Obituaries

Arthur Jay Bigler
Arthur Jay Bigler, 86, of Anna, died at 2:12 a.m. Friday, July 8, 2016, at Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born on July 22, 1929, in Cobden. He was the son of Arthur Joseph Bigler and Daisie Dickey Bigler. He married Phyllis Adehl “Pam” Manus on Sept. 7, 1951, in Anna. She preceded him in...
Bobby Dean ‘Bob’ Williams
Bobby Dean “Bob” Williams, 77, of Jonesboro, died at 12:20 p.m. Thursday, July 7, 2016, at the Jonesboro Rehab and Healthcare Center. He was born on Sept. 1, 1938, in Cobden. He was the son of Lowell E. and Ruby York Williams. He married Margaret Anderson on Feb. 28, 1958, in Anna. He is survived...
Nancee M. Morrison
Nancee M. Morrison, 58, of Jonesboro, died at 7:11 p.m. Friday, July 8, 2016, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born on July 20, 1957, in Cape Girardeau, the daughter of Paul K. and Rita Sietman Pearl. She married Kenneth W. Morrison on June 30, 1979, at Ferne Clyffe State...
Raymond Faire
Raymond Faire, 93, of Cape Girardeau, died peacefully Sunday, July 3, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on April 7, 1923, in Deventer, Mo., the son of Herschel and Emelene Patrick Faire. Raymond and Thelma Forrester were married March 25, 1945. Out of this union came a son,...
Dannie H. Chapman Jr.
Dannie H. Chapman Jr., 62, of Jonesboro, died Monday, June 27, 2016, at 10 p.m. at his home. He was born on Sept. 9, 1953, in Indianapolis, Ind.  He was the third of four children born to the Rev. Dannie H. Chapman Sr. and Audrey Worthen Chapman.  He spent his childhood and much of his youth in...
Sharon M. Casey, 60, of Pana, died Monday, July 4, 2016, at Prairie Rose Health Care Center in Pana. She was born on Oct. 28, 1955, in Anna, the daughter of William Henry and Joyce Marie Kaehler Casey. She was raised in Palmdale, Calif., graduating from Palmdale High School, class of 1974. She then...
Jeraldine E. Langham, 78, of Golconda, died on July 3, 2016, at home. She was born on July 19, 1937, the daughter of Cecil and Virginia Cavness Knight. Her adopted parents were Hal B. and Bernice Vinyard Ewell. She went to Clark College. She was an executive secretary and worked for the FBI and...
Mary Belle Brown
Mary Belle Brown, 88, of Dongola, died at 9:05 a.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at home. She was born on Feb. 22, 1928, in Cypress, the daughter of Fred and Dorothy Marie Litaker Moake. She married Charles E. Brown on Jan. 13, 1947. He preceded her in death on Aug. 8, 2012. She was a member of the...
John Lloyd McGaha, 48, of Dongola, died at 7:25 a.m. Sunday, July 3, 2016, at the Jonesboro Rehab Center. He was born on Aug. 5, 1967, in McAllen, Texas, the son of George S. and Anne Moore McGaha. He is survived by his parents, George S. and Anne McGaha of Germantown, Tenn.; one daughter, Ashley...
Garry Gene Phillips
Garry Gene Phillips, 76, of Anna, died Sunday, July 3, 2016, at 4:05 p.m. at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. He was born on May 6, 1940, in Vienna, the son of Claude and Helen Croft Phillips. On Feb. 11, 1961, he married Mary L. “Lou” Lawrence in Vienna.  She preceded him in death on Feb. 22, 2012...

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