Luella Marceline Sitter Hammack
Luella Marceline Sitter Hammack, 91, of Anna, and formerly of Elgin, died Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at 9:14 a.m. at her residence.  She was born on June 21, 1931, in Dongola, the daughter of Owen Marion and Cora Gladys Beggs Sitter. She married Jess V. Hammack on Jan. 24, 1959. He preceded her in...
Robert Eugene Caraker Sr.
Robert Eugene Caraker Sr., 72, of Anna, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2023, at LRMC in Lakeland, Fla. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Lela Mae Ralls; his father, Marvin Caraker; a brother, William C. Ralls Jr.; his beloved daughter, Brandie Danielle Caraker; and his wife, Teresa...
Clarence Browder
Clarence Browder, 79, of Anna, passed away into Heavenly eternity at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, at his home after health issues resulting from Covid-19 and physical injury causing long term, permanent physical disability and paralysis.  He was born on Aug. 16, 1943, in Ava, the seventh of...
Jo Ann Mayberry
Jo Ann Mayberry, 80, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023, at Southeast Health.  She was born on June 22, 1942, in Hayti, Mo., the daughter of Calvin Coolidge and Lucille Henderson Brazier.  She married Albert “AP” Mayberry on April 10, 1977, at Kornthal Church near Jonesboro. He preceded...
Betty M. Fairhurst
Betty M. Fairhurst, 82, of Anna, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023, at Integrity Healthcare in Anna.  She was born on May 25, 1940, in Jonesboro, the daughter of Clyde and Lois Rich Lingle.  She married Troy Leon Fairhurst on Sept. 6, 1995. He preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 2022. Mrs. Fairhurst is...
Lynda Parker
Lynda Parker, 86, of Karnak, died at 4:54 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2023, at Southgate Nursing Home in Metropolis. She was born on April 1, 1936, in Grantsburg, the daughter of Arthur and Dillie Hawkins Dick. She married Warren “Hoot” Parker on Oct. 29, 1955. He preceded her in death on May 10, 1995....
Lola J. Otten Edmonds
Lola J. Otten Edmonds, 94, of Anna, died peacefully Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023, at The Villages of St. Peters in St. Charles County, Mo.  She was born on Jan. 19, 1929, in Randolph County, the daughter of Henry and Louise Huch Otten.  She married Earl Edmonds on Oct. 8, 1947. He preceded her in death in...
Kenneth Summers
Kenneth Summers, 82, of Larkspur, Colo., and formerly of Karnak, died at 12:35 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, 2023, at Parkview Nursing Home in Paducah. Mr. Summers was born on Jan. 10, 1941, in Karnak. He was a 1958 graduate of Karnak High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He worked for many...
Bonnie Sparks Heisner
Bonnie Sparks Heisner, 68, of Benton, Ky., died at 5:10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born on Sept. 11, 1954, in Paducah. She enjoyed going to Lake Glendale, traveling to Gatlinburg and, most of all, spending time with her family and getting sugars from...
Dennis Lee Chandler
Dennis Lee Chandler, 57, of Ullin, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2023, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born on Jan. 19, 1966, in Murphysboro, the son of Oscar Stanley and Elma Starcher Chandler. He married Sonia Minyard on Aug. 18, 1990. She survives. He was a 1984 graduate of...


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