Juanita Short, 83, of Norris City passed away at 12:25 a.m., Friday, Dec. 18 at the Linda White Hospice House in Evansville, Ind. She was born in Omaha, Ill. on Nov. 17, 1937, the daughter of Johnnie Claud and Inis (Rister) Awalt. Juanita married Carl F. Short on June 6, 1956 and he preceded…

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Almetha "Bud" Weirauch, 97, of Norris City, passed away on Monday, Dec. 21 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi, Ill. She was born on Feb. 27, 1923, the daughter of Clyde and Maud (Martin) Austin. She married William Weirauch on Nov. 11, 1943, and he preceded her in death on April 21, 1995. …

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Ralph Gene Hubele, 86, of Carmi passed away on Thursday, Dec. 17. He was born on Jan. 19, 1934, the son of Herbert and Neva (Thompson) Hubele. Ralph graduated from Carmi Township High School in 1950. He married Rebecca  Murphy on Aug. 29, 1963, and she survives. Ralph proudly served in the U…

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Herbert W. "Herbie" Haas, 87, of Carmi passed away at 2:56 a.m., Friday, Dec. 25 at his residence in Carmi.

Donald C. “Mouse” Smith, 85, of Enfield passed away on Thursday, Dec. 17 at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado,Ill..  He was born in Enfield,Ill. on Oct. 7, 1935, the son of John Robert and Mary Edna (Campbell) Smith. Don married Thelma Jane Hedger and she preceded him in death on Jan. 14, 1987. H…

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Richard Seigle Williams, 86, of Carmi passed away on Dec. 3 at Wabash Christian Village.  He was born on Jan. 1, 1934 the son of Robert and Esther (Jordan) Williams. Richard married Ella Marie Mears on Jan. 1, 1956. He served in the United States Army from June 1956 to June 1958. Richard wor…

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Don Kuykendall, 74, of Las Vegas, N.M. passed away on Nov. 27. He was born in Carmi, Ill. on Nov. 5, 1946 the son of Max R. and Eloise K. (Martin) Kuykendall. Don was a 1964 graduate of Carmi Township High School and had retired from the state of Illinois where he had worked as an auditor. 

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  Longtime Carmi businessman, Wade Richard Marshall, 82, of Omaha passed away at 5:48 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 6 at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado, Ill. He was born in Alpharetta, Ga. on June 19, 1938 the son of Albert Herman and Lola Mae (Kell) Marshall. Richard married Karen A. Kenyon in 1964.

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Suzanne Daly Calvert died on Nov. 20 at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Evansville, Ind. She was 94 years old. She was born in Anderson, Indiana on Oct. 11, 1926, the only daughter of Ralph and Hermina Ashbaucher Daly. Following her freshman year in Anderson High School, Sue’s family moved to the Da…

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Moses Bea Blazier, 95, of Evansville, Ind. passed away Nov. 15 from COVID-19. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 67 years, Cuma (Lamont) Blazier.

Maxine DeLap, 72, of Norris City passed away at 8:05 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7 at her residence. She was born in Carmi, Ill. on July 16, 1948 the daughter of Curtis H. and Bonnie Odell (Gunnels) Melton.  Maxine married Jesse Roy DeLap on Aug. 31, 1968. She graduated from Crossville High School …

Jerry Dean Simmons, 77, of Carmi passed away on Sunday Oct. 18 at Wabash Christian Village.  He was born on Aug. 6, 1943 the son of William and Anna Marie (Westergard) Simmons.  Jerry married Connie Marie King on Feb. 14, 1965 and she survives. He was drafted into the United States Army in 1…

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Alice Evelyn Blazier Merritt was born on Feb. 22, 1930 and passed away on Oct. 16 at her residence in Norris City, Ill.  She was born the daughter of Adrian and Maxine Blazier. She was a smart girl who excelled at school and always lived in southern Illinois. She married the late James Merri…

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Glenda Sue Poole, 82, of Carmi passed away at 3:56 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 14 at Wabash Christian Village. She was born in New Harmony, Ind. on Feb. 25, 1938 the daughter of Harold Raymond and Wilma (Goodman) Redman.

