Kenneth W. “Kenny” Daugherty, 52, of West Salem, IL passed from this life on Monday, October 11, 2021, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, IN. He was born March 3, 1969, Olney, IL to Kenneth Wayne Daugherty and Karen “Sue” (Cash) Daugherty. Kenny married Tammy Harris on April 2, 199…

61 year old Joy C. Smith of Fairfield passed peacefully away Monday morning, October 11, 2021 at the home of her sister. She was born March 29, 1960 at Fairfield, Illinois to Lester G. & Lois Lee (Porter) Smith.

Bernard Paul Stennett passed from this life to his heavenly home on October 9, 2021. Bernard was born on October 23, 1926 and was blessed with a long life of almost 95 years.

John Mark Bumpus passed from this life to be with his Heavenly Father on September 18, 2021.  He passed away at his home in Benton, Illinois.  John was born February 7, 1957, in Carmi, Illinois to (Lois) Kathleen (Presley) and Lloyd Bumpus.  He was the grandson of Clarence and Irene Presley,…

John W. Shelby, 84, of Albion, IL passed from this life to his heavenly home on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at Richland Rehab and Nursing in Olney, IL. He was born June 19, 1937, in Olney, IL to Harold and Mary (Miller) Shelby. John married Marilyn Reid on February 25, 1957, in Edwards County,…

Dorcas Smith, 95, passed away Sunday morning, October 3, 2021 at Meadowbrook Nursing Home in Grayville, Illinois. Dorcas was born November 6, 1925 to Grant and Maude (Hortin) Judge in Edwards County. She married Roy C. Smith on June 1, 1946 and they enjoyed 62 years together before his passi…

Bernice Bailey passed from this life to her heavenly home on Sunday, October 3, 2021, at Wabash General Hospital in Mt. Carmel, IL.  She was born January 21, 1928, to Albert Huff and Thelma (Masterson) Huff in Burnt Prairie, IL. Bernice married George Bailey on September 4, 1948, in Fairfield, IL. 

Donna Mae Lawrence, 72, of Browns, Illinois, died Sunday, September 26, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loving family.  She was born August 20, 1949, in Crossville, Illinois, the daughter of Donald Lee Tolley and Allena (Jones) Tolley.  She was married to Glen Allen Lawrence, and he survives.

Hardy Alfred Lee, Jr. of Burnt Prairie, IL, passed away on Sunday September 26, 2021, at Fairfield Memorial Hospital in Fairfield, IL.  He was born on June 25, 1950, to Hardy Alfred Lee, Sr. and Della (Daniels) Lee in Albion, IL.  Hardy married Frances Guerrero on August 14, 1968, in Charles…

Clara Belle King, 91, born March 24, 1930 in Wayne County IL passed away September 19, 2021 in her sleep at home in Las Vegas. She is survived by her six children, Carolyn (Stephen) Jacobs of Las Vegas NV, Shirley (Stan) Mann of Ellery IL, Robert (Katy) King of Round Mountain TX, Linda King,…

Gloria Bennett was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She left this world following many years of battling Parkinson’s disease and a final battle with COVID on September 24, 2021 at age 81. 

Russell Rolland Lentz, Jr., 74, of Highland, Illinois, formerly of Grayville, Illinois, died Monday, September 20, 2021, at SSM Health DePaul Hospital in Bridgeton, Missouri.  He was born January 23, 1947, in Stockton, Kansas, the son of Russell Rolland Lentz, Sr., and Rose (Traylor) Lentz. …

Margaret Ann Searby, 93, of Champaign, IL, formerly of Mt. Carmel, IL, and Browns, IL, passed away at 9:24 p.m. Monday, September 6, 2021 at the Amber Glen Alzheimerís Care Center in Urbana, IL.

Marjorie Jean Reynolds Onyett, 93, died Thursday, September 2, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. Marjorie was born May 27, 1928 to Jerome Reynolds and Minnie Aline Brice. She married Joseph Onyett on January 18, 1947, and was married for 48 years.

West Salem resident, Ervin Gill Medler, age 76, passed from this life to the next on September 7, 2021 at the Linda White Hospice House in Evansville, Indiana.

Gale “Keith” Crackel, 76 of Grayville, IL succumbed to complications of COPD into Jesus arms on Friday September 10, 2021, at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Evansville, IN surrounded by his wife and two daughters. He was born in Olney, IL to Ralph and Ferris (Michels) Crackel on January 4, 1945.

Marilyn Jo Shelby 82, passed from this life on Sunday, September 12, 2021, in Olney, IL at Richland Rehab and Nursing. 

West Salem resident, Ervin Gill Medler, age 76, passed from this life to the next on September 7, 2021 at the Linda White Hospice House in Evansville, Indiana.

Gregory E. Beuligmann, 66, of West Salem, Illinois, passed away Friday, September 3, 2021, at Fairfield Memorial Hospital, surrounded by the love of his family.  He was born on March 17, 1955, in Mount Carmel, Illinois, the fourth of seven children born to Bernard and Mary Lou (Coleman) Beul…

John C. Koster, 70, of West Salem, IL, passed away on August 31, 2021, at Carle Hospital in Urbana, IL.  He was born on June 20, 1951, to Emil and Mabel (Greatline) Koster in Cynthiana, Indiana.  He married Joyce Carter on August 15, 1975.

