HERRIN — Everett Younkin, 89, passed away at 4:24 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at his residence surrounded by his loving wife and family.

CARBONDALE — Frances W. Fleming, 98, passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, in Manor Court of Carbondale.

STONEFORT — William E. Scott, 56, of Stonefort in the Dykersburg community, passed away Wednesday Dec. 12, 2018, in Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St Louis.

DONGOLA — Donna Swink, 76, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at her home. Donna was born Oct. 24, 1942, to Merle and Ethel Dover Childers. Her mother later married Benton Hancock who raised Donna as his own child.

HERRIN — Barrie E. Penninger, 76, passed away at 7:39 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at her home.

AVA — Beulah M. Qualls, 80, passed away at 11:50 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, at her home in Ava.

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COBDEN — Donnie Campbell, 77, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at his home.

CARTERVILLE — Betty Jane Vaughn, 89, resident of Carterville, formerly of Creal Springs, passed away at 2:23 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, in St. Louis University Hospital as a result of a stroke.

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SHELBYVILLE — Patrick James “Pat” Burns, 88, of Shelbyville, passed away at 10:36 a.m. Dec. 12, 2018, in Heritage Health in Springfield.

CARBONDALE — Lt. Col. Thomas Bernard Engram died peacefully at home in the arms of his loving family and friends at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5. He was brave and strong, having recovered from many serious illnesses along the way. He was 98 years young.

HERRIN — Gloria Monchino, 93, passed away at 7:55 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in Reflections in Carterville.

MURPHYSBORO — George Franklin Ford Jr., 75, passed away peacefully at 12:10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, surrounded by family, at his residence in Murphysboro.

CARBONDALE — Lowell Raymond “Ray” Short, 82, formerly of Makanda, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at his home.

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CARTERVILLE — Kristin 'Krissy' Lea Grammer Evans, 38, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, surrounded by her family and loved ones.

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CARTERVILLE — Betty Jane Vaughn, 89, resident of Carterville, formerly of Creal Springs, passed away at 2:23 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, in St. Louis University Hospital as a result of a stroke.

WEST FRANKFORT — George W. Frakes, 97, passed away peacefully at 4:39 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in Parkway Manor of Marion.

MURPHYSBORO — Mary Jane (Tindall) Rees, 96, passed away at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, in Memorial Hospital in Carbondale.

CREAL SPRINGS — Wayne Allen Braswell, 86, of Creal Springs passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, in Carbondale Memorial Hospital.

HERRIN — Gloria Monchino, 93, passed away 7:55 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in Reflections in Carterville.

HERRIN — Eleanor Mae Edwards, 77, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

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CAMBRIA — Angelina Arlene Khoshaba, 11, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at Herrin Hospital, surrounded by her family.

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COBDEN — Donnie Campbell, 77, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 at his home.

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JOHNSTON CITY — John Henry Moore, 89, passed away at 7:58 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, in the Herrin Hospital.

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CAIRO — Darlene A. Jeffries, 79, of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, formerly of Cairo, Illinois, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

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CARBONDALE — Marlene Alexander, 86, passed away, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, in Carrier Mills Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.

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HARRISBURG — Bob D. Dallas, 90, lifelong resident of the Harrisburg area and longtime legendary coach in Ridgway and Gallatin County, passed on this life Dec. 5, 2018, in the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Bob, or Coach as most knew him, was born on the family farm where he lived today on …

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ANNA — Karen L. Davis, 73, passed away at 10:48 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, at her home.

HERRIN - Randy C. Wells, 59, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at Herrin Hospital.

MURPHYSBORO - Allen D. 'Al' Brenning, 69, passed away at 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, 2018, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna, Illinois.

SESSER - Jane M. (Vaughn) Baine, 70, formerly of Aurora, passed away Sunday night, Dec. 9, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family.

GRAND TOWER – Irene “Tunnie” Nimmo, 85, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018.

METROPOLIS - Connie Kay McGinnis, 72, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018 at her residence.

COBDEN - Evelyn Dasenbrock, 83, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, in St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

JOHNSTON CITY — Judy Culbreth, 75, passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in Herrin Hospital.

MURPHYSBORO — Peggy A. Morgan, 81, of Glen Carbon and formerly of Murphysboro, passed away at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Glen Carbon.