Arthur Thistlewood III
Arthur Thistlewood III, 86, of Hayward, Calif., unexpectedly passed away on Oct. 5, 2016, while on vacation in New Mexico. He was born on May 20, 1930, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cairo, the son of  Halley Nelon Thistlewood and Arthur Thistlewood Jr. He graduated from the Western Military Academy in...
Barbara Morrison
Barbara Morrison, 88, of Anna, died Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at Union County Hospital in Anna.  She was born on Oct. 17, 1935, in Alto Pass, the daughter of Ernie and Gussie McKinny Dehart.  She married Glenn Morrison on Jan. 8, 1969, in San Diego, Calif. He preceded her in death on Sept. 16, 2009....
Joseph Richard Reppert spent the last days of his life in idyllic surroundings doing the things he enjoyed with people he loved.  Joe’s brother, Jerry Reppert, was visiting Joe and his wife, Chick, at their home in Destin, Florida, to celebrate Joe’s recent 81st birthday. They had spent time...
Lynn Heisner
Lynn Heisner, 72, of Anna, died Sunday, May 5, 2024, at Union County Hospital in Anna.  She was born on Aug. 20, 1951, in Carbondale, the daughter of Clifford Harold and Helen Louise Richardson Wright. She  is survived by her daughter, Liberty Fawn (Richard) Newman of Anna; granddaughter Kalyssa...
James ‘Robin’ Hoyle
James “Robin” Hoyle, 75, of Anna, died Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at his home.  He was born on Dec. 18, 1948, in Anna, the son of Robert E. and Leota D. Hartline Hoyle.  He married Susan Koesterer Keys on Dec. 10, 2016, in Mascoutah. He and Susan shared a true love story, dating for three years while...
Thomas Harold Keller
Thomas Harold Keller, 76, beloved husband, brother, father, son and grandfather, passed away peacefully at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, April 30, 2024.  He was born on Jan. 3, 1948, in Anna, the son of Blanche C. Atherton Keller and Thomas Henry Keller. Mr. Keller served...
Bill R. Boyd
The family of Bill R. Boyd of Carbondale is sad to announce that their beloved Bill passed away unexpectedly in his sleep early in the morning of Tuesday, April 30, 2024. He was 86 years old. He is survived by his wife Jane; his sister Linda LaFoon and her husband Frank; his daughters Beth Boyd,...
Michael Gene Kelley
Michael Gene Kelley was born on Saturday, January 6, 1951, at Union County Hospital, in Anna, Illinois.  He crossed over into God’s Heavenly embrace at 11:47 a.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2024, at his lifetime home in Cobden, Illinois, surrounded by his wife, Kim and his Brandy Girl. Mike was 73 and...
Linde Caraker-Owens, 72, of Cobden, died Saturday, May 4, at her home. Funeral arrangements were pending at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden. To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit  Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in...


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