Betty Jo Bayless, 85, of Carmi, Ill., died Wednesday, Aug. 5 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi. She was born Feb. 23, 1935, in Norris City, Ill., the daughter of Aug.us Dale Medlin and Edna Louisa (Kittinger) Medlin.

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Robylee Gott, 92, of Carmi, passed away on Monday, Aug. 31 at her residence.  She was born on October 8, 1927 the daughter of Robert and Mattie (DeBoard) Hill.  Robylee was a Norris City High School graduate. She married Daniel P. Gott on January 24,1947. Robylee started her career in the in…

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Linda Ann Allen, 76, of Norris City passed away on Monday, Aug. 10. She was born on July 23, 1944, the daughter of Ralph and Elona (Thorne) Garlick.  Linda was a metal worker for Snap on Tools in Mt. Carmel for many years. She enjoyed working in her garden and loved her flowers.

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 Samuel Roye Smith, 76, of Enfield passed away at 2:45 p.m., Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL.  He was born in Eldorado, Ill. on Dec. 16, 1943, the son of Malcom and Gertrude (Cozart) Smith. Sam graduated from Norris City Omaha High School in 1963 and went o…

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Delores Ann Compton, 85, of Grayville, Ill., died Sunday, May 24 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi, Illinois. She was born Aug. 10, 1934, in Bowlegs, Oklahoma, the daughter of Daniel M. “Doc” and Lula L. (Harp) Morris.

Otho “Willie” Wilson, Jr., of rural Carmi, Illinois, died Monday, May 25 at his home. He was born Aug. 31, 1934, in Corydon, Ky., the son of Otho and Susie (Gibson) Wilson. He married Phyllis (Sensel) Wilson on June 26, 1990, and she survives.

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Hazel L. Winter, 93, of Carmi, Ill., died Tuesday, May 5 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi. She was born March 27, 1927, in Carmi Township, White County, Ill., the daughter of Joe A. and Ellen Ara (King) Renshaw.  She was married to Clyde Hankins and he preceded her in death in 1967. She …

Wayne Heil, 88, of Centerville, passed away at 1:40 a.m., Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Willowbrook of Effingham in Effingham, IL. He was born in Centerville on June 27, 1931 the son of George T. and Lola Grace (Barbre) Heil. Wayne married Rebecca Lou Armstrong on June 7, 1952 and she preced…

Jeanna Funkhouser, 72, of Hermitage, TN, passed away at 3:15 p.m., Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at TriStar Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, TN. She was born in White County, IL on March 3, 1947 the daughter of Kenneth Wayne and Alpha Eleanor (Orman) Funkhouser. Jeanna attended Eastern IL …

 Martha L. Austin, 68, of Carmi passed away at 12:50 p.m., Thursday, February 27, 2020 at her residence.  She was born in Fairfield, IL on April 28, 1951 the daughter of Bernard Ray and Ella Jean (Bickell) Combs.  Martha was a 1969 graduate of Norris City High School.  Martha worked in many …

Kaye (Carter) Bridwell, 69, of Carmi, formerly of Norris City, passed away at 9:26 p.m., Sunday, February 23, 2020 at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado. She was born in Norris City on June 14, 1950 the daughter of Clifton H. and Nadine (Blake) Carter. Kaye married Larry E. Bridwell on December 21…

 Jacquelyn A. "Jackie" Robinson, 60,, of Norris City, passed away at 11;00 a.m., Sunday, February 23, 2020 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, IN. She was born in Campbellsville, KY on September 8,1959 the daughter of B.G. and Mary Virginia (Cooney) Nipper. Jackie married Terry Lee …

 Luella Marie Baker, 70, of McLeansboro, passed away at 11:11 p.m., Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. She was born in Michigan on November 17, 1949 the daughter of Fred and Pauline (Beasley) Briggs. Luella married Harold William Baker on August 28, 19…

Scott Porter Land, 78, of Carmi, passed away at 7:15 p.m., Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. He was born in Louisville, KY on July 26, 1941 the son of Theodore R. and Anita (Porter) Land. Scott married Donna K. White in 1963. He served in the United St…

