June Marie Minor
June Marie Minor, 59, of Mounds, passed away at 2:25 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, 2020, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. June was born Oct. 5, 1961 in Cairo, daughter of the late Raymond Earl and Lois Adeline Rhude Minor, Sr. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mound City...
William L. 'Bill' Musgrave
William L. “Bill” Musgrave, 72, of Cobden, died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in the Marion V.A. Medical Center. He was born March 16, 1948, in Gary, Ind., the son of Richard and Helen (Suryer) Musgrave. Bill is survived by his children, Randy Musgrave (Judy Ray) of Anna, Bill Jr. (April) Musgrave of Anna...
Ira D. Tripp Jr.
Ira D. Tripp Jr., 53, died suddenly and unexpectedly at home on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. He was born in Muncie, Ind., on June 10, 1967. He was the son of Ira Dugan and Linda Irene Tripp. His family moved back to Southern Illinois when he was 5. He graduated from Anna-Jonesboro Community High School...
Steven Michael Womack
Steven Michael Womack, 68, of Jonesboro, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, at his home.  He was born on Dec. 10, 1951, in Anna, the son of Bob Womack.  He is survived by his special uncle, Ralph Womack (Susan Middleton) and family; cousins, Yavonne and Bill Eads, Erika, Josh and Aurora Wheaton, Chad,...
Rex Goforth
Rex Goforth, 62, of Cobden, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born on June 7, 1958, in Du Quoin, the son of Ray Tony and Aretta Faye Gibson Goforth.  He married Cheryl Duty on June 15, 1984, in Cobden.  He is survived by his wife, Cheryl “Sherry” Goforth of...
Judith K. (Heck) Gray
Judith K. (Heck) Gray died on Nov. 20, 2020, at her home, with her family at her side. Judy was born in Carbondale, the daughter of Kenneth and Lucille May Heck, on Aug. 26, 1942.   She married Roger Gray on Aug. 24, 1963, at Grace Methodist Church in Carbondale, with the Rev.  Don Carlton...
Jean K. Kohler
Jean K. Kohler, 79, of Anna, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at Manor Court in Carbondale.  She was born on Feb. 7, 1941, in Jonesboro, the daughter of Herbert and Agnes Barnhart Coats.  She married Bon Kohler on June 18, 1960, in Anna. Mrs. Kohler is survived by her husband, Bon Kohler of Anna;...
Roy L. Walker
Roy L. Walker, 81, of Makanda, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.  He was born on May 14, 1939, in Wolf Lake, the son of Leo Curtis and Retha Isabel Farmer Walker.  He and Linda Vincent were united in marriage on Aug. 14, 1960, at Wolf Lake Methodist Church. Mr. Walker...
Rose RedCloud
Rose RedCloud, 83, of Tamms, died at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at the home of her son, James, in Ullin, where she had lived for the past year. Vanita Rose RedCloud was born on Oct. 12, 1937, in Tamms, the daughter of Montdean and Lucille Miller Mayberry.   She was married to James RedCloud Sr...
George McCommons
George McCommons, 84, of Dongola, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at the Union County Long Term Care Facility.  He was born on April 17, 1936, in Dongola, the son of Van and Lodema Eddleman McCommons.  He married Marcella Dillow on May 5, 1951, in Piggott, Ark. She preceded him in death on Jan. 15,...


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