Obituaries

Jackie Hale
Jackie Hale, 75, of Cobden, died at 9:05 a.m. Saturday, Sept 3, 2016, at her home. She was born on Nov. 11, 1940, in Union County, the daughter of Jack G. and Ruby Brasel Yates. She married Larry D. Hale on Jan. 16, 1960. Together they shared 56 years of marriage. She is survived by her husband,...
Gerald Eugene ‘Eagle’ Cain
Gerald Eugene “Eagle” Cain, 90, of Anna, died Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, at 2:07 p.m. at his home. He was born on Nov. 6, 1925, in Effingham, the son of William Alva and Gladys Hummel Cain. He married Evelyn Smith on Sept. 7, 1947, near Jonesboro. She preceded him in death on Aug. 21, 2006. He is...
Jimmie Dale Smith
Jimmie Dale Smith, 85, of Anna, died at 5:02 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born on May 8, 1931, in Carbondale, the son of Leo Everett and Hattie Frances Bryant Smith. He is survived by his two sons, Elliott Blayne (Leta Rich) Smith of Cobden...
August Paul Layman, 84, of Anna, and formerly of Benton, died at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at his home. He was born on July 1, 1932, in West Frankfort, the son of William and Beatrice Layman Matthews. He was adopted and raised by his grandparents, Jay and Cora Layman. He was a member of St....
Sue Hubbs, 81, of Anna, died at 6:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements were pending. To leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com. Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Joyce Ann Russo, 74, of Jonesboro, died at 12:29 p.m. Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born on May 4, 1942, in Union County, the daughter of Sam and Dolores Lingle Davis. She was of the Baptist faith. She worked at Florsheim Shoe Factory until her...
Virginia I. Glasco
Mrs. Virginia Imogene (Johnson) Glasco of Anna, is now rejoicing with our Lord in her long-awaited heavenly home arriving on Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 1:44 a.m. after departing from St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mis. Virginia was born on March 1, 1929 to Logan and Etta (Duty) Johnson in West...
Johnnie L. Pleasant
Johnnie L. Pleasant, age 85 of Jonesboro, died at 6:15 a.m. Monday, August 29, 2016 in the Union County Hospital.  He was born in Campbell, MO on December 20, 1930, the son of Owen Mac and Allie Opal (Runnels) Pleasant. Johnnie is survived by his loving wife, Stella Pleasant of Jonesboro; daughter...
Kevin Edward Brown, 48, of Carbondale, died at 2:20 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, at his home. He was born on May 31, 1968, in Anchorage, Alaska, the son of Billie and Shirley Burlingame Brown. He took pride in working as a foreman for Nieman Flooring in Murphysboro. In his spare time, he enjoyed...
Irma L. Black
Irma L. Black, 80, of Anna, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, at 3:20 p.m. at the Anna Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on Aug. 16, 1936, in Buncombe, the fourth of five children born to George and Jane Smith Nicholson. On Sept. 11, 1951, she married Elbert Black in Osceola, Ark. He...

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