CARMI, Ill. — Virginia "Jenny" Byrns died Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi, Illinois due to pneumonia.

Jeffery Alan Haley, 64, of Carmi passed away at 7:00 p.m., Monday, October 21, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Carmi, IL on August 8, 1955 the son of Jimmy D. and Nancy (Walter) Haley. He married Debra Lou Beck on December 27, 1975. Jeff was a 1974 graduate of Carmi Community High Scho…

Clyde Ray Shepard, 77, of Carmi passed away at 7:00 a.m., Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Enfield Rehab and Nursing in Enfield, IL.  He was born in New Haven, IL on March 26, 1942 the son of George and Helen Frances (Cummins) Shepard.  Ray married Verda M. James on November 27, 1962 and she pr…

Wanda Hill, 92, of Norris City, passed away at 3:55 a.m., Monday, October 14, 2019 at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville. She was born in Broughton, IL on September 4, 1927 the daughter of Harry and Mary (Thompson) Mayberry. Wanda married Claud C. Hill in 1951 and he preceded her…

Well-known Carmi businessman, Samuel L. Endicott, passed away on October 9, 2019 at the age of 96. Sam was born on January 11, 1923 to Dale and Cora (Hon) Endicott. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Martha G. Endicott.

Val Pearce, 91, of Norris City passed away at 4:45 p.m., Saturday, October 12, 2019 at his residence.  He was born on June 4, 1928 in Stonefort, IL the son of James and Carrie Anita (Phipps) Pearce.  Val married Irma J. Sides on July 18, 1959.  He joined the United States Navy at the age of …

Chauncey Baker, 79, of Eldorado passed away at 9:58 p.m., Friday, October 11, 2019 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi.  He was born in White County, IL on February 1, 1940 the son of Bertis Jefferson and Wilma Evelyn (Robinson) Baker.  Chauncey served in the U.S. Navy from February 1957 to…

Phyllis June Bryant, 83, of Norris City passed away at 8:54 p.m., Monday, October 7, 2019 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. She was born October 4, 1936 in White County, IL the daughter of Ernest and Mabel (Millspaugh) Wilson. Phyllis married Herdis Bryant on April 9, 1955 and h…

Viola Mae Hall, 77, of Carmi, passed away at 6:45 a.m., Monday, October 7, 2019 at Wabash Christian Village. She was born in Evansville, IN on September 27, 1942 the daughter of John Quincey and Erva Melissa (Holt) Lamp. Viola married Jesse Lee Hall on February 14, 1965. She was a state soci…

Patricia A. Bush of Carmi passed away Saturday afternoon October 5, 2019 at her home. She was born December 28, 1946 in Carmi, the daughter of Frank and Helen (Farmer) Decker. She married Robert Harmon Bush on July 4, 1964 in Carmi and he preceded her in death on February 10, 2008.

Norma W. Snyder, 88, of Evansville, Indiana, formerly of Grayville, Illinois, died Thursday, October 3, 2019, at Good Samaritan Home in Evansville. She was born November 23, 1930, in White County, Illinois, the daughter of Norman and Etta A. (Cozart) Greer. She was married to Richard L. “Dic…

Judith Goodson, 64, of Fairfield passed away at 9:15 a.m., Friday, September 27, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, IN.  She was born on January 28, 1955 in St. Louis, MO the daughter of Harold William and Mellicent Bernice (Sanders) Baker.  Judy married Robert C. "Bob" Goodson on A…

Diana L. Jacques, 80, of Norris City, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019 at her home. She was born April 16, 1939 in Joliet, IL, the daughter of Elmer and Hazel (Bolerjack) Miller. She married Charles Jr. Jacques on July 25, 1959 in Norris City.

Eugenia Blackwood, 92, of Norris City, passed away at 8:47 a.m., Monday, September 30, 2019 at Wabash Christian Village. She was born in Rumsey, KY on January 1, 1927 the daughter of Curtis and Bessie (Holmes) Huff. Eugenia was married to Merle Lopp and he preceded her in death in 1985 She t…

Ida Graddy, 92, of Carmi passed away at 1:30 p.m., Friday, September 27, 2019 at the Linda E. White Hospice House. She was born in Carmi on February 3, 1927 the daughter of Wilburn "Squib" and Lena (Phipps) Cummins. Ida married Gene Edwin Graddy on December 14, 1945 and he preceded her in de…

Delilah Grace Gwaltney, daughter of Betty Griffin and Matt Gwaltney of Crossville, IL was born sleeping on Tuesday, September 17th, 2019.

