Anna Louise (Overfield) Wilson, 78, of Phillipstown, passed away on Wendesday April 14, 2021 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi.  She was born in Union County, Kentucky  on December 10, 1942, the daughter of Kenneth and Mildred Overfield.  Louise married  Kenneth "Whip" Wilson on April 10,…

On Friday, March 26, 2021, Freddie Jo Colson, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado, Illinois, at the age of 88. Freddie Jo was born on December 9, 1932 to the late Fred Buck and Bertha (Bisher) Conyers in the rural Sugartree Ridge community i…

Rev. Melvin Roy Holtzclaw, 93, entered the arms of the Author of his faith early Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at the home of his daughter in Willow Springs, Missouri.  His victory capped a 67-year chapter of his ministry here on earth. While his failing health in recent months challenged his bod…

Constance Marie Wheeler (Connie) 73 of Mt. Vernon, IN passed away at her home on Thursday evening March 25, 2021 surrounded by her children and grandchildren along with her dog Precious and cat Pepper. She was born on April 5, 1947 in Mt. Vernon, IN the daughter of Wilfred and Evelyn (Floyd)…

Richard F. Edds, 73, of Livermore, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at his home. He was born June 19, 1947 to the late Bertie and Kitty Burnett Edds and was married to Linda Burns. He was an activated member of the National Guard. Richard received his bachelo…

James M. "Jim" Thompson, 74, of Carmi passed away at 6:32 a.m., Thursday, April 1, 2021 at his residence.  He was born on January 22, 1947 in Fort Dodge, Iowa the son of James Matthew and Myra Mae (Haase) Thompson. Jim married Sharon L. Sparks on November 21, 1970.  He served in the U.S. Arm…

Terry Lynn Doty, 72, of Cowling, Illinois, passed away at his home, March 25, 2021, at 9:25am, surround by his wife and daughters, just as in life.

Thomas Jonah Michael Goodman, 9, of Jeffersonville, IN and formerly of Fairfield entered the arms of Jesus on Thursday, March 11, 2021.  He was born in Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, IL on September 20, 2011 the son of Casie Michelle (Knight) and Thomas Jared Goodman. Jonah attended We…

Albert Benjamin (Ben) Mitchell, 79, of Mount Vernon, Ill., passed away on Thursday, March 4. Born June 15, 1941 in Mount Vernon, Ill., Ben was the youngest child of Q.B. and Harriet (Young) Mitchell. In addition to his parents, Ben was preceded in death by brothers Q.B. (Bud) Mitchell, Jr., …

Stephen Eugene Mitchell, 67, of Enfield passed away Monday afternoon, March 1, 2021 at  Deaconess Gateway Hospital, surrounded by family. He was born on November 2,1953, the first son of Gene and Virginia (Petry) Mitchell.  Steve attended Booth School in Enfield and then graduated from Enfie…

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Dr. David Lee Hammell, 76, of Crossville, Illinois, died Sunday, February 28, 2021, at Meadowood Nursing and Rehabilitation in Grayville, Illinois.  He was born February 24, 1945, in Evansville, Indiana, the son of David Eugene Hammell and Mary Louise (McKnight) Hammell.  He was married to J…

C.E. Dale, 82, of Carmi, passed away on Sunday February 28, 2021 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi.  He was born on October 5, 1938, the son of Wilburn and  Mable (Bruce) Dale.  C.E. graduated from Norris City High School in 1956 and soon after joined the United States Navy and was statio…

Walter Franklin “Frank” Funkhouser, 71, of Charleston, formerly of Carmi, Illinois passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at CAMC Hospice. Frank was the retired owner/operator of Frank’s Plumbing. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn; and parents, Carrol and Goldie Funkhouser.

Walter Franklin “Frank” Funkhouser, 71, of Charleston, formerly of Carmi, Illinois passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at CAMC Hospice. Frank was the retired owner/operator of Frank’s Plumbing. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn; and parents, Carrol and Goldie Funkhouser.

The sun rose on Henry "Joe" Melton on May 7, 1942 when he was born to Howard Robert Melton and Jean (Harmon) Melton. The sun set for Henry "Joe" Melton on February 24, 2021.  He was 78 years old. His family is grateful for those 78 years of love, life and laughter they were blessed to share …

Vernon Edward Hubele departed to his Heavenly home at 8:42 p.m. on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. Vernon was born on February 19, 1927 to Norman and Esther (Roland) Hubele of Carmi. Vernon graduated from Carmi Township High School in 1945. He serv…

Mary Jane Myrna, 89, formally from Carmi, Illinois, passed away on February 13, 2021 at her home in Newburgh, Indiana. She was born in Washington, D.C. on September 26, 1931, the daughter of William H. and Louise E. DuPar.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 62 years, Dr. C…

