Thursday, April 22, 2021

Obituaries

Billie E. Anderson

Billie E. Anderson, age 80 years, a resident of rural Vienna, Illinois, passed away Monday afternoon, February 1, 2021, at 1:25 p.m. at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Illinois. Billie was born March 17, 1940 in Tamms, Illinois. He was the son of William Anderson and Elsie Gertrude (Butler) Anderson. On …

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Jackie Ditterline

Jackie Ditterline, 71, of Cypress passed away at 5:43 p.m. Sunday, January 31, 2021 at the Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.    Jackie was born September 30, 1949 in Perks, Illinois. Jackie enjoyed riding horses, farming and working on old tractors and farm machinery.  He worked as an operator and was …

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Jon Arthur Simmons

Mayor Jon Arthur Simmons, age 79 years, of Vienna, Illinois, passed away at 11:00 a.m. – Wednesday January 27, 2021, at his home. Funeral services celebrating the life of Jon will be held at 11:00 a.m. – Monday, February 1, 2021, at the Shawnee Worship Center, 98 Oliver Street, Vienna, …

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Billy H. Harris Sr.

Billy Harris, age 80 years, a resident of rural Dongola, Illinois, passed away unexpectedly Friday evening, January 22, 2021, at 8:20 p.m. at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Billy was born November 18, 1940 in Anniston, Missouri.  He was the son of Carl W. and Geraldine (Martinie) …

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Kenneth Riley

Kenneth R. Riley, age 84, of Karnak, passed away at 10:48 a.m. Thursday, January 21, 2021 at his home.  Kenneth was born September 7, 1936 in Karnak.  He attended school in Karnak.  Kenneth and Joyce Annable were united in marriage on June 1, 1957. They shared 63 years together.  He …

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Betty Jo Russell

Betty Jo Russell, the daughter of the late James T. Bridges and Alice May (Pribble) Bridges, passed away on January 12, 2021 at the age of 86. She went home to Jesus to be reunited with her late husband, Charles T. Russell, her daughter, Victoria, and grandson, Johnny. Betty was …

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Raymond Fish

Raymond Addison Fish, age 74 of Grand Chain, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021 at his home. Raymond was born October 22, 1946 in Woodstock, Illinois. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict. After his military service he moved to the Los Angeles, California area and …

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David Joe Belford

David Joe Belford, a resident of Golconda, passed into the arms of Jesus, January 13, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. at Herrin Hospital. He had attained the age of 64 years. David leaves to mourn his passing, his mother – Maxine Huckleberry of Grantsburg; brothers – Billy and Jeffrey; sisters – …

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Bonnie McHugh

Bonnie Christine McHugh, age 70 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Thursday afternoon, January 7, 2021, at 1:25 p.m. at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Bonnie was born March 11, 1950 in Kankakee, Illinois. She was the daughter of Vernon and Opal M. (St. John) …

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Doug Oldfield

Doug Oldfield, age 68 years, a resident of rural Buncombe, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday evening, January 5, 2021, at 7:36 p.m. at his home. Doug was born March 10, 1952 in Centralia, Illinois.  He was the son of Jared E. and Helen M. (Farthing) Oldfield. Doug is survived by:  his …

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