Margaret “Maggie” A. Adams 85 of Carmi passed away Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi. She was born December 6, 1933 in Carmi, the daughter of Clarence and Anna Catherine (Quinton) Gentry. She married Hubert “Shorty” Adams on October 6, 1952.

Dale E. Robinson, 78, of Evansville, Indiana, died Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville. He was born June 18, 1941, in New Harmony, Indiana, the son of Dale C. and Virginia (Haggard) Robinson.

Judith Goodson, 64, of Fairfield passed away at 9:15 a.m., Friday, September 27, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, IN. She was born on January 28, 1955 in St. Louis, MO the daughter of Harold William and Mellicent Bernice (Sanders) Baker. Judy married Robert C. "Bob" Goodson on Apr…

Terry Wayne Hutchinson, 73 of Norris City, passed away at 5:30 a.m., Thursday, September 26, 2019, at Mt. Vernon Nursing & Rehab Center in Mount Vernon, IN. He was born in Eldorado, IL on September 17, 1946, the son of Clarence Henry and Helen Delene (Larkin) Hutchinson. Terry married Je…

Ruby N. (Sweger) Lewis, 89, of Mt. Vernon passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at the Linda White Hospice center. She was born October 21, 1929 in Stillwell, OK to John & Beauna (Weaver) Sweger. She married J.W. Lewis on May 12, 1946 and he preceded her in death on May 20, 2013.

Anthony (Tony) G. Luebbert, 51, of Mt. Vernon passed away on September 23, 2019 at his home. Anthony was born on October 12, 1967 to Gilbert & Mariko (Anderson) Luebbert in Henderson, KY.

Charles E. "Brad" Braden, III, 71, of Carmi passed away at 10:45 p.m., Friday, September 20, 2019 at his residence. He was born on December 10, 1947 in Bryan, TX the son of Charles E. Braden, Jr. and Evelyn Lorene (Helsel) Braden. Brad retired in January 2017 as a Financial Advisor with Raym…

Leland Jack “Blue” Day, 63, of Grayville, Illinois, died Saturday, September 21, 2019, at his home. He was born April 22, 1956, in Evansville, Indiana, the son of Orville and Mary (Howard) Day. He was married to Donna Kay (Horton) Day, and she survives.

John R Essary, 89, of Mt. Vernon, passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019 at Deaconess Hospital with his family by his side. He was born on April 26, 1930 in East St. Louis, IL to John and Blanche (Cooper) Essary. John was married to Shirley (Irvin) Essary for 51 years and she preceded him…

Mary Arline Terry, 93, of Tomball, Texas, formerly of Carmi, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Park Manor in Tomball, Texas. She was born in Avena Township, IL on July 7, 1926 the daughter of Verne A. and Mae (McCollom) Price. Mary married Clifford Cleo Terry on June 7, 1944 and h…

Lydia J. Lamp, 97, of Creal Springs, IL, passed away on September 15, 2019. She was born on September 14, 1922 in Hamilton County, the daughter of William and Beulah (Savage) Martin.

Mary E. Murphy, 83, of Carmi, passed away on September 15, 2019 at Wabash Christian Village. She was born on April 14, 1936 in Carmi, the daughter of Frank and Grace (Watson) Dow. She married Jimmie J. Murphy and he preceded her in death.

Ivan “Wayne” Cherry, 88 of Crossville, died Thursday morning September 12, 2019 at Wabash Christian Village. He was born September 25, 1930 in Crossville, the son of James Oscar and Minnie (Hutchcraft) Cherry.

Kenneth Corbett, 70, of Norris City, passed away at 1:36 a.m., Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. He was born in Pennsylvania on June 7, 1949 the son of James K. and Mildred Elizabeth (Hepple) Corbett. Kenny served in the United States Marine Corps. He…

Orville Eugene “Deno” Overturf, 73, of Carmi, Illinois, died Thursday, September 12, 2019, at Wabash General Hospital in Mt. Carmel, Illinois, after a long battle with cancer. He was born September, 13, 1945, in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of George Mansel Overturf and Frances (Hager) Overt…

Angless M. Schwindel age 91, a lifetime resident of Posey County, IN, passed away Saturday morning September 7, 2019 at West River Health Campus in Evansville. She was born June 29, 1928 in Wadesville, the daughter of Andrew and Selma K. (Papenmeier) Brandt. She was married to Richard H. Sch…

Lowell L. Smith, 87, of Carmi, passed away Monday, September 9, 2019 at 9:10 a.m. at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi. He was born on October 23, 1931 in Hamilton County, IL, the son of Ralph David and Rosa Vianna (Cotter) Smith. Lowell married Mary Louise Shields in November 1956 and she p…

Helen Louise Blanton, 96, passed away on November 4, 2018 at Redbanks In Hospice care. Helen was born on December 17, 1921 in Carmi. She married Charles Blanton and he preceded her in death.

