Monday, September 20, 2021

Obituaries

Anita Huff (Nichols)

Anita Huff (Nichols), of Delta, Colorado, formerly of the Olmsted and Mounds area, passed away on August 9th from an extended illness. Anita was born on February 20, 1964. Her parents were Thomas Nichols and Edna (Hicks) Nichols. Anita married Ken Ramage on February 18, 1983. They had two children: …

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Raymond E. Clardy

Raymond E. Clardy, age 76 years, a resident of Lone Oak, Kentucky and a former resident of Pope County Illinois, passed away Thursday morning, August 26, 2021, at 10:40 AM at Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky. Raymond was born March 15, 1945 in Cairo, Illinois. He was …

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Calvin Barnett

Calvin Barnett, 89, of Karnak (the Hillerman Community in Massac County) passed away at 3:23 a.m. Sunday, August 29, 2021 at the Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis with his loving family by his side. Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak. Additional obituary information will follow.

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Oliver J. (OJ) Taake

Oliver J. (OJ) Taake, 91, of Olmsted, passed away at 7:35 p.m. Saturday, August 28, 2021 at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. OJ was born July 17, 1930 to Oliver Sr. and Matilda Huebotter Taake in rural Olmsted. He was owner/operator of OJ’s Barbershop in Olmsted from 1969 until …

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Flonelle Bunker Goines

Flonelle Bunker Goines, 86, of Grand Chain, passed away at 7:20 p.m. Thursday, August 26, 2021 at her son’s home in Grand Chain. Flonelle attended the Karnak High School. She had worked several years for Main Bothers Box and Lumber in Karnak on the wire bound line. Flonelle and her …

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Clara Sue Batson

Clara Sue Batson, age 69 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Thursday evening, August 26, 2021, at 6:05 PM at Herrin Hospital. Clara was born October 31, 1951 in New Albany, Indiana. She was the daughter of Paul L. and Rosetta M. Seger. On May 4, 1967, Clara …

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Clarence “Bub” Tweedy, Jr.

Clarence “Bub” Tweedy, Jr., age 95 years, a resident of Goreville, Illinois, passed away Sunday morning, August 22, 2021, at 9:12 AM at his home. Clarence was born February 9, 1926 at the family home in Jonesboro, Illinois.  He was the eldest of eight children born to Clarence Alton and …

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Byron W. Mathis

Captain Byron Wayne Mathis, age 61 years, a resident of rural Brookport, Illinois, passed away Saturday evening, August 21, 2021, at 5:09 PM at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky. Byron was born June 30, 1960 at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky. He was the eldest of three children born …

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Robert “Bob” Anthony Travis

Robert “Bob” Anthony Travis, age 96 passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 21, 2021. Bob was born to Granvil William and Kate (Ryan) Travis on July 27, 1925 in Massac County, IL. On December 13, 1947, Bob married Dorothy Jean Lindsey. To this union, six sons and one daughter were …

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Coy Funk

Coy Wayne Funk, age 68 years, a resident of Ozark, Illinois, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday afternoon, August 18, 2021, at 12:40 PM at the Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Illinois. Coy was born July 19, 1953 at the family home at Tunnel Hill, Illinois. He was the son of …

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