Dr. Alan Hyun-Oak Kim

Dr. Alan Hyun-Oak Kim, a retired Southern Illinois University professor of Japanese and Korean language and linguistics, died at the age of 88 at midday on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 in Carbondale, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his…...

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Leslie Marvin Gee ~ Marion

Leslie Marvin Gee passed away peacefully Sunday May 30th, 2021, at Heartland Regional Hospital in Marion, Illinois. Leslie was born December 31, 1948, in Carbondale, Illinois the son of the late Williard Marvin and Eddith Lee (Osmon) Gee. Leslie is…...

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Jack W. Long ~ Carbondale

Jack W. Long, age 95, died Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Manor Court, Liberty Village of Carbondale. Jack is survived by his wife, Bonnie, three children; Phillis Steinbach of Cleveland, Ohio, Connie Mohan of Stow, Ohio, Keith Huffman (wife Peggi)…...

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Valerie Kondzella Theisen

Valerie Kondzella Theisen died peacefully on May 15, 2021 in the home of her sister and brother-in-law, Kate and Jim Renshaw. Val was born on December 30, 1955 in New Shrewsbury, New Jersey, to Michael A. and Barbara E. (Dalrymple)…...

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Richard Allen Bryant Sr. ~ Murphysboro

Richard Allen Bryant passed away Saturday May 8, 2021,peacefully at his residence. Richard was born April 6, 1970, in Herrin, Illinois the son of the late Dr. Tracy L. and Marsha G. (McElroy) Bryant. Richard loved hunting, fishing, working on…...

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Katherine Anna Raila – Carbondale

Katherine Anna Raila, 31, of Carbondale, Illinois, died on Wednesday April 28, 2021 at home. She was born on August 14, 1989 at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Illinois. She was an adventurous spirit with a kind and caring heart. She…...

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Lola Joy Wilkening

Lola Joy Wilkening (Pekoc), age 68, passed away in the comfort of her home on Monday, March 22, 2021, following an unexpected diagnosis of High Grade B Cell Lymphoma. Lola was born to John & Zada (Coffman) Pekoc in Sandwich,…...

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Nobia Helen Sisson Youngblood ~ Savannah Tennessee

Mrs. Nobia Helen Sisson Youngblood 93, originally of Savannah Tn, passed away Monday March 15 in Desoto IL at her daughters’ residence. She was 25-year employee of Brown Shoe Company. Helen was born in Noland, Ark on Dec 1,1927 to…...

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Robert Allen Nack ~ Carbondale

Robert A. Nack died peacefully on Monday March 1, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale surrounded by his wife and loved ones. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Walker Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements....

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Linda Sue Hine~ Murphysboro

Linda Sue Hine, 71, passed away Saturday February 20, 2021 at her residence. Linda was born April 4, 1949 in Carbondale, Illinois the daughter of late Gerald L. and Wilma J. (Parks) Williams. Linda married Ernest Steve Hine on October…...

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RONALD G. HERTTER, SR

RONALD G. HERTTER, SR Dec 6, 1953 – Feb 19, 2021 Carbondale, IL – On Friday, February 19th, this glorious SOB passed away quickly and quietly despite years of threatening to do the very opposite. He is survived by his…...

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Alfred “Sonny” Sanders

Alfred “Sonny” Sanders,65, of Marion, IL, died peacefully at his home on February 13, 2021. Sonny was born December 12, 1955 in Nashville, TN to Alfred Sanders Sr. and Dorothy (Ghee) Sanders. He graduated from the Stratford High School in…...

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Laura LaVee Thompson (Hodges), Hurst

Laura LaVee Thompson (Hodges), Hurst Age: 98 Laura passed away peacefully in her sleep from Parkinson’s Disease with COVID-19 complications on February 8, 2021 at Helia Healthcare of Energy. She was born October 29, 1922 in Royalton, IL to William…...

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Dr. Juh Wah Chen ~ Murphysboro

Dr. Juh Wah Chen, 92, of Murphysboro, Illinois, died peacefully at his home on Saturday, February 6, 2021. Born in Shanghai, China, Dr. Chen earned his Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Taiwan College of Engineering in 1953.…...

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Lavina Sophia Thomas ~ Carbondale

Lavina Sophia (Schurle) Thomas, 96, of Carbondale, Illinois, died on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Memorial Hospital, Carbondale, Illinois. She was born on November 10, 1924 in Manhattan, Kansas, the daughter of Oscar and Caroline (Boettcher) Schurle. She was an…...

