Stanley E. Harris, Jr. ~ Carbondale

Stanley E. Harris, Jr. ~ Carbondale Stanley E. Harris, Jr. died peacefully at home in Carbondale, Illinois, on October 19, 2020 where he lived with his partner Clara McClure, and other members of his extended family. Stanley was born March…...

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Mary Frances “Fran” Giles – Carbondale

Mary Frances “Fran” Giles, 96, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home in Carbondale  on Friday October 16, 2020. Arrangements are pending at Walker Funeral Home and Crematory of Carbondale....

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Mary Frances “Fran” Giles ~ Carbondale

Mary Frances “Fran” Giles, 96, died peacefully in her sleep at her Carbondale home on October 16, 2020. Born in Alabama, Fran received her BA from Berea College in 1945. She met her first husband, Sherwin “Sherry” F. Abrams, at…...

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John McCarthy Stotlar (Jack) – Carbondale

CARBONDALE IL – John McCarthy Stotlar (Jack), formerly of Carbondale Illinois passed away on October 6, 2020 in Olathe Medical Center, Olathe Kansas after a battle against cancer. He was born February 3, 1957 to his parents Raymond C. Stotlar…...

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Fredericka “Freddie” Waddell ~ Makanda

Fredericka “Freddie” Waddell ~ Makanda Fredericka (Freddie) Waddell died on October 5th, at age 77, after having a stroke and a variety of complications. Freddie gave her family and friends the gift of 42 extra days. Fredericka DeFabbio was born…...

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Ahyh Unknown ~ DeSoto

Ahyh, of DeSoto Illinois, having moved to Illinois from Mt. Juliet, Tennessee in March 2020, died from complications of stage 4 metastatic prostate cancer on September 9, 2020 in his home. Ahyh was born Mark Lee Huppert to Van and…...

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Maurine L. Bovee ~ Carbondale

Maurine L. Bovee, 93, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020 in Shawnee Senior Living in Herrin, Illinois. She was born June 13, 1927 in Elgin, IL to Harry and Hazel (Bailey) Olsen. Maurine married Gene W. Bovee on February 9,…...

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Mariann C. Douglass ~ Carbondale

Mariann was born August 22,1925, to Welford and Betty Clark in Chicago. She was an only child. She grew up on the south side of Chicago where she graduated from Calumet High School. Following graduation, she earned a two-year degree at Morgan…...

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Scott Alan Miller ~ Carbondale

CARBONDALE — Scott Alan Miller passed away suddenly from complications of Covid-19 on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Carbondale Memorial Hospital. Scott was born Jan. 22, 1949, in Evanston, to Sydney and Ruth Miller. He attended public schools in Evanston…...

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Robert “Bob” Glenn Grove ~ Carbondale

Robert “Bob” Glenn Grove, 77, passed away peacefully Saturday August 22, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his loving wife and family. Bob was born March 4, 1943 in Carbondale, Illinois the son of the late Lester and Frances (Smith)…...

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Zachary Ryan Treece ~ Karnak

Zachary Ryan Treece,23, passed away Thursday August 20, 20 at Massac County Hospital in Metropolis, Illinois. Zac was born in Murphysboro on October 3, 1996 the son of Kerry Dean Treece and Connie Sue (Meadows) George. Zac is survived by…...

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Renee Louise Schlindwein

Renee Louise Schlindwein,73, passed away peacefully Friday August 14th, 2020 at Herrin Hospital, Herrin, Illinois. Renee was born May 16, 1947 in Aurora, Illinois the daughter of the late Robert and Margaret (Robertson) Schaffner. Renee is survived by her son;…...

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Viola Ilene Fowler ~ Carbondale  

Viola Ilene Fowler,59, passed away August 12, 2020 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion surrounded by her loving family. Viola was born in Cabool, Missouri the daughter of Lloyd Estes Sr. and Wanda (Dunn) Outlan. Viola married Charles W.…...

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Dominique Isspeih ~ DeSoto

Dominique Isspeih, 38, of DeSoto, Illinois, was tragically killed in a car accident Monday, August 10, 2020 in Lansing, Illinois. Dominique was born April 22, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Elizabeth Evans. Dominique is survived by her mother:…...

