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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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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