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William Gerald Svoboda ~ Carbondale

William Gerald Svoboda, 75, passed away peacefully Tuesday January 26, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale William was born April 1, 1945, in Chicago, Illinois the son of the late Jerry Svoboda and Dorothy (Osting) Klasek. He is survived by…...

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James Duke Keller ~ Hallidayboro

James Duke Keller, 81, of Hallidayboro, passed away Friday January 22, 2021 at Herrin Hospital. Duke was born August 19, 1939 in Carbondale, Illinois the son of the late Willard and Pauline (Stokes) Keller. Duke married Rosalie Morgan on September…...

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Patricia Janet Goodman ~ Carbondale

Patricia Janet Goodman, nee Bragg, peacefully passed away on January 21, 2021, in Cartersville, Georgia, at the age of 90, surrounded by her loved ones. She was a longtime resident of Carbondale, Illinois, and recently was living with her daughters…...

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Jimmie L. Judd ~ DeSoto

Jimmie L. Judd, 75 of DeSoto, passed away Monday January 18,2021 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Jim was born October 1, 1945 in Bush Illinois the son of the late to Lizze (Jarvis) and John Judd. Jim married Janice Hall…...

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Lelia Massie Cruse Marvin ~ Carbondale

Lelia Massie Cruse Marvin passed away January 14, 2021. She was born south of Carterville to John C. and Edith (James) Cruse April 5, 1930. John died in 1985; Edith in 1989. She married Charles E. Marvin, December 27, 1953.…...

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Dr Edith Calvert Spees ~ Carbondale

Dr Edith Calvert Spees was born at Calvert Farms in Richmond, MO on June 27, 1936. Her mother was a college educated flapper and pilot, turned agri-business woman. Her father was an internationally trained banker and pilot, turned cutting edge…...

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Ifrain “Smiley” Garcia ~ Grand Tower

Ifrain “Smiley” Garcia, 65, of Grand Tower passed away peacefully at 3:55 p.m. Sunday January 3, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. Mr. Garcia was born September 8, 1955 in Rio Grande Puerto Rico the son of the late Cornelio…...

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Margaret Jane Meadows ~ Alto Pass

Margaret “Jane” Meadows, 76, passed away peacefully Friday January 1st, 2021 with her children at her bedside at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY. Jane was born July 25th, 1944, in Pomona, IL, twin daughter of Leslie and Evelyn (Latchaw-Wright) Gearhart.…...

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Erin Marie Cheak ~ Carbondale

Erin Marie Cheak, 44, of Carbondale passed away on December 31, 2020 at SIH Memorial Hospital, Carbondale. She was a graduate of Carbondale Community High School and received her Bachelor of Science and Master’s Degree from Southern Illinois University. Erin…...

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Carolyn Horecker ~ Anna

Mrs. Carolyn Horecker – Cape Girardeau – After a protracted battle with cancer Carolyn Horecker died Monday December 28th, 2020 at her daughter’s residence in Cape Girardeau, MO. She was surrounded by her daughter and grandchildren at the time of…...

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Brenda K. Freeman ~ Carbondale

Brenda K. Freeman, 76, passed away peacefully Monday December 21, 2020 in Carbondale. Brenda was born June 26, 1944 in West Frankfort, Illinois the daughter of the late Lowell and Dorothy (Hicks) Williams. She married the love of her life…...

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James Thomas “Tom” Kidd ~ Carbondale

J. Thomas ‘Tom’ Kidd died suddenly on December 14, 2020, in Carbondale, Illinois. Born on May 21, 1953 in Lavonia, Georgia, one of his early memories was singing and performing for his grandmother’s bible study group at the Lavonia Baptist…...

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Dana Simpson ~ DeSoto

On Sunday, December 13th Dana Simpson passed from this world at her rural DeSoto home. She died peacefully after a prolonged 14-year battle with COPD. Dana was born 10/03/1957 to Gilbert and Mary Ann Bolen at Holden hospital in Carbondale.…...

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Betty Nell Arnold

Betty Nell Arnold (nee Davis), 93, passed away Dec. 12, 2020 from pneumonia after contracting COVID-19. She was born October 16, 1927 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois to Leonard and Leona Davis. Survivors include daughter Kolina Edwards and husband Keith; daughter…...

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Margaret Ann Rogers ~ Carbondale

Margaret Ann Rogers,87, of Carbondale, Illinois, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family. She was born November 26, 1933 in Wolf Lake, Illinois the daughter of the late Archie and Margie (Andrews) Williams. Margaret married Patrick Edward Rogers…...

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