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Rose Rita Hogan ~ Carbondale

Rose Rita Hogan, of Carbondale, Illinois, and Chatham, Illinois passed away at home on July 17, 2020. She was 98 years old. Rose was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 2, 1922 to John and Mary Hogan. She was their…...

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Linda Lou DuPrey ~ Royalton

Linda Lou DuPrey, 72, of Royalton, passed away on July 15, 2020 at home. She was born on January 22, 1948 to Armand and Francis Jane (McNeill) Parola in Harrisburg, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents, a…...

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Nancy Marie McCalla ~ Carbondale

Nancy McCalla passed the morning of July 5th, 2020 to a new and better life. Nancy was born April 7, 1955 in Carbondale the daughter of the late Emory David and Mary Imogene (Bain) McCalla. Nancy was first diagnosed with…...

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Robert Dale Caraway ~ Gorham

Robert Dale Caraway, 69, of Gorham left his life on July 5, 2020 in Carbondale. Born to Odena (Wallace) and Jim Caraway on March 8, 1951. Bob served in the U.S. Army 1970-1972 in the 82nd Airborne. He was retired…...

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Michelle Lynn Leggans ~ Murphysboro

Michelle Lynn Leggans, 40, of Murphysboro, passed away on Tuesday June 30, 2020. In Murphysboro, Illinois. Michelle was born in Murphysboro, Illinois, on December 27, 1979, the daughter of William Byrl and Lois Ann (Welch) Leggans. Michelle is survived by…...

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John Thurman Bantner

John Thurman Bantner known to family and friends as JT, 49 passed away June 16, 2020 at his home in Murphysboro, Illinois He was born July 11, 1970 in Carbondale Illinois to John Bantner (deceased) and Elizabeth Bantner He went…...

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Jose Acosta ~ Carbondale

José Acosta passed away Monday May 5, 2020 at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. José was born July 13, 1957 in San Salvador, El Salvador the son of the late Pedro Hernandez and Nicolasa Acosta. José married Carla Sanchez on June…...

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Harold Shirley ~ Herrin

Harold Shirley, 80, passed away peacefully Sunday May 3, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his loving family and dear friends. Harold was born November 26, 1939 in De Soto, Illinois the son of the late Denzil and Pearl (Fann)…...

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George Allen Edwards

George Allen Edwards, 86, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 30, 2020, in Carbondale. George was born July 9, 1933, in Niagara Falls, Canada, the son of the late Jackson David and Georgina Irene (Keyes) Edwards. He married the love of…...

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Robert Allen Parker ~ Steelville

Robert Allen Parker,57, passed away peacefully Wednesday April 29, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his loving family and friends. Robert was born in Sparta, Illinois the son of his late parents Louis Gentry and Theresa E. (Sheahan) Parker. He…...

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Russell Fay Trimble ~ Carbondale

Russell Fay Trimble, Jr. died at home on April 28, 2020 of lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma, a non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Born to Russell F. Trimble and Ormond Estelle Peters in February 1927, in Montclair, New Jersey, he attended grade school in New Jersey…...

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Joan J. Urban

Joan J. Urban,79, passed away peacefully April 26, 2020 in Jonesboro Rehab and Health Center. She was born January 24, 1941 in Lemont, Illinois the daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Frellahuski) Christopherson. Joan is survived by her children;…...

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Ray Calvert Spees ~ Carbondale

Ray Calvert Spees,42, passed away Friday April 24, 2020 at his residence in Durham, North Carolina. Ray was born May 10, 1977 in Carbondale, Illinois the son of Dr. Emil Ray and Dr. Edith (Calvert) Spees. Ray was a 1995…...

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James Charles Crouse ~ Carbondale

James Charles Crouse, aged 60, of Carbondale Illinois passed peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, April 21. Jim, “James Dean” was born in Chicago but grew up in Southern Illinois. He attended Carbondale Community High School and graduated in 1978.…...

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Frances Henrietta “Tootie” ~ Carbondale

The Story of Tootie The life of Frances Henrietta Wesselmann is a story of love, laughter, and light. And it’s not over yet. Her story began in Monroe City, Missouri, in 1930, when she was brought into this world by…...

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Thornton Douglass ~ Carbondale

Thornton was born June 2, 1924 to Dr. Frank and Hattie Mae Douglass in Chicago. He spent his early years on the south side of Chicago and then attending Calumet High School. After graduating, he took courses at Morgan Park…...

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