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  Linda D. Barnes, 73,  of Carmi passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi.  She was born in Bedford, IN on January 14, 1947 the daughter of Loren and Vera (Adams) Mundy.  Linda worked as an RN at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte, FL, was a Pa…

Gwendolen Eva Hines, 87, of Carmi, passed away at 4:55 p.m., Friday, February 21, 2020 at her residence. She was born in West Tofts, Norfolk, England on February 1, 1933 the daughter of Robert John and Eva May (Cross) Greenacre.  She married Grover Glenn Hines on September 23, 1953 and he pr…

 Wilma M. (Wilma Lou) Stickel, 94, of Chambersburg, PA, formerly of Norris City, passed away at 1:10 p.m., Tuesday, February 11, 2020. She was born in Omaha, IL on November 16, 1925 the daughter of James Henry and Nancy Lucinda (Brown) Minor. Wilma married Edgar Valiant Stickel, Jr. on Septe…

 Myrna “Sue” Higginson, 79 of Carmi, cherished wife, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away at 2:10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at home surrounded by her loving family.  She was born in Cairo, Illinois on November 5, 1940 to John and Mary (Churchill) M…

Brenda K. Smock, 78, of Carmi, closed her eyes on earth and opened her eyes to heaven  at 4:06 a.m., Friday, January 10, 2020 at Wabash Christian Village. She was born in Centralia, IL on July 19, 1941 the daughter of Garland Lesby and Audrey Beatrice (Campbell) Morris. Brenda married Elmer …

Rejino Lee "Jino" Deen, 39, of Norris City, passed away at 7:06 a.m., Thursday, January 9, 2020. He was born in Freeport, IL on March 25, 1980 the son of Sandra Marie Deen. He was a roofer and most currently worked at the loading dock in Evansville at Premier Transportation. Jino enjoyed rid…

Sandy Lynn Taylor, 52, of Harrisburg, passed away at 10:42 a.m., Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville. She was born in Harrisburg on June 11, 1967 the daughter of Floyd Harley and Linda Lee (Tanner) Stewart.

Mary Alice Pollard, 93, of Carmi, passed away at 5:13 a.m., Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Wabash Christian Village. She was born in Hawthorne Township on May 17, 1926 the daughter of Herman Grover and Alma Gertrude (Thornton) Lowery. She married Hobart Wesley "Buck" Pyle on June 28, 1944 and…

 Barbara A. Hucker, 87, of Carmi passed away at 5:09 p.m., Saturday, January 4, 2020 at her residence.  She was born in Carmi, IL on December 14, 1932 the daughter of William Albert and Norma Ruby (Gordon) Stocke.  Barbara married Cecil E. Hucker on November 4, 1950 and he preceded her in de…

Mary A. Davis 57 of Carmi passed away Wednesday January 1, 2020 at her home. She was born June 15, 1962 in Carmi, the daughter of Lewis R. Jordan and Wanda (Colclasure) Smith.

 Lodella Brown, 101, of Carmi passed away at 11:02 p.m., Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Wabash Christian Village. She was born in Equality, IL on September 3, 1918 the daughter of James Everett and Rebecca Ruth (Bumpus) Curry. Lodella married Seth Reuben Brown in June 1957 and he preceded her …

Joseph M. McGuire 38 of Carmi, passed away Friday December 27, 2019 at Deaconess Midtown in Evansville, IN. He was born December 10, 1981 in Marion, OH the son of Roy McGuire and Wendy J. (Almstead) Bell.

 Robert Nathan Oxford, 64, of Norris City, passed away at 12:23 p.m., Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, IN. He was born in East Peoria, IL on June 22, 1955. He was raised by his grandparents, Arley Edson and Hattie (Edwards) Oxford. Bob married Betty Su…

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Charles Ray Browning, 79, of Carmi passed away at 5:08 a.m, Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Wabash Christian Village. He was born Posey County, IN on June 23, 1940 the son of  Walter Graden and Madge (Williams) Browning. Charles married Mary Elizabeth Braden on February 5, 1993. He had worked…

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