2022, at 11:15 A.M. at The Lantern at Morning Point in Spring Hill, Tennessee. Chester was a native of Johnson County.  He was born …

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Gary “Frog” Scoggins

Gary “Frog” Scoggins, age 82 years, a resident of Vienna, passed away Saturday morning, July 9, 2022, at 6 AM at the Metropolis Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Gary, known to many by his nickname “Frog,” was born March 20, 1940 in East Alton, Illinois.  He was the son of …

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Katherine Michelle Rockwell

Katherine Michelle Rockwell, age 33 years, a resident of Vienna and a former resident of Goreville, Illinois, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at her home. Katherine was born February 21, 1989 at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro, Illinois. She was the daughter of Danny Lee White and …

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Harlen L. Morris

Harlen L. Morris, age 84 years, a resident of New Burnside, Illinois, passed away Monday evening, June 27, 2022, at 8:12 PM at the Carrier Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Harlen was born November 13, 1937 in Grantsburg, Illinois.  He was the third of four children born to Clennie and …

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Larry Hughes

Larry Hughes, age 83 years, a resident of Marion, Illinois, passed away Sunday morning, June 26, 2022, at 1:48 AM at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Larry was born September 20, 1938 in Veedersburg, Indiana.  He was the son of James Richard Hughes and Dorothy Rose (Stucker) Hughes. On …

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James Peppersack

James Peppersack, age 69, of Golconda, Illinois passed away at Saline Care Center in Harrisburg, Illinois. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to Paul and Rosemary (Porich) Peppersack on February 18, 1953. James was preceded in death by his 5-day old son, James Robert Bates Peppersack; parents, and one brother, …

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James Lewis McClain

James Lewis McClain, age 90, of rural Karnak (Massac County), passed away at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at the Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. James was born November 30, 1931 on a farm outside of Boaz, Illinois. James was a graduate of the Karnak Community High School. He …

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Patricia Ann “Pat” Taylor

Patricia Ann “Pat” Taylor, age 84 years of Paducah, Kentucky, formerly of New Burnside, Illinois, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2022. Pat was born on her mother’s birthday, March 18, 1938, in Aurora, Illinois. She was the daughter of William A. Kelley, Sr. and Ruby L. Scott Kelley. On …

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