Obituaries

Virginia Irene Miller, 100, of Kalamazoo, Mich., and formerly of Ullin, died on May 7, 2018.  She was born on Oct. 14, 1917, in Dongola, the daughter of William and Cora Lingle Mowery.  On Dec. 2, 1956, she married Bernoid L. Miller, living in Ullin and raising their daughter.  Following the death...
Mary Pitts Hoyle, 100, of Anna, died at 6:47 a.m. Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Jonesboro Rehab and Healthcare in Jonesboro. She was born on Aug. 7, 1917, in Union County, the daughter of Luster and Flora Lott Pitts.   She married Curtis Hoyle, who preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 1939.  She retired...
David Shawn Knight
David Shawn Knight, 61, of Anna, died on May 2, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn.  He was born on Nov. 14, 1956, in Woodstock, the son of Raymond James and Helen Marlene Eddings Knight.  He is survived by his son, Eli (Mandy) Knight of Anna; a daughter, Nicole Knight (Allen Wood) of Metropolis; a grandson,...
David Lee ‘Killer’ Horn
David Lee “Killer” Horn, 80, of Ridgway, and formerly of Carbondale, died at 11:55 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Gallatin Manor in Ridgway.   He was born on July 4, 1937, in Carbondale, the son of Robert M. and Thelma M. Grant Horn.   He is survived by his three brothers, Gene F. (Judith) Horn of...
Georgia Helen Thorn
Georgia Helen Thorn, 94, of Makanda, died at 2:45 p.m. on May 3, 2018, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born on June 17, 1923, the daughter of James Aden and Bertha Rachel Cruson Lievers.  She married James Ira Thorn in St. Charles, Mo.,  on May 29, 1942.  Mrs. Thorn was licensed with...
Mickle Brock
Mickle Brock, 47, of Dongola, died Wednesday, April 25, 2018.  He was born on June 16, 1970, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Hubert Harvey and Doris Eddleman Brock.  He married Lea Ann Tarr on Dec. 28, 2016, in Anna. He is survived by his wife, Lea Ann Brock of Dongola; a daughter, Manda Harris of...
Marjorie Leota Emery
Marjorie Leota Emery, 82, of Anna, died on April 29, 2018, at her home in Anna. She was born on Dec. 8, 1935, in Tamms, the daughter of Lewis Frederick and Estella Brown McDaniel.  She married Dariel E. “Bud” Emery on Dec. 22, 1953. He preceded her in death on Oct. 4, 2016.  Mrs. Emery started...
Martha V. Brown
Martha V. Brown, 91, of Dongola, died at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Union County Nursing Home in Anna. She was born on Jan. 9, 1927, in Pulaski County, the daughter of Henry and Ollie Stoner Schultz.  She married Calvin A. Brown on Aug. 19, 1950.  He preceded her in death on July 2, 1999...
Alice Slack, 84, of Anna, died at 9:25 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Union County Hospital in Anna.   She was born on Aug. 6, 1933, in Cook County. She is survived by her family and friends at C.I.L. and Mulberry Manor. Memorial services for Alice Slack will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 8, at...
William Shane Webb
William Shane Webb, 46, of Springville, Tenn., died on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at his residence after a long illness.  A native of Dongola, he was born on Aug. 31, 1971, the son of Raleigh Webb and Patricia Dillow Webb, who lives in Anna.  He grew up in Anna. He attended Anna-Jonesboro Community...

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