MARION — Elizabeth J. “Betty” Deaton, 83, passed away at 3:37 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at her home.

MURPHYSBORO — Lowell Quin Heller died Aug. 17, 2019, as he lived - quietly and determined to do right in all things.

CARTERVILLE — Elizabeth W. Matthews, 92, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, in Reflections Memory Care in Carterville, where she was a resident since 2014. Prior to that, she had lived in Carbondale since 1964.

MURPHYSBORO — Carl F. Kupferer, D.O., FACOI, 76, is resting peacefully in the arms of Jesus after a short battle with cancer. He passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019.

ZEIGLER — Allen "Al" Steele, 88, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at his home in Zeigler.

CARBONDALE — Marilyn G. Klingemann, nee Schultz, of Carbondale, formerly of Caseyville and Murphysboro, died Aug. 15, 2019, at Prairie Living at Chautauqua in Carbondale.

MARION — Brenda Ruth Partain, 75, of Marion, passed away at 5:17 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at Integrity Health Care in Marion.

CARBONDALE — Melinda Cameron Womick passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She was 53 years old.

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WEST FRANKFORT — Mary Helen Grounds-Cash, 85, of West Frankfort, met her Lord and Savior with open arms Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019.

HERRIN — Emma Elliott, 89, of Herrin, passed away at 7:39 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at her daughter's home in St. Peters, Missouri.

COBDEN — Betty Lee Cerny, 89, of Cobden, died Aug. 18, 2019.

MURPHYSBORO — Thomas A. " Andy" Vestal, 50, of Bluffton, South Carolina,  passed away Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in Bluffton.

HERRIN — Charlyne Wohlwend, 78, of Carbondale, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Herrin Hospital.

CARBONDALE — Beloved educator, Mary Frances (Hawley) Sasse, passed away peacefully Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, surrounded by loving family. She had complications from a fall. 

MURPHYSBORO — Donald G. Caraway 60, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in St. Louis.

CARTERVILLE — Terry "Elise" Parrish-Elders, 55, passed away after a long battle with cancer Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at home surrounded by friends.

MURPHYSBORO — Billy "Bill" Doyle Chilton, of Ellisville, Missouri, passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at the age of 84.

CRAINVILLE — Robert Eugene Chapman, 87, passed away peacefully Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Carbondale.

STEELEVILLE – William J. “Bill” McCarty, 72, of Steeleville, passed away Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at home.

CARTERVILLE — Timothy Leon Rissi, 78, passed away at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

MARION — Kenneth Davis, 74, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, in Herrin Hospital.

GOREVILLE — Ret. Lt. Col. Robert Wolfe passed away, Sunday Aug. 11, 2019, in the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in Marion.

CARTERVILLE — Timothy Leon Rissi, 78, passed away at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

MURPHYSBORO — Donna Jo Cavness, 61, of rural Murphysboro, formerly of Wolf Lake, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at her home.

JOHNSTON CITY — Glen Claunch, 56, passed away at 1:16 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at home.

CARBONDALE — Howard Ziegler, 71, passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon.

CARTERVILLE — Clayton H. Westerman, 77, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Manor Court of Carbondale.

CARBONDALE — Ira E. Parrish, 100, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in Carbondale.

PITTSBURG — Timothy R. Miskelley, 85, of Pittsburg, passed away at 3:10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Harrisburg Medical Center.

CHRISTOPHER — Sharon Lynn (Flota) Jordan, 73, of Clarksville, Tennessee, formerly of Christopher, peacefully passed away at 1:58 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at her home in Clarksville, surrounded by her loving family.

WEST FRANKFORT — Esther June Wittkamp, 86, passed away at 3:10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, in Herrin Hospital.

HERRIN — Charles Helleny, 84, died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at his residence.

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