Obituaries

Maxine Jones
Ritta Maxine Friese Jones, 92, of Greenville, and formerly of Alto Pass, died Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at her home.  She was born on Oct. 24, 1925, in rural Alto Pass, the daughter of Finis and Gertie Friese. She is survived by her sons, Bob (Dawn) Jones of Greenville and Bruce (Shari) Jones of...
Eileen (Evans)  Miles Robins
Eileen (Evans) Miles Robins, 93, formerly of Grand Chain, Marion and Centralia, died at 11:25 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Bria of Westmont in Westmont. She was born on March 14, 1925, in Anna, the daughter of Floyd and Elsie Younkin Evans.  She married Wayne Miles on Oct. 15, 1951.  He preceded...
Dorian ‘Pinky’ Buckley
Dorian “Pinky” Buckley, 72, of Jonesboro, and formerly of Chicago, died at 2:05 a.m. on May 19, 2018, at Integrity Healthcare Center in Anna.  He was born on Nov. 20, 1945, in Muskegon, Mich., the son of Joseph and Doris Wilson Buckley.  He married Laura Grubbe on June 5, 1971. She preceded him in...
Victor Lechtenberger Jr.
Victor Lechtenberger, 73, of Mt. Pleasant, died Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at his home.  He was born on Oct. 30, 1944, in Clarinda, Iowa, the son of Merle Victor Sr. and Vesper Zepher (Farrens) Lechtenberger.  He married Ethel Mixen on Dec. 2, 1975. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Lechtenberger of...
Barbara Ann Ferrill (Wilson)
Barbara Ann Ferrill (Wilson) of Topeka, Kan., age 80, passed away on May 9, 2018, at Midland Hospice House of Topeka.   She was born on Jan. 19, 1938, in Anna, the daughter of Everett and Helen Wilson and had two siblings: Trelby Wilson (deceased) and Connie Kessler (Wilson) of Tallahassee, Fla....
James Foster
James Foster, 84, of Anna, died Sunday, May 20, 2018, at his home.  He was born on Dec. 17, 1933, in Wolf Lake, the son of George and Edith L. Rhodes Foster.  He married Maxine Burleson on Oct. 7, 1955, in Waco, Texas.  He is survived by his wife, Maxine Foster of Anna; a son, Terry (Denise) Foster...
Josephine Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Renzaglia
Josephine Elizabeth “Betty” Renzaglia passed away with grace and dignity in her home surrounded by her family on May 12, 2018. Betty was born in LaPorte, Saskatchewan, Canada on June 22, 1921, the daughter of Arnold Michael and Adella Anna Guidinger.   She had two older brothers, Conrad and Ambrose...
Nola Jean Heisner
Nola Jean Heisner, 64, of Jonesboro, died Monday, May 14, 2018, at her home.  She was born on June 8, 1953, in Paducah, Ky., the daughter of Russell Fredrick and Jean G. Davies Heisner. Nola is survived by her two daughters, Mary Heisner and Daphne Heisner, both of Olive Branch; a son, Daniel...
Pearl E. Karraker
Pearl E. Karraker, 93, of Metropolis, and formerly of McClure, died at 5:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Southgate Healthcare Center in Metropolis. She was born on July 17, 1924, in Dover, N.H., the daughter of Alphonse and Florence Court Gagne.  She married Lynn J. Karraker Jr. on Dec. 6, 1947...
Richard Sheeley
Richard Sheeley, 71, of Anna, died at 4:12 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born on Nov. 25, 1946, in Memphis, Tenn., the son of Glenn and Mary Francis Clutts Sheeley.  He married Cathy Lewis on Jan. 8, 1972.  He graduated from Anna-Jonesboro...

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