VALIER — Kenneth Bielecki, 73, formerly of Chicago, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

BENTON — Katherine K. Sanford, a longtime Benton native, passed away late Monday, April 15, 2019, in Franklin Hospital.

WEST FRANKFORT — Paul Wayne Culpepper, 88, passed away at 4:12 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

CARBONDALE — Margaret Mayhugh, 83, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019, in Herrin Hospital.

SPARTA — Terry Willis Gerlach, 62, passed away peacefully at 11:46 a.m. Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family.

CHRISTOPHER — Margaret Vettorello, 96, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019, at her home.

WEST FRANKFORT — Michael "Augie" Price, 75, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019, in Herrin.

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MURPHYSBORO — Lowell Vernon Mohr, 88, passed away at 4:50 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2019, at his residence with his wife and best furry friend at his side.

CARBONDALE — Lee Parrish Phemister, 81, passed away early Sunday morning, April 14, 2019, in River to River assisted living in Anna.

ZEIGLER — Arley Aratus Cash, 80, passed away at 3:42 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2019, at his home with his family at his side.

DE SOTO — Barbara Ragsdale, 79, passed away Saturday April 13, 2019, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

CARBONDALE — A memorial service will be held for Patricia Ann Ely, 63, at Grace Presbyterian Church, 624 N. Oakland St. in Carbondale, on Saturday, April 20, at 3 p.m.

CAIRO — Dr. William M. “Doc” Kobler Sr., 92, of Cairo, died Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Aperion Care in Cairo.

JONESBORO — Louise Willyerd, 79, of Jonesboro, died Saturday April 13, 2019, in the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

JOHNSTON CITY — Frances Ann Brock, 74, died at 12:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019, at The Anchor of River to River in Marion.

MURPHYSBORO — Joseph “Joe” Cyril Schmit, 74, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at his residence under the care of hospice.

CARBONDALE — Dolly Marie Carter, 60, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at her residence, surrounded by her family.

DU QUOIN — Bob Gooden Sr., 92, passed away April 10, 2019, in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

CARBONDALE — Robert Chase (Bob) Child, 91, died at 10:10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Memorial Hospital in Carbondale.

BENTON — Donald E. Rogers, 83, passed away at 11:30 p.m. Thursday April 11, 2019, at his residence.

CARBONDALE — William McCutchen, 68, departed this life on April 11, 2019, in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

CARBONDALE — Kay Stevenson, 67, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019, at her home.

MARION — Regina Kay Hendrickson, 70, peacefully passed on to be with our Lord and Savior at 3:45 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019, from her home surrounded by her family.

JOHNSTON CITY — Frances Ann Brock, 74, died at 12:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019, in The Anchor of River to River in Marion.

EWING — Freda Mae Webb, 89, passed away Thursday afternoon, April 11, 2019, in Benton.

WEST FRANKFORT — Ella-Margaret 'Peaches' Lee, 95, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Herrin Hospital in Herrin.

MARION — Mildred Stapleton, 90, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Parkway Manor in Marion.

MARION — Ivoleen McCree, 98, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family.

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SESSER — Stanley Eubanks, 84, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019.

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MURPHYSBORO — Opal P. Johnson, 91, passed away at 4:20 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Manor Court of Carbondale.

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HERRIN — William F. “Bill” Eaton, 89, formerly of Carbondale, passed away peacefully 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Herrin Hospital.

MARION — William F. Beal, 89, passed away at 1:25 a.m. Sunday, April 7, 2019, at his residence.

MURPHYSBORO — Gary V. Moore, 54, departed this life Wednesday, April 3, 2019, in St. Joseph Memorial Hospital.

MARION — Janice M. Horsley, 67, passed away at 7:29 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at her home.

JOHNSTON CITY — William “Bill” Thomas Bush, 78, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 7, 2019, surrounded by family at his home in Greenville.