Obituaries

Junior Lee ‘Zip’ Toler
Junior Lee “Zip” Toler, 78, of Anna, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024, at Union County Hospital in Anna.  He was born July 21, 1945, in Union County, the son of Cecil and Alberta Cook Toler.  Mr. Toler is is survived by his sister, Sharon Tomas of Anna; a daughter, Missy Kay Toler; an aunt, Betty...
Laura Ruth King Spiller
Laura Ruth King Spiller, 81, of Anna, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024, comfortably in her home.  She was born on Dec. 11, 1942, in McClure, the daughter of Nathaniel and Myrtle Pender King.  She married the love of her life, Robert “Bob” Spiller, on Sept. 6, 1960, in Reynoldsville. They had four...
Dr. Glenn Hudgens
Dr. Glenn Hudgens, a beloved healer, devoted family man and community stalwart, peacefully passed away on Dec. 20, 2023, in Carmel, Calif.  The oldest of four boys, he was born on Aug. 22, 1934, in Anna, and was 89 years old.  Glenn’s life was a testament to love, dedication and a commitment to the...
Dr. Michael Martin Williamsen
Dr. Michael Martin Williamsen passed away suddenly but peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024.  Born on July 21, 1944, Mike was the youngest of three, and a perpetual troublemaker for his older sisters Lynne and Joanna.  Though living in Tacoma, Wash., at the time of Mike’s birth, his parents,...
Sharon Barringer
Sharon Barringer, 70, of Anna, died unexpectedly on Monday morning, Jan. 29, 2024, at her home.  She was on born July 26, 1953, in St. Louis. She was the eldest child born to Johnny and Shirley Crowell Dodson. On July 11, 1988, she married James Joseph Barringer in Buffalo, S.D. He preceded her in...
Louis Perry Shaw, of Carrier Mills, passed away peacefully at 69 years old on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024, in Evansville, Ind., surrounded by his loved ones.  Louis was born on Sept. 12, 1954, the son of Everett and Lizzie Russell Shaw of Carrier Mills.  Louis was a devoted husband, son-in-law, brother-...
Henry C. Lingle, 65, of Cobden, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2024, at his home.  He was born on Nov. 15, 1958, in Wood River, the son of Gerald M. and Velma Lorene Clutts Lingle.  He married Diana Baker on May 6, 1984, in Anna. Mr. Lingle is survived by his wife, Diana Lingle; step-daughters Nancy Baker...
Jessica Grace Gore
Jessica Grace Gore, 35, of Anna, went to be with her savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024.  She was born on Nov. 24, 1988, the daughter of Gary Wayne Sr. and Cora Burton Davis.  She married Jimmy Gore on Oct. 11, 2019, in McClure.  She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Gore; two sons,...
Deon Wayne Warden
Deon Wayne Warden, 54, of Jonesboro, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2024, at his home.  He was born on Feb. 11, 1969, in St. Louis, the son of Vernon Leon and Betty Eads Warden.  He married Tina Croy on Jan. 27, 1990. She preceded him in death on May 28, 2016. Mr. Warden is survived by his children, Tyler...
Vicky L. Chamness
Vicky L. Chamness, 59, of Anna, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2024, at Integrity Healthcare in Anna.  She was born on May 2, 1964, in Anna, the daughter of John L. and Hazel M. Flick Reichrath. She is survived by her mother, Hazel M. Reichrath of Anna; a brother, Gary Reichrath of Milford, Del.; dear...

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