CARBONDALE — Robert Reid, 81, passed away at 12:55 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Manor Court of Carbondale.

MARION — LeAndra “LeAnn” Dawn (Zoeller) Fisher, a great lover of God and of her savior Jesus Christ, won her victory over this life on Aug. 11, 2018, and claimed her citizenship of Heaven.

WEST FRANKFORT — Opal L. Lillich, 99, passed away at 1:02 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at her home in West Frankfort.

MAKANDA — Timothy J. Brossart, 65, passed away after a short illness Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in Carbondale.

MURPHYSBORO — Alice Mae Praiswater, 81, of Nevada, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Barone Alzheimer’s Care Center, Nevada.

HERRIN — William T. Queen, 69, passed away at 9:58 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at his home.

CAPE GIRARDEAU — Helen Lucille Hill, 93, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at her home, surrounded by family.

CARBONDALE — Vernon J. Paul, 96, passed away, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at his home.

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CARTERVILLE — Mary Ellen Tripp, 65, formerly of Carterville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at Stonebridge Senior Living Center in Benton.

MARION – Charolette A. Russell, 74, passed away at 12:10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018.

WEST FRANKFORT — Betty L. McCarty, 83, passed away peacefully at 10:54 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in Integrity Rehabilitation Center in Marion.

MURPHYSBORO — Anthony "Tony" Rinella Jr., 69, passed away at 11:55 p.m. Friday, August 10, 2018, at Integrity Nursing Home in Carbondale.

MARION — Harlen Drew Jr., 85, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at the VA Medical Center in Marion.

BENTON — Sandra Kay Kern, 74, passed away at 4:55 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon.

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MARION — LeAndra “LeAnn” Dawn (Zoeller) Fisher, a great lover of God and of her savior Jesus Christ, won her victory over this life on Aug. 11, 2018, and claimed her citizenship of Heaven.

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MARION — Michael James Jones, 71, passed away at 3:56 p.m. Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

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HERRIN — Robert D. Kane M.D. (lovingly known as Dan) passed away Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at his home in Kissimmee, Florida, surrounded by his wife and family.

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CARBONDALE — Vernon J. Paul, 96, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at his home.

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CHESTER — Jack R. Gordon, 88, passed away at 10:50 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, at Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home.

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MURPHYSBORO — Doris Ann Lyerla, 91, passed away at 12:29 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in Herrin Hospital in Herrin.

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VIENNA — Steve Faughn, 72, passed away at 8:09 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at his residence.

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MAKANDA — Timothy J. Brossart, 65, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

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CARBONDALE — Mary Lee Baker, 71, formerly of Akron, Ohio, passed away on July 23, 2018. She died peacefully at home in Carbondale, surrounded by family, after a long struggle with COPD.

MARION — Janet Brown, 66, died at 2 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, in Sarah Bush Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Mattoon.

CARBONDALE — Mary Lee Baker, 71, formerly of Akron, Ohio, passed away on July 23, 2018. She died peacefully at home in Carbondale, surrounded by family, after a long struggle with COPD.

SMITHTON — Lou Ann Castens, nee Rathert, 84, of Smithton, born Jan. 4, 1934, in Campbell Hill, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at the home of her daughter in Waterloo.

HERRIN — Pearl (Frick) McMillan, 102, of East Peoria, formerly of Herrin and Marion, passed away peacefully at 4:50 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, in Riverview Senior Living and Rehabilitation Center of East Peoria.

MURPHYSBORO — Phyllis Vinyard, 89, formerly of Murphysboro, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in Three Springs Lodge and Nursing Home of Chester.

MURPHYSBORO — Kerry Kathlyn Varner, 75, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at her home.

ANNA — Mary Frances Sheeley, 100, passed away Aug. 7, 2018, in Union County Hospital.

JONESBORO — Virginia Mae Adams, 76, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in the St. Francis Medical Center.

ANNA — Maxine Foster, 82, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at her home.

ANNA — Mary Frances Sheeley, 100, passed away Aug. 7, 2018, in Union County Hospital.

ANNA — Maxine Foster, 82, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at her home.

MARION — David M. Ganske, 38, passed away at 10:22 p.m. on Sunday, July 29, 2018, south of Marion, from the results of an automobile accident.

ANNA — Russell Davis, 84, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2018.