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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Joe Lee Ellis – Carbondale

Joe Lee Ellis, 60, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday April 18, 2020 at 6:56 am in Integrity Healthcare of Carbondale. Joe was born November 3, 1959 in Carbondale to the late Harold Lee and…...

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Charles “Chalkie” Hall ~ Carbondale

Chalkie” Hall 77, died Friday April 17, 2020 in his home. He was born March 28, 1943, to Charles and Alma (Dodds) Hall. Charles is survived by one sister Janice (Jim) Judd of DeSoto, and those who he was affectionally…...

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Eugenia Thomasina Poulos

On March 27, 2020, Eugenia T. Poulos passed away at the age of 83. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, John Poulos; her sister, Helen Blanchard; her daughters, Margaret and Katherine Poulos; sons-in-law, Adam Gerber and Steve…...

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Rachel Sanders~ Royalton

Rachel Sanders, 32, passed away Thursday February 27, 2020 in a tragic accident. Rachel was born January 20, 1988 in Carbondale the daughter of Mark Eugene Sanders and Karen Elizabeth (Keeney) McBride. She loved taking care of people which lead…...

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Homer Parker ~ Hurst

Homer Parker, 84, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Wednesday February 5, 2020 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Homer was born April 12, 1935 in Cottontown, Tennessee the son of the late James Parker and Rachel (Creekmore) Fann.…...

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Jason Tanner ~ Carbondale

Jason Tanner, 46, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family and friends on Tuesday February 4, 2020 in Murphysboro, Illinois. Jason was born September 6, 1973 in Herrin, Illinois the son of Richard F. Tanner and Barbara (Livergood) Skelton.…...

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Carl J. Johnson – Murphysboro

Carl J. “CJ” Johnson, 89, of Murphysboro, IL, passed peacefully into eternal rest on the 27th of January 2020, in the comfort of his own home. Carl breathed his last breath with family at his side, knowing that his Eternal…...

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Max E. Johnsey

Max E. Johnsey,34. passed away January 18, 2020 at his residence in Indianapolis, Indiana. Max was born April 28, 1985 the son of Michael J. Johnsey and Lisa Faye Gregory. Max loved playing softball at Murphysboro Riverside Park and was…...

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Ray Page Soliday ~ Carbondale

Ray Page Soliday, 57, passed away peacefully surrounded by friends and family on Monday January 13, 2020 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Ray was born April 21, 1962, in Litchfield, Illinois the son of the late Page and Ruth (Starwalt)…...

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Jamanaben Naginbhai Patel ~ Carbondale

It is with a heavy heart to inform you that Jamanaben Naginbhai Patel of Samthan (Carbondale, IL) Daughter of Chotubhai Nathubhai & Vajyaben Patel (Ruva) Passed away today January 1st, 2020. She was Born On October 27th 1938 In Ruva,India.…...

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Bryan Babb ~ Carbondale

Bryan Babb, 71, passed away Thursday December 26, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale Bryan was born September 9, 1948, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of the late Amos and Willa Babb. Bryan was a very talented artist which lead…...

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Victoria Jane (Allsup) Moore ~ Hurst

Victoria Jane (Allsup) Moore, 71, passed away peacefully surrounded by her children at Good Samaritan Hospital on Friday November 22, 2019 Victoria was born August 14, 1948 in Berkley, California the daughter of the late Gene Dixon and Margaret Jane…...

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Elisabeth Jean Leighty ~ Carbondale

Elisabeth Jean Leighty, 74, passed away peacefully Saturday October 21, 2019 at 7:30 a.m. at Stonebridge Nursing Home in Benton, Illinois. Elisabeth was born in San Francisco, California, the daughter of the late Gerald and Elisabeth (Pinkerton) Leighty. She graduated…...

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Antonette “Toni” MacDonald ~ Carterville

Antonette “Toni” T. MacDonald, 69, passed away at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Toni received a Bachelor of Science degree in home economics/clothing and textiles in 1972 from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and a…...

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