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 …

Loretta June (Plock) Hillyard, 73, of Norris City, passed away on Wednesday May 13, 2021.  She was born on January 17, 1948, the daughter of William Herman and Laura Laverne (Wade) Plock.  Loretta married Robert Hillyard on December 23, 1966.  She was the owner and operator of Hair Happening…

Regina Dawn (Dartt) Whitaker, 59, of Cooper, Texas, passed away on Thursday May 6, 2021 at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX.  She was born on November 29, 1961, the daughter of James Royal Ramsey and Shirley Margaret(Frashier) Dartt. Regina graduated from Crossville High School…

Jane Ann Wheeler, 68, of Carmi, passed away on Tuesday April 27, 2021, at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi.  She was born on April 21, 1953, the daughter of  Albert Robert  and Alma Doris Staley. She married Harold T. “JR” Wheeler on December 30, 1978 and he survives. Jane worked as an LPN …

James Anthony Winiger, an Army veteran who served in Vietnam and1962 graduate of Carmi Township High School where he played football, passed away at the age of 77.

Maxine Mears, 95, of Carmi passed away at 6:18 p.m., Monday, May 10, 2021 at Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, IN.  She was born in White County, IL on April 27, 1926 the daughter of Dan and Lillie (Sutton) Wilson.  Maxine married Dallas Mears  and he preceded her in death on Novem…

Shirley Ann Mobley, 84, of Carmi, Illinois, died Monday, May 10, 2021, at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi. She was born September 6, 1936, in Enfield, Illinois, the daughter of Orval “Bubbles” Nation and Alma (Storey) Nation. She was married to Dick Mobley in 1955, and he preceded her in d…

John N. Fields Jr. formerly from Carmi passed away on April 24, 2021 at his home in Evansville, IN with his wife and two daughters at his side.

Melba Lou Bolin, 82, of Carmi, passed away on Thursday April 22, 2021 at Wabash Christian Village.  She was born on September 18, 1938 the daughter of Henry Browning and Velma (Goodwen) Unthank. She was a 1956 graduate of Carmi Township High School. On June 3, 1957, she married Leroy Pete Bo…

Henry Robert Haley gained his heavenly home on April 22, 2021. Henry was born July 13, 1945, to Raymond and Caroline (Stockhowe) Haley. Henry Bob was an active member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church  and walked in faith with his Saviour Jesus Christ. Henry Bob was a graduate of Carmi Tow…

David Thurman Aud, 77, of Carmi, passed away on Tuesday April 20, 2021 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, IN.  He was born on September 2, 1943, the son of Thurman Elsworth "Diner" and Alma Louise (Hillyard) Aud.  David graduated from Carmi Township High School in 1961.  He then we…

Shirley T. Crawford, 83, of Enfield passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021.  She was born in New Haven, IL on September 3, 1937 the daughter of Walter and Madaline (Hill) York. She married Eddie Ray Crawford in 1969 and her preceded her in death on July 15, 2008. Shirley had worked in the Cab…

Freda Catherine Burroughs Finch, 93 transitioned to eternal life peacefully at home in Benton, KY with her family by her side on Sunday, April 11, 2021. She was the second child of 5 born to John Glenn Burroughs and Buenita Evelyn Thornburg Burroughs in Carmi, IL on June 12, 1927.

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…

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