Rodger Michael Baggott
Rodger Michael Baggott, 75, of Chillicothe, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Mr. Baggott was born on May 10, 1947, in Anna, the son of Elmer James and Virgie Eula Claxton Baggott. Surviving are his children, Timothy Baggott of Carbondale, Shannon (Mark)...
John Robert ‘Bo’ Chapman
John Robert “Bo” Chapman, 76, of Alto Pass, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, at Integrity Healthcare in Anna.  He was born on Aug. 2, 1946, in Carbondale, the son of John Edwin and Thelma Hands Chapman.  He married Norma Roof. She preceded him in death on Sept. 11, 2015.  Mr. Chapman is survived by his...
Glen Eugene ‘Pete’ McRaven
Glen Eugene McRaven, 78, of Jonesboro, died Friday, Feb. 3, 2023.  He was born in Chicago on Oct. 18, 1944, the son of Mac and Mildred Rhymer McRaven.  Known by many as “Pete,” Mr. McRaven worked for over 30 years as a driver in the film industry, where he made many lifelong friends. He was a...
Barbara Ann Bevil Livesay
Barbara Ann Bevil Livesay, 87, of Anna, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, at her home, surrounded by her family.  She was born on March 29, 1935, in Cobden, the daughter of Robert Lee and Lovena Smith Bevil.  She married Edwin “Creek” Livesay on Jan. 14, 1956, in Wolf Lake. Mrs. Livesay is survived by...
Noma Louise Dodson
Noma Louise Dodson, 85, of Thebes, died at 8:39 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, at her residence. She was born on May 2, 1937, in Alexander County, the daughter of Elliot and Ella Dora Robinson Sanders. She was a member of Alexander Freewill Baptist Church in Olive Branch. She was a housewife and...
Floyd Junior Tellor
Floyd Junior Tellor, 70, of Lick Creek, died at 12:12 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, at his residence. He was born on Aug. 13, 1952, in Anna, the son of Floyd William and Katherine Beltz Tellor. He was a genealogist and loved Civil War reenactments. He was a member of the Laborers International Union...
Robert Leland Osman
Robert Leland Osman, 80, of Dongola, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at his residence. He was born on Jan. 17, 1943, in Anna, the son of Leland Osman and Mary Belle Penrod Osman. He married Lorene Dunkin on June 30, 1963. She survives. Mr. Osman was a lifelong farmer in Southern Illinois. He was an...
Robert ‘Butch’ Weddel
Robert “Butch” Weddel, 81, of Dongola, and formerly of Crete, died at 2:50 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at his residence. He was born on June 13, 1941, in Chicago, the son of Dolphia and Rose Marie Neuman Weddel. Mr. Weddel worked at, and retired from, the Ford Motor Company stamping plant located...
Marilyn L. Sadler
Marilyn L. Sadler, 84, of Anna, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, at her home.  She was born on Nov. 28, 1938, in Union County, the daughter of Eugene and Louise High Sadler.  She married Jerry “Bud” Sadler on Jan. 27, 1960, in Jonesboro. He preceded her in death on Sept. 25, 2012. She is survived by...
Russell Morgan
Russell Morgan, 89, of Buncombe, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, at his home.  He was born on March 30, 1933, in Anna, the son of Rollie and Mollie Russell Morgan.  He married Marion Talley on Sept. 3, 1955, in Ware. She preceded him in death on June 20, 2022. Mr. Morgan is survived by his daughters...


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