Grace Elizabeth Shelton, 100, of Grayville, Illinois, died Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at Meadowood Nursing Home in Grayville.  She was born December 23, 1920, in Mill Shoals, Illinois, the daughter of Charlie and Helen (Sumner) Bain.  She was married to Walter Shelton on July 31, 1945, and he…

Karen Margaret Aker of Grayville, Illinois, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on July 30, 2021. She was born on June 16,1943, in Gulfport, MS, to Wesley and Lola Aker, who both predeceased her. She was 78 years of age. 

Larry McDowell “Jughead” Banks, 82, of Crossville, Illinois, died Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.  He was born November 27, 1938, in Allendale, Illinois, the son of Everett McDowell Banks and Eva Pearl (Thomas) Banks.  He was married to Gloria Kr…

Carl Edward Pfeiffer of Lawrenceville, IL passed on Sunday July 18, 2021. Carl was born and raised in Wabash County, IL. He was the first born son of William J. and Ida M. (Herschelman) Pfeiffer of Browns, Illinois. He graduated from the University of Illinois in 1950 with a Bachelor of Scie…

Ronald Wayne “Ron” Lamp, well-known area minister and businessman, age 70, of Carmi, Illinois, died Monday, July 19, 2021, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana, from injuries sustained in a traffic accident.  He was born June 14, 1951, in Fairfield, Illinois, the son of Norma…

Danny J. Allen 66, of Grayville Illinois, passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021, at his residence. He was born in Omaha, Illinois, on August 12, 1954, the son of Bill and Josie Allen. He was married to Algeana (Harris) Allen and she survives.

R. Terry Eugene Leathers, 47, passed away on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at his residence. He was born January 19, 1974, in Carmi, Illinois, the son of Robert and Betty (Holland) Leathers. He married Donalea Beasley on February 11, 1995 in Danville, Illinois, they later divorced.

Nina Fern Fewkes Mann was born in Albion, Illinois, on October 24, 1939, the third child of Harvey Walker and Ethel Ozella (Simms) Fewkes.  She was raised on the family farm southeast of Albion and attended Red Top School, before finishing at Albion Grade School and Edwards County High Schoo…

Larry Gale Garbo, 77, of Grayville, Illinois, died Friday, June 25, 2021, in Grayville.  He was born March 3, 1944, in West Frankfort, Illinois, the son of Arthur and Betty Jean (Short) Garbo.  He was married to Carol Ann (Young) Garbo on June 13, 1964, and she preceded him in death on March…

Donald Ray Ile, age 78, of Albion, Illinois entered the gates of heaven on Thursday, June 10, 2021 following a brief battle with cancer.

Jerry L. Spruell passed from this earth on June 3, 2021 at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, IN. Born June 22, 1949 to parents Harry and Ruth Spruell, Jerry was one of eight children. He was a lifelong resident of Grayville, IL. 

Richard Allen Kleinschmidt, 78, of Grayville, Illinois, died Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.  He was born August 5, 1942, in Wabash County, Illinois, the son of Harold and Alberta Fern (Utley) Kleinschmidt. He married Debera (Michels) Kleinschmidt…

Merl Hugh Pollock, 94, of Crossville, Illinois, died Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi, Illinois. He was born September 25, 1926, in Garfield, Arkansas, the son of Otto Gilbert Pollock and Mabel Claire (Shankle) Pollock. He was married to Vicki Sue (Cross) Pollock,…

Mary L. Riley, 87, of Grayville died on Tuesday, April 20 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Ind. She was born Oct. 16, 1933, in Edwards County, the daughter of Thomas F. and Hattie Kay (Schmittler) Hodgson. She was married to John A. Riley on March 10, 1951, and he preceded her in d…

Rita F. Brand, 59, of New Haven, Illinois, formerly of Grayville, Illinois, died Sunday, April 11, 2021, at Columbia Healthcare Center in Evansville, Indiana.  She was born September 17, 1961, in New Harmony, Indiana, the daughter of Benjamin and Nancy (Hungate) Brand.

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Rod Williams, age 61 of Browns, passed away peacefully on the evening of April 8 at his residence, surrounded by loved ones. Rod was born in Fairfield on March 5, 1960 to Buford and Betty Lou (Kight) Williams. Rod married Patty Hallam on Oct. 19, 1990 at the First Baptist Church in Albion an…

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Phyllis Ruth Webb, age 83 of rural Albion passed from this life to the next on Friday, March 26 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital, Evansville, Ind.

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Arrol P. Stewart, 77, of Albion passed away Thursday morning, Feb. 18 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. Arrol was born on July 19, 1944 to R. F. (Jack) Stewart and Marie Fritz Stewart in Evansville, Ind. He graduated from Edwards County High School and continued his education earning a Business…

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