Obituaries

Dianna Lynn Holcomb
Dianna Lynn Holcomb, 65, of Anna, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at her home.  She was born on Sept. 6, 1954, in Anna, the daughter of Beckford and Alma Louise Gregory Garris. She is survived by her daughters, Rebecca (Kelly) Patrick and Candace (Cecil) Salyers of Anna; grandchildren TJ Kell, Carsten...
Terry Griffin
Terry Griffin, 58, of Anna, died at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at his home. He was born on Sept. 2, 1961, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Golburn and Lula Hill Griffin. He is survived by his son, Brandon Griffin; a daughter, Fawn Griffin; four grandchildren, Ayden, Aubrey, Karissa and Bianca...
Jaime Leigh Blaney-Mullins
Jaime Leigh Blaney-Mullins, 39, of Pensacola, Fla., and formerly of Anna, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. She was born on Oct. 14, 1980, in Carbondale, the daughter of Michael and Janet Blaney Peeler.   She married Robert B. “Bob” Mullins. She graduated from...
Patricia Ann Pearl
Patricia Ann Pearl, 58, of Anna, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at her home.  She was born on May 12, 1961, in Anna, the daughter of George Jerald Fox and Mary Lou Brasel Tucker.  She is survived by her children, Christina (Shawn) Haynes of Anna, Crystal Davidson (Becky Lovell) of Jonesboro and Nathan...
Mary Helen Moore
Mary Helen Moore, 83, of Arcadia, Fla., and formerly of Jonesboro, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, at DeSoto Memorial Hospital in Arcadia, Fla.  She was born on Sept. 29, 1936, in Jonesboro, the daughter of John Henry and Freddie Kathryn Stroehlein Whiting.  She married James L. Moore on Oct. 21, 1956,...
Paul Boie Jr.
Paul Boie Jr., 87, of Bradley, died on Feb. 6, 2020.  Mr. Boie was born in 1932 in Anna, the son of Paul Boie Sr. and Ada Toler Boie. He married Patricia Acuff Boie on Oct. 9, 1955. They  raised three children and had a loving marriage for 64 years.  Mr. Boie served as a corporal in the U.S. Army...
Allibeth Partridge, 84, of Jonesboro, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at Integrity Healthcare in Anna.  She was born on Jan. 15, 1936, in Union County, the daughter of Ollen and Madge Casey Nalley.  She married Carter Partridge on Dec. 27, 1956, in Anna. He preceded her in death on Oct. 3, 2010. ...
Bob Palmer, 86, of Anna, died at 12:19 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Carbondale. Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.  Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the hour of services on Friday at Bailey Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Gilead...
Thomas ‘Tub’ Coffman
Thomas “Tub” Coffman grew up in Anna. He was an only child of Charles and Helen Coffman.  In his early years he worked as a police officer, at PN Hirsch & Co. and was co-manager of Gebharts Auto in Anna. He spent 30 years until his retirement working for the Illinois Department of Corrections...
Ann K. Schaefer
Ann Katherine (Kay) Schaefer, 73, of Wolf Lake, died peacefully on Jan. 27, 2020, after a brief battle with cancer.  Kay was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, the only daughter of the late Harry J. and Ann Katherine Wilson Hall.  She attended the University of Missouri and later was proud to receive...

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