Obituaries

Juanita Kathleen Woolridge, 86, of Jonesboro, died Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, at Herrin Hospital. She died as a result of the coronavirus. She was born on Nov. 16, 1934. She was the daughter of Charles and Dora Smith of Scott City, Mo. Kathleen married Robert (Bob) Woolridge on July 27, 1951. Mr....
Mary Ruth Morgan, 93, of Jonesboro, died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, at the Jonesboro Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.  She was born on April 2, 1927, in Anna, the daughter of Glee and Ollie Ann Girtman Lewis.  She married Freddie Walker on Oct. 9, 1944, in Anna. He preceded her in death on...
Benjamin L. “Benny” Jordan of Sorrento, Fla., and formerly of Elco and Grand Tower, went to be with Jesus on Dec. 10, 2020. He was born on Feb. 2, 1957, the son of Carl and Betty Jordan. He married Helen Dupa. Survivors include his wife, Helen; a daughter, Lenore Jordan; a stepdaughter, Elana (...
James Mitchell (Jimmy) Greer
James Mitchell (Jimmy) Greer, 73, of Belknap, died at 7:12 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, at his son’s home in Paducah, with his family by his side. Mr. Greer was born on May 11, 1947, in Belknap. He was a graduate of Vienna High School.   James and Peggy Manley Greer were united in marriage in 1971...
Allen Ray Fletcher
Allen Ray Fletcher, 78, of Cairo, died Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah. He was born on April 25, 1942, in Cairo, the son of Charles and Susie Bagby Fletcher.   He married Gracie Wheat, and to this union two sons were born. She preceded him in...
Doris Ann Funston
Doris Ann Funston was born on Dec. 31, 1942, in Mound City, the daughter of June Anna Trammell and James Russell McGill, the third of five children. She died on Dec. 1, 2020. She spent her childhood in rural Illinois growing up along the Ohio River, where early on she demonstrated her musical...
Vincent Moran ‘Red’ Doss
Vincent Moran “Red” Doss, 96, of Cairo, died at 9:19 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, at Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center Long Term Care in Marion. He was born on Feb. 29, 1924, in Mitchellsburg, Ky., the son of Arthur and Mollie Lamb Doss.   He married LaVelle Morris. She preceded him in death on May...
Robert Hill
Robert Hill, 59, of Anna, died Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, at his home.  He was born on Oct. 4, 1961, in Anna, the son of Rollie Everett and Mabel Cook Hill.  Mr. Hill is survived by his mother, Mabel Hill of Anna; siblings David (Debbie) Hill of Anna, Rolla (Bobby) McFarland of Cobden and Todd Hill of...
Mary Lee Neal
Mary Lee Neal, 74, of Laughlin, Nev., and formerly of Southern Illinois, died Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at Summerlin Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nev. She was born on June 29, 1946, in St. Louis, the daughter of Russell and Mary Roberta Miles Dunham.   She married Kerry Neal on Dec. 14, 1990. She was...
Bonnie Dillon
Bonnie Dillon, 82, of Anna, died at 5:05 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Feb. 7, 1938, in Jonesboro, the daughter of Charles and Flossie Pendergrass Spurlock.   She married Cecil Dillon in 1979. He preceded her in death on June 22, 2019....

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