Russell Rolland Lentz, Jr., 74, of Highland, Illinois, formerly of Grayville, Illinois, died Monday, September 20, 2021, at SSM Health DePaul Hospital in Bridgeton, Missouri.  He was born January 23, 1947, in Stockton, Kansas, the son of Russell Rolland Lentz, Sr., and Rose (Traylor) Lentz. …

Naomi Ruth (Fulkerson) Foister, oldest daughter of Charles E. and Ava B. (Hunsinger) Fulkerson, passed away on Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 at her home in Carmi after recently celebrating her 100th birthday on July 5th, 2021. Her parents and four siblings (Charles Fulkerson, Wanda Fulkerson …

Ruth Ellen (Glick) Grimes went home to be with her Savior on August 24, 2021.  She was a resident of Helia Healthcare in Olney, Illinois and was cared for by Carle Hospice of Olney, Illinois at the time of her death.  Ruth Ellen Glick was born in Zanesville, Ohio on January 23, 1932, one of …

Jacquelin J. Simms, age 91 of Albion, passed away Thursday morning, August 26, 2021 at Oakview Nursing & Rehabilitation in Mt. Carmel.  Jacquelin was born in Edwards County on February 11, 1930 to O.A. and Lucy (West) Collins. Jacquelin married James F. Simms at the First Christian Churc…

Steven E. Wood, 50, of Bone Gap, IL. Died Monday August 23, 2021, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, IN

Becky Schreifels Dulaney, 63 of Tupelo, passed away Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at NMMC in Tupelo. She was born February 2, 1958 to the late Billy Schreifels and the late Louise Luebbers Schreifels. She was a member of Verona Church of Christ. Wife, mother, Christian, strong, selfless, Multi…

Reverend Lowes D. Browning, 91, of Carmi, passed away on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. He was born on September 3, 1929, the son of  Marion and Iola (Elliot) Browning. He married Mabel I. Weasel on August 19, 1950. Together they shared almost 71 years of marriage. Louie pastored many General B…

Mona Sophia Spaetti, 70, passed away on August 4, 2021 at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, IN.  Mona was born September 18, 1950 to Marvin and Loretta Robinson, and she was a member of St. Mary Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Mt. Carmel, IL. Mona enjoyed genealogy …

James Edmund “Jim” Mitchell, 94, of Carmi, passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro, Illinois.  He was born on March 26, 1927, the son of Q.B. and Harriet (Young) Mitchell.  Jim proudly served his country in the United States Army during WWII.  He …

Mona Sophia Spaetti, 70, passed away on August 4, 2021 at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, IN.  Mona was born September 18, 1950 to Marvin and Loretta Robinson, and she was a member of St. Mary Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Mt. Carmel, IL. Mona enjoyed genealogy …

James Edmund "Jim" Mitchell, 94, of Carmi, passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro, Illinois.  He was born on March 26, 1927, the son of Q.B. and Harriet (Young) Mitchell.  Jim proudly served his country in the United States Army during WWII.  He …

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Larry McDowell “Jughead” Banks, 82, of Crossville, Illinois, died Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.  He was born November 27, 1938, in Allendale, Illinois, the son of Everett McDowell Banks and Eva Pearl (Thomas) Banks.  He was married to Gloria Kr…

Diana Davis Doxey passed away at home on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 with a view of her garden and cherished birds. She was born June 1, 1938 in Chicago to Clyde & Pauline (Irvin) Davis, graduated from Fenger High School and attended Illinois Wesleyan College where she met her future husba…

Edna Pauline York, 87, of Geneseo, Illinois, died Friday, July 16, 2021, at Hillcrest Home in Genesco.  She was born September 26, 1933, in Mill Shoals, Illinois, the daughter of Elmer and Emma (Williams) Prince.  She married Chelsea Carl York in 1950, in Mill Shoals, and he preceded her in …

Larry McDowell “Jughead” Banks, 82, of Crossville, Illinois, died Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.  He was born November 27, 1938, in Allendale, Illinois, the son of Everett McDowell Banks and Eva Pearl (Thomas) Banks.  He was married to Gloria Kr…

Diana Davis Doxey passed away at home on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 with a view of her garden and cherished birds. She was born June 1, 1938 in Chicago to Clyde & Pauline (Irvin) Davis, graduated from Fenger High School and attended Illinois Wesleyan College where she met her future husba…

