Obituaries

Betty Janice Swink, 80, of Dongola, died at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Southeast Health in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Nov. 12, 1936, in Union County, the daughter of Lloyd Samuel and Alma Irene Smith Sims. She married Don C. Swink on Dec. 20, 1953, in Jackson, Mo. He preceded her in...
Shirley West Davis of Carbondale, formerly of Anna, passed away peacefully at her home on May 30, 2017. An ecumenical memorial worship service will be held at Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church in Anna on July 29, beginning at 10 a.m. The Davis family looks forward to worshipping with those who loved her...
Troy E. Glasco
Troy E. Glasco, 93, of rural Cobden, died at 8:13 a.m. Thursday, July 13, 2017, at the Shawnee Christian Nursing Center in Herrin. He was born on June 23,1924, in Union County, the son of Lowell and Rosa Mae Leggans Glasco. He married Bobbie Foster on June 10, 1945, in Carbondale. He is survived by...
Johnathan L. Carlton
Johnathan L. Carlton, 33, of Kansas City, Mo., and a former resident of Johnson County, died Saturday, July 15, 2017, at 1:26 a.m. at the North Kansas Hospital in Kansas City from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was born on July 15, 1984, in Paducah, the son of Craig L. and Barbara...
Violet Mayberry
Violet Mayberry, 86, of Anna, died Thursday, July 6, 2017, at the Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She was born on June 20, 1931, in Granite City, the daughter of William and Mary Hinkle Cline. She married Carl M. Mayberry on Aug. 5, 1947, in Anna. She loved to attend church. She was...
Carolyn Treece
Carolyn Treece, 78, of Anna, died Saturday, July 8, 2017, at River to River Assisted Living in Anna. She was born on July 27, 1938, in Cairo, the daughter of Van and Eileen Groner Earnhart. She married Don Treece on Oct. 7, 1961, in Perks. He preceded her in death on Oct. 11, 2006. She is survived...
Laura Dillow
Laura Dillow, 61, of Anna, formerly of Olive Branch, passed away Tuesday evening, July 4, 2017 at Union County Hospital. She was born June 16, 1956, in Union County, the daughter of Harry R. and Hazel (Webb) Hurst. She married Gary “Pee Wee” Dillow on April 14, 1972.  She is survived her husband,...
Donald Gene Mausey, 63, of Anna, died at 3 p.m. Friday, June 30, 2017, at his home. He was born on Feb. 12, 1954, in Herrin, the son of Jesse Charles and Helen Faye Arnold Mausey. He is survived by two brothers, Charles William Mausey and John Mausey, both of Carterville; two sisters, Beverly Sue...
Dorothy M. Childers
Dorothy M. Childers, 86, of Washington, Ill., died at 10:55 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at Riverview Care Center in East Peoria. She was born on July 6, 1930, in Monmouth, the daughter of John and Stella Cannon Lee. She married John Ray Childers on Oct. 7, 1950, in Piggott, Ark. He survives....
Dorothy L. “Dot” Shoemaker, 72, of Anna, died at 11:45 a.m. Saturday, July 1, 2017, at her home. She was born on Oct. 11, 1944, in Anna, the daughter of Ernest Ray and Versella Geraldine Oschmann Kelley. She married Earl F. Shoemaker on May 25, 1962, in Anna. She is survived by her four children,...

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