VIENNA — Carmen J. Phillips, 78, died Saturday morning, Nov. 18, 2017, in Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis.

SPARTA — Kenneth E. Wilson, 86, died at 6:05 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Aviston Countryside Manor in Aviston. 

ZEIGLER — Gary Hagler, 81, died Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

COBDEN — Francis Joseph Lingle, 94, of West Frankfort, formerly of Cobden, died at 8:55 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Helia Healthcare in West Frankfort.

ANNA — Opal L. Treece, 95, of Breese, formerly of Anna, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at her home. 

JOHNSTON CITY — Harry F. Ray, 90, died at 2:15 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in the VA Medical Center in Marion. 

CARBONDALE — Chandra M. Banerjee, 85, died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family. 

The Southern Illinoisan will accept obituaries from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, publication in the Thursday paper. This includes all obituaries. Late obituaries will not be published the following day.

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ANNA — Jared Newman, 32, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 at his home.

ANNA — Echo Blue Newman, 1, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at her home.

HERRIN — Michelle N. Rollins, 40, passed away peacefully, 1:05 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at her residence.

JOHNSTON CITY — Max Owens, 83, passed away at 11:43 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, in Parkway Manor in Marion.

CARTERVILLE — Judith “Jody” Anne Spaniol, 77, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Herrin Hospital.

The Southern Illinoisan will accept obituaries from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, publication in the Thursday paper. This includes all obituaries. Late obituaries will not be published the following day.

HURST — Nick D. Bartlow, 52, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Herrin Hospital surrounded by his family.

JOHNSTON CITY — Billy Dean Gibbs, 67, passed away at 1:22 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

GOREVILLE — Robert D. Bell 74, passed away at 3:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at his home.

WEST FRANKFORT — Francis J. Lingle, 94, died at 8:45 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Helia Healthcare in West Frankfort.

JONESBORO — Valarine M. Tucker Thomas, 89, died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in Integrity Healthcare in Anna.

ANNA — Opal L. Treece, 95, of Breese, formerly of Anna, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at home.

VIENNA — Carmen J. Phillips, 78, of Metropolis, formerly of Vienna, passed away at 6:45 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis.

ANNA — Jerod Newman, 32, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at home.

ANNA — Echo Newman, 2, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at home.

CYPRESS — Richard Samuel Annable, of Muldrow, Oklahoma, formerly of Cypress, passed away at 6:18 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in Sparks Regional Medical Center in Ft. Smith, Arkansas.

PINCKNEYVILLE — Betty F. Carson, nee Lucas, 84, of East Carondelet, formerly of Pinckneyville, passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis, with her children and grandchildren by her side.

HERRIN — George Mays of Herrin, passed away at 7:28 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Select Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

JOHNSTON CITY — Karla Ann (Robinson) Imhoff, 33, passed away at 8:50 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at home. 

SPARTA — H. Lloyd “Toad” Mansker, 95, formerly of Rockwood, passed away at 1:15 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in Randolph County Care Center in Sparta.

CHRISTOPHER — Valerie Ann Wilson, 67, passed away Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at her home.

BENTON — Christine D. Tholen, 40, passed away at 7:35 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at her residence.

The Southern Illinoisan will accept obituaries from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, publication in the Thursday paper. This includes all obituaries. Late obituaries will not be published the following day.

JOHNSTON CITY — Billy Dean Gibbs, 67, passed away at 1:22 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

HERRIN — Charles R. “Chuck” Garnati, 65, passed away peacefully at 2:10 a.m. Nov. 14, 2017, surrounded by his loving family in St. Louis University Hospital

JOHNSTON CITY — Charles Norman Armes Sr., 77, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at his home in West Frankfort.