Saturday, February 23, 2019

Obituaries

John A. Brown

John A. Brown, age 82 years, a resident of rural Tunnel Hill, passed away Friday evening, December 21, 2018, at 11:00 p.m. at his home. John was born May 27, 1936 in Houlka, Mississippi. He was the son of John Russell Brown and Obera Deborah (Davis) Brown. On May 24, …

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Steve Casper

Steve Casper, 70, of Perks, passed away at 8:50 p.m. Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at his home.  Steve was born May 28, 1948 in Perks.  He was a graduate of Century High School in Ullin. Steve and Louise Messemore Casper were united in marriage on September 10, 1966. Steve was …

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Linda L. “Lou Lou” Goggio

Linda L. “Lou Lou” Goggio, age 52 years, a resident of Lemay, Missouri and a former resident of the New Columbia community in Massac County, passed away Monday evening, December 17, 2018, at 9:32 PM in Kirkwood, Missouri. Linda was born April 7, 1966 in Metropolis, Illinois.  She was the …

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Lola Mae (Fairless) Boyd

Lola Mae (Fairless) Boyd, 84, of Indianapolis passed away December 17, 2018.  She was born January 3, 1934 in Vienna, IL to Noah and Sarah (Johnston) Fairless.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Linn Boyd, Sr.  Following her husband’s death, she returned to school and …

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Mildred Ila Odle

Mildred Ila Odle, “Millie,” of Goreville, was 88 when she departed this earthly life at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, December 15, 2018, at her beloved home on Hickory Hill with her husband of 67 years at her side. She was born February 11, 1930, in Carlinville, IL, to Charles and Marjorie …

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Shirley J. Elkins

Shirley J. Elkins, age 69 years, a resident of Buncombe, passed away Tuesday morning, December 18, 2018, at 3:45 AM at her home. Shirley was born August 31, 1949 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.  She was the daughter of Raymond and Elizabeth (Haire) Manus. On June 7, 1970, Shirley was united …

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Elaine Rentfro

Elaine Rentfro, age 88 years, a resident of Vienna, passed away Monday afternoon, December 17, 2018, at 12:05 PM at the Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Illinois. Elaine was born February 9, 1930 in Ellington, Missouri. She was the second of seven children born to Orin T. and Thelma …

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Wilma Fern Whiteside

Wilma Fern Whiteside, affectionately known as “Granny”passed away Monday morning, December 10, 2018, at 9:20 AM at her home in Vienna.  At the time of her passing, Wilma had attained the age of 80 years and 10 months. She was born February 9, 1938 in the Flatwoods community in Johnson …

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David W. Sharp

David W. Sharp, 58, of Olmsted, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Saturday, December 8, 2018 at his home with his loving family by his side. David was born April 1, 1960 in Cairo, Illinois. David was united in marriage with Starla Whiteside Sharp on April 25, 1981.  He loved spending …

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Jean R. Casper

Jean R. Casper, 76, of Goreville, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. Jean was born on September 10, 1942 in West Frankfort to Tommy and Evah Jane (Reed) Rogers.  She married Curtis Casper in Christopher on December 27, 1963. Jean was a member of …

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