Saturday, March 28, 2020

Obituaries

Violet May Billingsley

Violet Mae Billingsley, age 86 years, a former resident of Goreville, passed away Tuesday morning, February 11, 2020, at 1:33 AM at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Jackie Billingsley, in Gleason, Tennessee.  Violet was born November 16, 1933 in DeSoto, Illinois.  She was the sixth of …

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Veryle Ray Breeden

Veryle Ray Breeden, son of Howard Glenn Breeden and Myrtle Irene (Gurley) Breeden was born October 18, 1941 in Simpson, Illinois. He departed this life Tuesday afternoon, February 11, 2020, at 1:50 PM at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky.  He was surrounded by his loving family.  At the time of …

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James Roy Clark

James Roy Clark, age 92 years, a resident of rural Vienna since 1987 and a former resident of Harvey and South Holland, Illinois, passed away Saturday evening, February 8, 2020, at 7 PM at the Metropolis Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Roy, as he was affectionately known to family and …

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Nancy Jo Brown

Nancy Jo (Johnson) Brown, age 76 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Friday morning, February 7, 2020, at 7:34 AM at her home. Nancy was born March 27, 1943 in McLeansboro, Illinois. She was the daughter of Jesse and Virginia (Davis) Johnson. On August 16, 1973, Nancy was …

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Lois Nadine Leach-Barnett

Lois Nadine Leach-Barnett, age 90 years, a resident of Du Quoin, Illinois and a former longtime resident of the Glendale community in Pope County, Illinois, passed away Friday morning, February 7, 2020, at 4 AM at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. Lois was born April 9, …

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Betty Jo Casper

Betty Jo Casper, age 93, a resident of rural Belknap Illinois, passed away peacefully Monday evening at her home with her 4 daughters at her bedside. She was born May 15, 1926 in Cypress, Illinois to Mary Belle (Karraker) and Leland Keller. On December 27th, 1947 in Carbondale, Illinois, she …

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Bob Murley

Bob Murley, age 73 years, a resident of rural Grantsburg (the Benton community), passed away unexpectedly Wednesday afternoon, January 22, 2020, at 3:43 PM at his home. Bob was born December 9, 1946 in New Castle, Indiana.  He was the son of John Clyde and Elma (Knipp) Murley. On February …

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Peggy Joan Riley Watkins

Peggy Joan Riley Watkins, 86, of Geneva Illinois, formerly of Karnak, passed away at 11:20 p.m., Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at the Sunrise Brighton Garden Care Center in St. Charles, Illinois. Peggy was born May 24, 1933 in Karnak, Illinois. She was a 1950 graduate of Karnak High School. Peggy …

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Billy O. Owens

Billy O. Owens, age 81, of Golconda, IL passed away January 21, 2020 at Massac Memorial Hospital, Metropolis, IL. Billy was born to the late Alfred and Zelma (Dunning) Owens on January 27, 1938 in Pope County, IL. He married Donna Oxford in 1959. Billy and Donna attend Dixon Springs …

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Donald Robert “Bobby” Henry

Donald Robert “Bobby” Henry, 61, of Aurora, Colorado,  formerly of Cypress, Illinois,  passed away at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at the Creekside Facility Care Center in Meridian, Idaho. Additional service arrangements will be provided when complete. Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak.

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