Obituaries

Nola Jean Heisner
Nola Jean Heisner, age 64 of Jonesboro, died Monday, May 14, 2018 at her home. She was born June 8, 1953 in Paducah, KY, the daughter of Russell Fredrick and Jean G. (Davies) Heisner.          Nola is survived by her two daughters, Mary Heisner and Daphne Heisner both of Olive Branch; son, Daniel...
Pearl E. Karraker
Pearl E. Karraker, 93, of Metropolis, and formerly of McClure, died at 5:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Southgate Healthcare Center in Metropolis. She was born on July 17, 1924, in Dover, N.H., the daughter of Alphonse and Florence Court Gagne.  She married Lynn J. Karraker Jr. on Dec. 6, 1947...
Richard Sheeley
Richard Sheeley, 71, of Anna, died at 4:12 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born on Nov. 25, 1946, in Memphis, Tenn., the son of Glenn and Mary Francis Clutts Sheeley.  He married Cathy Lewis on Jan. 8, 1972.  He graduated from Anna-Jonesboro...
Philip J. Gebbia
Philip J. Gebbia, 85, of Dongola, died at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 13, 2018, at his home.  He was born on June 22, 1932, in St. Louis, the son of Joseph and Jennie Misuraca Gebbia.  He married June Davis on Dec. 12, 1958. She preceded him in death. Mr. Gebbia is survived by his children, Philip (Heidi...
Wanda L. Gardner
Wanda L. Gardner, 88, of Jonesboro, died Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Southeast Health in Cape Girardeau. She was born on March 23, 1930, in Cobden, the daughter of Louie Robert and Mildred Marie Treece Kelley.  She married John Lewis Gardner on March 27, 1949, in Jonesboro. He preceded her in death...
Marvin E. Caraker, 91, of Anna, and formerly of Cobden, died Thursday, May 10, 2018, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna.  He was born on Feb. 1, 1927, in Anna, the son of Phillip M. and Lona Russell Caraker.  He married Mary Sue Moreland on Oct. 3, 1961, in East St. Louis. She preceded him in...
Dale E. Mowery
Dale E. Mowery, 92, of Tamms, died peacefully at his home, surrounded by family on Wednesday evening, May 9, 2018. He was born on Oct. 31, 1925, at home in northern Alexander County, the son of Verno and Iola Keller Mowery.   He was the second of three children. As a child, he walked to the two-...
Virginia Irene Miller, 100, of Kalamazoo, Mich., and formerly of Ullin, died on May 7, 2018.  She was born on Oct. 14, 1917, in Dongola, the daughter of William and Cora Lingle Mowery.  On Dec. 2, 1956, she married Bernoid L. Miller, living in Ullin and raising their daughter.  Following the death...
Mary Pitts Hoyle, 100, of Anna, died at 6:47 a.m. Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Jonesboro Rehab and Healthcare in Jonesboro. She was born on Aug. 7, 1917, in Union County, the daughter of Luster and Flora Lott Pitts.   She married Curtis Hoyle, who preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 1939.  She retired...
David Shawn Knight
David Shawn Knight, 61, of Anna, died on May 2, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn.  He was born on Nov. 14, 1956, in Woodstock, the son of Raymond James and Helen Marlene Eddings Knight.  He is survived by his son, Eli (Mandy) Knight of Anna; a daughter, Nicole Knight (Allen Wood) of Metropolis; a grandson,...

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