Marilyn J. Cleveland, 88, of Carmi passed away at 12:02 a.m., Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the Villas of Holly Brook in Harrisburg, IL. She was born on August 30, 1931 in Burnt Prairie Township, IL the daughter of Raymond Franklin and Bessie (Jones) Hunsinger. Marilyn married Charles W. Cl…

Jerome D. Clarke 84 of Enfield, passed away Sunday September 1, 2019 at Wabash Christian Village. He was born October 12, 1934 in St. Louis, MO the son of William “Bill” and O’Hara Clarke. He was first married to Sonja (Coale) Hall and later married Wilma Clarke and she preceded him in death.

Iva Dorris Chastain, 97, of Madison, AL, formerly of Carmi, IL, went to be with the lord Friday, August 30, 2019, at Heritage Assisted Living in Madison, AL. She was born in Emma Township, IL, on February 15, 1922, the daughter of Casper Henry and Mary Jane (Curtis) Marlin. Dorris married Le…

Jeanette A. "Nettie" Crews, 99, of Carmi passed away at 5:26 a.m., Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at St. Vincent Medical Center in Evansville. She was born in White County, IL on September 24, 1919 the daughter of Fred and Rosa Lee (Rankin) Garrett. Nettie married Shel Crews on December 31, 1965…

Gary R. Hamblin 77 of Carmi passed away Sunday evening August 25, 2019 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Evansville. He was born June 10, 1942 in Carmi the son of Fred and Verna (Holtzclaw) Hamblin. He married Shirley Burner on December 18, 1998.

Jim Hall, 67, of Carmi passed away at 7:07 a.m., Friday, August 23, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Carmi, IL on September 15, 1951 the son of Donald L. "Pete" and Mae (Raney) Hall. Jim married Debbie (Meritt) Hall in 1976 and she preceded him in death on November 3, 2018. He graduated…

Tony Gott, 64, of McLeansboro, passed away at 5:45 p.m., Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. He was born in Carmi, IL on October 2, 1954 the son of Daniel P. and Robylee (Hill) Gott. Tony married Carla J. Doneghue on December 27, 1993. He graduated from Car…

Donna F. Davis 53 of Crossville, IL passed away Friday August 16, 2019 at her home. She was born April 4, 1966 in Evansville, the daughter of James and Carolyn (King) Mayville. She married Jim Davis on August 1, 1997.

Adam A. Hoover age 32 of Crossville, passed away Sunday morning August 18, 2019 in Missouri. He was born April 28, 1987 in Tulsa, OK the son of Jim Davis and Rebecca Hoover.

Margaret Ann Weaver, 73, of Poplar Bluff, MO, formerly of Grayville passed away at 1:33 a.m., Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. She was born in Princeton, IN on May 14, 1946 the daughter of George William and Gladys Viola (Schalk) Morris. Margaret married …

Teresa Ruth Tharp of Carmi, IL passed away at her son's home in Knoxville, TN on August 16, 2019. She is now at peace in the arms of her Heavenly Father. Teresa was a member of New Beginnings Church of God in Carmi, IL. She had a great love for her family and all animals, especially her dog Chloe.

Glenda Kay Taylor, 73, of Carmi, passed away at 1:50 a.m., Thursday, August 8, 2019 at her residence. She was born in White County, IL on November 20, 1945 the daughter of Glenard David and Stella Mae (Antrim) Taylor. Glenda has resided at Carmi House for the past 21 years and has enjoyed at…

Lois Kathryn Fowler. 87, of Vincennes, IN, passed away at 9:30 a.m. CST, Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi, IL. She was born in Campbelltown, IN, on February 19, 1932 the daughter of Gordon and Doris (Jerrell) Dawson. Lois married Robert Buell Fowler on December …

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