Obituaries

Gary Wayne Ledbetter
Gary Wayne Ledbetter, 65, of Anna, died at 6:35 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at his home.  He was born on Feb. 4, 1952, in Cairo, the son of Roy and Alice Brown Ledbetter. He is survived by his two daughters, Tammy (Kenneth) Donoho and Angela (Jake) Harris, all of Anna; one son, Larry Ledbetter of...
David L. Harris
David L. Harris, 67, of Alto Pass, died at 5:45 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at Integrity Healthcare in Anna.  He was born on July 5, 1949, in Anna, the son of Charles M. and Alberta L. Stroehlein Harris.  He married Norma S. Blankenship on March 13, 1971, in Murphysboro.  Mr. Harris is survived by...
Carl Everett Rhodes, 91, of Wolf Lake, died at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at his home. He was born on March 23, 1925, in Wolf Lake, the son of Albert and Lula Foster Rhodes. He is survived by his brother, Billy Rhodes of Alto Pass; numerous nieces and nephews, Annie Rhodes, Jim Rhodes,...
Jena Rose Tucker
Jena Rose Tucker, 24, of Cobden, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at her home. She was born on Nov. 13, 1992, in Carbondale, the daughter of Johnny Dewayne and Tara Bush Tucker. She is survived by her father, Johnny Dewayne Tucker of Cobden; her mother, Tara (Earl) Ferguson of Buckner; a sister,...
Lois E. Brooks
Lois E. Brooks, 57, of Cobden, died at 12:32 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at the Jonesboro Rehab & Health Care Center. She was born on Sept. 11, 1959, in Anna, the daughter of Roy Delano and Evelyn Childers Bridgeman. She is survived by her mother, Evelyn Bridgeman of Anna; one brother, Roger...
Mary Jean Pace Proffitt
Mary Jean Pace Proffitt, 94, of Metropolis, died at 2:35 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services were at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Antioch Cemetery in Rosebud. Dr. Joe Buchanan officiated. She was a member of the First Baptist Church...
James ‘Chinko’ Cantrell
James “Chinko” Cantell, 94, of Anna, and formerly of Jonesboro, died at 1:28 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born on Jan. 21, 1923, in Reynoldsville, the son of James W. and Hallie Keller Cantrell. He married Norma J. Collie on March 31, 1944, in Union County...
William Ray Phalin
William Ray Phalin, 84, of Wetaug, died at 5:35 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at Integrity Healthcare of Anna. He was born on June 2, 1932, in Mill Creek, the son of Willie and Nellie Powles Phalin. He married Marlene Holderfield on Nov. 6, 1954; they enjoyed 62 years together. She preceded him in...
Dorothy M. Gulledge
Dorothy M. Gulledge, 92, of Cobden, died at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at Integrity Healthcare in Anna. She was born on Jan. 14, 1925, in Pomona, the daughter of Charles and Hattie Mae Anderson Thompson. She married William Howard Gulledge on Nov. 20, 1941, in Jackson, Mo., and together they...
Keith D. Glasco Sr.
Keith D. Glasco Sr., 79, of Cobden, died at 11:13 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his family and friends. He was born on Aug. 8, 1937, in Wolf Lake, the son of Ernest and Ada Godwin Glasco. He married Barbara I. Clemons on March 16, 1957, in Ashland. He is survived by his...

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