Edna Pauline York, 87, of Geneseo, Illinois, died Friday, July 16, 2021, at Hillcrest Home in Genesco.  She was born September 26, 1933, in Mill Shoals, Illinois, the daughter of Elmer and Emma (Williams) Prince.  She married Chelsea Carl York in 1950, in Mill Shoals, and he preceded her in …

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JoAnn Lorene (McKee) Mundy, 85, of Carmi, passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. She was born on October 17, 1935, the daughter of Robert and Laura (Upton) McKee.  JoAnn married Raymond E. Mundy on  April 29, 1956. and he survives.  She worked at Ainsbrook Garment Factory and  later as a l…

Ruth (Dodd) Chaffin, 90, of Carmi, beloved wife, mother, and sister, passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi.  She was born on April 26, 1931, the daughter of William Thomas Wesley and Mary Ethel (Bartley) Dodd.  Ruth married George Logan Chaffin on Dece…

Vonda Lou Sturgal, 83, of Springerton, passed away on Thursday, July 22, 2021. She was born on October 27, 1937, the daughter of Loren and Beulah Murl (Sanders) Frymire. Vonda was a member of Springerton Community Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Ronald Wayne “Ron” Lamp, well-known area minister and businessman, age 70, of Carmi, Illinois, died Monday, July 19, 2021, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana, from injuries sustained in a traffic accident.  He was born June 14, 1951, in Fairfield, Illinois, the son of Norma…

Betty M. Gardner, 89, of New Harmony, IN passed away at 5:25 p.m., Saturday, July 10, 2021 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi, IL.  She was born in New Harmony, IN on October 24, 1931 the daughter of Mark and Helen (Matthews) Russell.  She married Robert Gardner and he preceded her in deat…

Ronald Kenneth McKenzie, 67, of rural Galatia, Illinois, formerly of Carmi, Illinois, died Thursday, July 8, 2021, at his home.  He was born July 19, 1953, in Eldorado, Illinois, the son of Kenneth and Margaret (Henson) McKenzie.

R. Terry Eugene Leathers, 47, passed away on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at his residence. He was born January 19, 1974, in Carmi, Illinois, the son of Robert and Betty (Holland) Leathers. He married Donalea Beasley on February 11, 1995 in Danville, Illinois, they later divorced.

Donna Kay Meriwether, 80, of Carmi, passed away on Saturday, July 10, 2021, at West River Health Campus in Evansville, Indiana.  She was born in West Frankfort, IL on December 10, 1940, the daughter of Donald and Hazel (Treece) Downen.  She married Reverend Harold R. Meriwether on October 29…

Betty M. Gardner, 89, of New Harmony, IN passed away at 5:25 p.m., Saturday, July 10, 2021 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi, IL.  She was born in New Harmony, IN on October 24, 1931 the daughter of Mark and Helen (Matthews) Russell.  She married Robert Gardner and he preceded her in deat…

Donna Kay Meriwether, 80, of Carmi, passed away on Saturday, July 10, 2021, at West River Health Campus in Evansville, Indiana.  She was born in West Frankfort, IL on December 10, 1940, the daughter of Donald and Hazel (Treece) Downen.  She married Reverend Harold R. Meriwether on October 29…

Ronald Kenneth McKenzie, 67, of rural Galatia, Illinois, formerly of Carmi, Illinois, died Thursday, July 8, 2021, at his home.  He was born July 19, 1953, in Eldorado, Illinois, the son of Kenneth and Margaret (Henson) McKenzie.

R. Terry Eugene Leathers, 47, passed away on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at his residence. He was born January 19, 1974, in Carmi, Illinois, the son of Robert and Betty (Holland) Leathers. He married Donalea Beasley on February 11, 1995 in Danville, Illinois, they later divorced.

Karen S. Farmer, age 75, passed away on July 8, 2021. She was born on March 24, 1946, in Evansville, Indiana to Norbert and Dorece Barbre. Karen is survived by her husband David Shelton, her sons and their spouses, Chris and Becky Farmer, and Jeremy and Karan Marie Farmer; her grandchildren …

Larry Gale Garbo, 77, of Grayville, Illinois, died Friday, June 25, 2021, in Grayville.  He was born March 3, 1944, in West Frankfort, Illinois, the son of Arthur and Betty Jean (Short) Garbo.  He was married to Carol Ann (Young) Garbo on June 13, 1964, and she preceded him in death on March…

James Thomas Gaines of Carmi, Illinois, was born on July 7, 1949, and died with his family by his side on June 12, 2021. He was the son of James Robert Gaines and Della Imogene (Gram) Gaines. Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Judy, and daughter Ashley (Jeremy) Dory of Tampa , Florida. He w…

