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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Charles Leroy Speir, age 72 of Albion, passed away Tuesday, March 23 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Ind. 

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Terry Lynn Doty, 72, of Cowling, passed away at his home, March 25, at 9:25 a.m. surround by his wife and daughters, just as in life.

Sammie Lee Marler 73, of Brunswick, GA and formerly of Youngsville, NY died on Tuesday March 16, 2021 at the Southeast Georgia Health Systems Hospital. 

Darrell L. Balding, 90 of Jacksonville Fla. passed away Feb. 5 in Jacksonville. Darrell was born Sept. 25, 1930 in Edwards County to Alva and Anna (Ramsey) Balding. He married Frances Molloy in 1955 and she preceded him death in 1997. He married Mona Roberts in 2001 and she survives him. He …

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Dauna Joan Hamilton, 86, of Albion died Tuesday, March 2 at Rest Haven Manor, Inc., in Albion. She was born March 7, 1934, in Edwards County, the daughter of Darrell and Ena (Schoenman) Smith.bShe married John Bernard “J.B.” Hamilton on Dec. 27, 1955, and he preceded her in death on June 3, 2012.

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Chad M. Dilley, 42, of Bone Gap passed away Thursday, March 11 at Wabash General Hospital in Mount Carmel. He was born on Aug. 14, 1978 in Mount Carmel, the son of Terry Dilley and Phyllis (Brown) Harms.

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Wilma L. Waters, age 86, of Ellery, passed from this life to the next on March 8 at Rest Haven Manor in Albion.

Gwen Collins, age 74, of Albion, passed from this life to the next on Feb. 10 in Fairfield. In keeping with her specific instructions, cremation has taken place and there are no formal services planned. 

Edward B. “Ed” Thompson, 53, of Albion, passed away Wednesday, March 3 at Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, Ind. surrounded by the love of his family. He was born on May 10, 1967 in Olney, the son of Jimmy and Barbara (Hamilton) Thompson. He married Kim Kennard on March 25, 1995 an…

Randall Williams, age 68 of Albion, passed away Thursday, March 4 at his residence after a valiant battle with cancer. Randy was born in Olney on Sept. 7, 1952 to Buford and Betty Lou (Kight) Williams. Randy married Donna Vaughan on Feb. 23, 1996 in Albion and she survives. Randy owned and o…

Carol Ann Garbo, 75, of Grayville, died Wednesday, March 3 at her home. She was born July 24, 1945, in West Frankfort, Ill., the daughter of Byford and Jane (Griffin) Young. She married Larry Gale Garbo on June 13, 1964, and he survives.

Douglas B. Shelton, 37, formerly of Grayville, Illinois, died Monday, February 1, 2021, at Core Nursing and Rehabilitation in Dale, Indiana.  He was born March 23, 1983, in Evansville, Indiana, the son of Gary W. and Cheri D. (Goldman) Shelton.

74-year-old Fairfield resident Gary Ellis passed away at 4:55 a.m. on Friday Jan. 29 at Deaconess Midtown in Evansville Ind. He was a retired school teacher. He taught and coached at Bone Gap Grade School from 1968 until the school was closed. He finished his teaching/coaching career at Edwa…

Justin Lee Gawthorp, age 43 of Albion passed from this life to the next life on Jan. 14 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, Ind. following a courageous battle with COVID-19.

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Randall L. “Weed” Garwood, 61, of Grayville, Ill., passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 13 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. with his loving family by his side. He was born on Oct. 10, 1959 in Geneseo, Ill., the son of Sherman and Rita (Pearson) Garwood. Randy graduated from Crossville Hig…

Marilyn A. Hawkins, 85, of Grayville, Ill., died Monday, Jan. 11 at Meadowood Nursing and Rehabilitation in Grayville.  She was born Oct. 19, 1935, in White County, Ill., the daughter of Theodore and Ada (Stuart) Duvall. She was married to Clarence Edward Hawkins and he preceded her in death…

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Sheila Rose Bailey, age 55, of Albion passed away unexpectedly at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Ind. on Saturday, Jan 9.

Mason S. Miser, 85, of Grayville, died Saturday, Jan. 2 at Kingsbrook Lifecare Center in Ashland, Ky. He was born Nov. 11, 1935, in Poseyville, Ind., the son of William Isaac Miser and Lela Mae (Spicer) Miser. He was married to Marjorie A. (Frankland) Miser and she preceded him in death on M…

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Gary Wayne Meritt, 58, of Clay City, Ill., formerly of Grayville, Illinois, died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, at his home. He was born July 5, 1962, in Carmi, Illinois, the son of Harold Glen (Floetta) Meritt.

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Wayne Rudisill, 79, of Grayville, Ill., died Thursday, Dec. 10 at his home. He was born July 26, 1941, in Rockport, Ind., the son of Jesse and Lillian (Weller) Rudisill. He was married to Lora Mae (Hatcher) Rudisill, and she survives.

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Mary Ann Downs, 70, of Grayville, Ill., died Wednesday, Dec. 9 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Ind. She was born Dec. 3, 1950, in Carmi, Ill., the daughter of Wilford Carl Trout and Nola May (Trafford) Trout.

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Charles Higgs, age 72, of Grayville, Ill., passed away Saturday, Nov. 21 at his home surrounded by the love of his family.

Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Wood, 84, of Grayville, Ill., died Monday, Nov. 16 at her home. She was born Nov. 8, 1936, in Crawford County, Ill., (Robinson), the daughter of Clyde and Vera (Downy) Lingafelter.

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90 year old Albion resident, Frances A. Roosevelt passed away in to the arms of her loving Savior on Friday morning, Nov. 13 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Ind.

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After a hard fought battle with the coronavirus, Ronald Dean Mann of rural Albion passed away on Nov. 9 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Ind. surrounded by his wife and children. Ron was born on June 27, 1940 in Olney, Ill., the son of Virgil Elmer and Mary Ann (Shepherd) Mann. H…

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John E. Ibbotson, age 87, of Albion, passed from this life to the next on Friday, Oct. 23 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital, Skilled Care Unit. In true gentlemanly fashion, he went ahead so he could open Heaven’s gates for his bride of over 69 years. Laura Ibbotson joined him on Monday, Oct. 26…

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Suzanne Waite Watters, a native of Albion, Illinois died on Oct. 10 at her home in Daytona Beach, Fla.. She lived there with her fiance, Jack Lindquist.

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The Reverend Donald “Don” W. Frantz, 97, of Middletown, Ky. formerly of Shelbyville, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 8 at Legacy at English Station in Middletown, Ky.  Born on June 26, 1923, in Arcola, Ill., he was the son of the late George Andrew Frantz and Edna Wehrli Frantz, and the widowe…

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Leonard E. Stoecker, age 90 of Albion joined God in Heaven on Friday Oct. 9. He was born Oct. 2,1930, to the late Louis and Elsie Stoecker.

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Steven M. Houchin, 69, of West Salem, died on Sept. 26 in Wayne County. Steve was born on Dec. 7, 1950 in Searcy, Ark., the son of Darrell Houchin and Kathleen (Runyon). 

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.