Obituaries

Phillip Edward “Phil” Zeigler, 81, of Red Bud, was born on July 29, 1935, in Anna, and died Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Red Bud Regional Hospital in Red Bud. He was a third generation Mason and his son Tony is a fourth generation Mason. He was a member of Emeth Lodge 1030 A.F. & A.M. in...
Earl Noble
Earl Noble, 61, of Anna, died at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at his home. He was born on June 7, 1955, in Anna, the son of Donald Richard and Carolyn Yvonne Isom Noble Sr. He married Jo Vonna Hemby on Jan. 8, 1977. They had just celebrated 40 years of marriage together as spouses, partners...
Ellen Mae Turner
Ellen Mae Turner, 93, of Anna, died at 1:45 a.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Union County Hospital Long Term Care in Anna. She was born on Aug. 19, 1923, in Golconda, the daughter of Donald and Mary Wagner Coleman. She married Paul Turner on Nov. 9, 1940. He preceded her in death on Nov. 30, 1981...
Jack Mandeville
Jack Mandeville, 45, of Jackson, Mo., died on Sept. 25, 2013, at his home. He was born on Oct. 12, 1967, in San Gabriel, Calif., the son of Darue and Peggy Mandeville. He was survived by his son, Joshua Mandeville of Hesperia, Calif.; a daughter, Hannah Mandeville of Anna; a grandson, Vincent...
Evelyn May Kinder
Evelyn May Kinder, 74, of Anna, died at 8:11 a.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born on May 22, 1942, in Zion, the daughter of Howard and Grace Grover Moughmer. She married Wilford Glenn Kinder on May 30, 1970, in Zion. She is survived by her daughter, Joyce...
Master Chief Ronald Hill Ret.
Master Chief Ronald Hill, Retired, 73, of Creal Springs, died at 12:12 p.m. Monday, March 13, 2017, at his home. He was born on July 9, 1943, in Anna, the son of John Calvin and Carrie Kimmel Hill. He married Sharolyn Keenan on Jan. 27, 1968, at the Christian Church in Anna. He is survived by his...
Elizabeth D. Merkley
Elizabeth D. Merkley, 70, of Anna, died at 1:34 p.m. Thursday, March 16, 2017, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. She was born on Nov. 30, 1946, in Carbondale, the daughter of Dean and Millie Frick Goetz. She married Donald E. Merkley on Dec. 27, 1976. He preceded her in death on Oct. 4, 2011. She...
Pauline Virginia Haines Duke
Pauline Virginia Haines Duke, 93, of Cypress, and formerly of Perks, died at 11:02 p.m. on March 15, 2017, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born on July 14, 1923, in Tennessee, the daughter of John Henry and Lamon Swindle Haines. She married Cletus Duke on Oct. 10, 1947. He preceded her in...
Millie Brown
Millie Brown, 91, of Jonesboro, died at 12:25 a.m. Monday, March 20, 2017, at Union County Hospital Long Term Care Center in Anna. She was born on Jan. 19, 1926, in Jonesboro, the daughter of Howard and Charlotte Sensmeier Brown. She is survived by her nieces, Cindy Henley of Goreville and...
Steven E. Casper
Steven E. Casper, 67, of Anna, died at 2:55 a.m. Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the Marion VA Medical Center. He was born on Dec. 23, 1949, the son of Samuel Edward and Betty Jane Wilkins Casper. He is survived by his brother, Jerry Casper of Jonesboro; a sister, Betty Jo Boyd of Carterville;...

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