Beverly McKenzie, 83, of Norris City passed away at 4:19 p.m., Friday, February 19, 2021 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN.  She was born on December 15, 1937 in Norris City, IL the daughter of William Howard and Minerva Joy (Morehead) Johnson.  Beverly married Kenneth R. McKenzi…

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William R. "Bill" Higginson, 87, of Carmi, passed away on Wednesday,  February 10, 2021 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh IN. He was born on July 14, 1933, the son of  Halsey and  Myrtle (Hon) Higginson.  Bill married Myrna "Sue" Mathis on November 8, 1988, and she preceded him in de…

Douglas B. Shelton, 37, formerly of Grayville, Illinois, died Monday, February 1, 2021, at Core Nursing and Rehabilitation in Dale, Indiana.  He was born March 23, 1983, in Evansville, Indiana, the son of Gary W. and Cheri D. (Goldman) Shelton.

David E. "Dave" Jordan, 86, of Carmi passed away at 11:28 a.m., Monday, February 1, 2021 at his residence.  He was born in Carmi, IL on December 8, 1934 the son of Maxwell Eugene and Katie Marie (Rhein) Jordan.  Dave married Mary E. Acord on November 6, 1976.  He retired from Consumers Gas a…

Earnie Gene Johnson, 76, of Norris City, passed away on Sunday, January 31, at the VA Medical Center in Marion, Illinois.  He was born on July 12, 1944, the son of R.J. and Mabel (Sittig) Johnson.  Earnie married Kathleen Joyce Tjarks on July 12, 1981, and she survives. He was a six year Arm…

Mr. Stephen A. Hendrix, 74, of Galesburg, Illinois drew his last breath on earth and began his eternal life in Heaven at 12:00 noon Sunday, January 24, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois. 

Judith Diane (Hortin) Koehler, 75, of Crossville passed away at 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22 at her residence. She was born in Albion on June 22, 1945 the daughter of Eugene and Maude (Hodgson) Hortin. Judy married David Alan Koehler on June 12, 1964, together they shared over fifty-two years o…

Mr. Thomas Reece “Tom” York, age 68 of Dickson, Tenn. died Saturday Jan. 23. Born in Carmi, Ill., he was the son of the late Bernard Reece and Ruby Geraldine Argo York.

Ferris Fay (Kornnegger) Scarlett, 87, of Crossville, passed away on Jan. 19 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 19, 1933 in Carmi, the daughter of Ernest Leonard “Ernie” and Bernice (Hughes) Kornegger.

Lloyd Ray Vaupel, 81, of Carmi, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 17 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi. He was born on Sept. 5, 1939, the son of Martin and Carolyn (Funkhouser) Vaupel. Lloyd married Linda Kay Brasel on May 30, 1958 and she survives. He helped his father on their farm growing up…

Elizabeth “Betty” Krone passed away on New Year’s Day Jan. 1 in Zephyrhills Fla. She was born on Easter April 20, 1919 in White County, Ill., the daughter of Charles and Mary Reeder Nelson. Her Beloved Paternal Grandfather Alfred known as Pap, a Civil War Veteran who lived to be 100, insiste…

Whitney Paige McKenzie, 28, of Carmi passed away on Jan. 6. She was born on Aug. 1, 1992, in Litchfield, Ill., the daughter of Jeffry and  Cynthia (Artman) McKenzie. Whitney was a 2011 graduate from Carmi White County High school. While in high school she participated in track as well as bas…

Hylas J. Shipp, 84, of Norris City, Ill., passed away Saturday, Jan. 9 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Ind. He was born March 14, 1936 in Gallatin County, Ill. to the late Clarence and Lottie (Wiltshire) Shipp. He attended Ridgeway Schools. He was an active semi driver for most of his…

Robert “Bob” James Roark, 80, of Norris City, passed away on Monday Jan. 11, 2021 at Linda E. White Hospice in Evansville, Ind. He was born in New Haven, Ill. on Jan. 15, 1940, the son of Edward and Tillie Marie (Allison) Roark. He married Sharon Lynne (Bohner) Counsil on Jan. 15, 2003. Bob …

James H. “Jamie - Kojak” Ambrous, age 81, lifelong resident of New Haven, Ill. passed away on Dec. 28. Jamie was born in New Haven on May 14, 1939. He grew up in New Haven raised by his parents Horace and Mona Stallings. On Nov. 17, 1962 he married the love of his life, Janice (Sparrow) Ambrous.

Lowell R. Thackrey, 87, of Carmi passed away at 3:55 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 31 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Ind. He was born on Aug. 23, 1933 in Mill Shoals, Ill. the son of John Albert and Lougilla May (Musgrave) Thackrey. Lowell married Dorotha Witter on Feb. 27, 1959.  Lowel…

Bertis “Claude” Miner, 86, of Carmi, Ill., passed away at his home at 11:05 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29 with his wife, Marthan, by his side.

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 …

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