OKAWVILLE — Herb J. Meyer, born Sept. 18, 1932, Okawville, Washington County, Illinois, passed away June 26, 2018, in Carbondale. 

CARBONDALE—Dorothy Heilig, 102, passed away Sept. 17, 2018, at Springhurst Pines in Louisville, Kentucky.

ANNA — George W. Lackey, 95, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, at his home.

ANNA — Bill Jackson, 81, died Friday, Sep. 21, 2018, at his home.

MURPHYSBORO — James H. Kruse, 92, husband of Helen and father to Cheryl, Rick and Eric, passed away peacefully in the care of Hospice at Mease Manor Assisted Living and Memory Care in Dunedin, Florida, on Sept. 9, 2018.

DESOTO — George William “Bill” Breeden, 91, died at 12:31 a.m. Friday, Sept., 21, 2018, in Du Quoin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

CARTERVILLE — Clinton Royce Hundley, 72, passed away at 5:50 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, in Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, surrounded by loving family.

MARION — Dolores Jean McCuan, 88, passed away at 6:39 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at her home in Marion, surrounded by all of her children.

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WEST FRANKFORT — Floyd Smith Rotramel, 92, passed away at 3:30 p.m. Thursday Sept. 20, 2018, in Helia Healthcare in Benton.

MARION — Gene Sylvester Norman, 80, passed away at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at his home in Marion, surrounded by his family.

ANNA — William “Louie” Bryant, 79, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

CARTERVILLE — Clinton Royce Hundley, 72, passed away at 5:50 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, in Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, surrounded by loving family.

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MARION — Robert Fietsam, 92, passed away at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, surrounded by his family at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

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Esther Mae (Portenor) Brooks, "Mindy" to all, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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HERRIN — Joyce Mardell Wright, 79, formerly of Carterville, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, in Herrin Hospital.

BENTON — Delores Bennett, 91, passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Benton.

EWING — Peggy Lou McCann, 87, of Carthage, Missouri, formerly of Ewing, died Monday morning, Sept. 17, 2018, in Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Missouri.

Marion — Anthony "AO" Oliver, 58, departed this life Sept. 16, in Murphysboro.

MARION — Robert Fietsam, 92, passed away at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, in Heartland Regional Medical Center.

THOMPSONVILLE — Darol Dean Claxon, 82, passed away at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at his residence.

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THOMPSONVILLE — Darol Dean Claxon, 82, passed away at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at his residence.

MARION — Marvin Walter David Ball, 83, passed away at 4:10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at his home.

GOREVILLE — George J. “Mickey” Martin, 74, passed away at 9:50 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.

DU QUOIN — The Rev. Silas L. Morgan, 79, passed away at 7:46 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at his residence.

MURPHYSBORO — Jeffery A. Spicer, 53, was found deceased Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at Wolf Lake.

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EDWARDSVILLE — Cheryl Lynn Piotrowski, 39, of Edwardsville, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 at Saint Louis University Hospital.

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CARBONDALE — LaQuanda Shiann Newell, 21, of Carbondale, passed away at 3:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

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WEST FRANKFORT — Barry Burgess departed his life on Saturday, Sept. 15 in Union, Missouri. Barry was 61 years old.

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VIENNA — Clyde Taylor, 80, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away at 12:24 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.

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NASHVILLE — Mr. Lester Lee Rick, of Nashville, departed this life at the Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at 11:40 p.m. He had attained the age of 79 years, 10 months and 4 days.

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WEST FRANKFORT — J Edward Carpentier, 71, of West Frankfort, passed Saturday Sept. 15, 2018, at 7:05 p.m. in Herrin Hospital.

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MARION — Woodrow “Woody” Paul Almon, 76, of Marion, passed away on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 at 7 a.m. at his home in Marion.

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CYPRESS — Jessalyn Canupp, 96, a former resident of Buncombe and Cobden, passed away Sunday afternoon, September 16, 2018, at 12:20 p.m. at the home of her great-niece, Amye LaVerdi, in Benton, Kentucky.

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GOREVILLE — Stella Mae Perry, 75, a resident of rural Goreville, passed away unexpectedly at 11:55 p.m. Saturday, September 15, 2018, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.

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MARION — Bill Tanner, 81, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at his home.

DU QUOIN — Fay Sisk Fly, 89, of Highland Park, passed away Jan. 30, 2018.