Jesse Lee Hall, 78, of Carmi, passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021.  He was born on February 6, 1943, the son of George Aaron and Gleta (Hart) Hall.  He married Viola Mae Lamp on February 14, 1965, and she preceded him in death on October 7, 2019. Jess was a Social Studies teacher with the …

Wilma L. Brothers, nee Peacock, age 95, of Park Forest, Illinois passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 6, 2021.  Beloved mother of David (Carol) Brothers, the late Richard (late Cindy) Brothers, and Virginia (Roy Koite) Doyle.  Cherished grandmother of seven grandchildren and six great gra…

Gary and his wife, Anita, are the owner/operators of Yesterdays Drive In and Yesterdays Catering. Gary was Executive Vice President, Director of Merchandising and Marketing for Scot Lad Foods for many years. Gary left this position to form his own company, Mid America Marketing and later pur…

Stanley Creighton Hampton, 90, of Carmi, Illinois passed away on Monday May 10, 2021 at home with his family. He was born on October, 12, 1930, the son of Ray Edward and Grace Ruth (Moore) Hampton. Creighton married Helen Doris Wilson on June 21, 1947 and would have celebrated 74 years of ma…

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Alice A. Black, 63, of Enfield passed away at 1:28 a.m, Thursday, June 10, 2021 at her residence.  She was born in Fairfield, IL on July 4, 1957 the daughter of Victor “Babe” and Vivian “Sis” (Vaught) Artin.  

Harold Edward Stahl died on May 31, 2021, at Enfield Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Enfield at age 95. He was born on November 22, 1925, in Mill Shoals Township to Henry and Nell (Buttry) Stahl. He attended Enfield High School, but enlisted his senior year and graduated later.  He s…

Sheryl Ann (Batty) Brown, 68, of Carmi, passed away on Tuesday June 2, 2021.  She was born on September 5, 1952, the daughter of William Earl and Wilma Arlene (Harrolle) Batty.  She married Bill Brown on July 24, 1969.  Sheryl worked at  Wabash Christian Retirement Center and the Carmi Towns…

James Payton Abbey, age 74 of Gallatin, TN passed away April 22, 2021. He was born July 25, 1946 in Carmi, IL to Ruby Mae (Dunkin) and the late James Martin Abbey.

Merl Hugh Pollock, 94, of Crossville, Illinois, died Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi, Illinois. He was born September 25, 1926, in Garfield, Arkansas, the son of Otto Gilbert Pollock and Mabel Claire (Shankle) Pollock. He was married to Vicki Sue (Cross) Pollock,…

Jeffery Scott Hall, 52, of Carmi, passed away on June 5, 2021. He was born on April 15, 1969, the son of Jesse Lee and Viola Mae (Lamp) Hall. Jeff  was a 1987 graduate of Carmi Community High School and went on to receive an Associates Degree in Computer Science. He was a member of the Commu…

Jesse Lee Hall, 78, of Carmi, passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021.  He was born on February 6, 1943, the son of George Aaron and Gleta (Hart) Hall.  He married Viola Mae Lamp on February 14, 1965, and she preceded him in death on October 7, 2019. Jess was a Social Studies teacher with the …

Heaven reclaim a beautiful soul when Barbara J. Johns left our world to join her Lord on March 29, 2021, after a lengthy illness. She resided in Wytheville, VA for the past sixteen years. Those who knew her, know she lived life on her own terms bringing her heartfelt passions to all of her m…

Sue (Taylor) Brockett, 89, of Carmi, passed away on Wednesday May, 19, 2021.  She was born on February 6, 1932, the daughter of Benjamin and Johnnie (Cook) Taylor.  She married Robert L. “Bob” Brockett on August 7, 1950, and he preceded her in death on January 26, 2005. Together, they owned …

Janice Ann (Felty) Dale, 81 of Carmi, passed away on Monday May 24, 2021.  She was born on June 23, 1939. Janice graduated from Enfield High School  in 1957. She married C.E. Dale on August 1, 1959 and he preceded her in death on February 28, 2021. Janice worked as a waitress for more than 2…

Sue (Taylor) Brockett, 89, of Carmi, passed away on Wednesday May, 19, 2021.  She was born on February 6, 1932, the daughter of Benjamin and Johnnie (Cook) Taylor.  She married Robert L. "Bob" Brockett on August 7, 1950, and he preceded her in death on January 26, 2005. Together, they owned …

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