Lelia Massie Cruse Marvin ~ Carbondale

Lelia Massie Cruse Marvin passed away January 14, 2021. She was born south of Carterville to John C. and Edith (James) Cruse April 5, 1930. John died in 1985; Edith in 1989. She married Charles E. Marvin, December 27, 1953.…...

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Dr Edith Calvert Spees ~ Carbondale

Dr Edith Calvert Spees was born at Calvert Farms in Richmond, MO on June 27, 1936. Her mother was a college educated flapper and pilot, turned agri-business woman. Her father was an internationally trained banker and pilot, turned cutting edge…...

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Ifrain “Smiley” Garcia ~ Grand Tower

Ifrain “Smiley” Garcia, 65, of Grand Tower passed away peacefully at 3:55 p.m. Sunday January 3, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. Mr. Garcia was born September 8, 1955 in Rio Grande Puerto Rico the son of the late Cornelio…...

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Margaret Jane Meadows ~ Alto Pass

Margaret “Jane” Meadows, 76, passed away peacefully Friday January 1st, 2021 with her children at her bedside at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY. Jane was born July 25th, 1944, in Pomona, IL, twin daughter of Leslie and Evelyn (Latchaw-Wright) Gearhart.…...

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Erin Marie Cheak ~ Carbondale

Erin Marie Cheak, 44, of Carbondale passed away on December 31, 2020 at SIH Memorial Hospital, Carbondale. She was a graduate of Carbondale Community High School and received her Bachelor of Science and Master’s Degree from Southern Illinois University. Erin…...

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Carolyn Horecker ~ Anna

Mrs. Carolyn Horecker – Cape Girardeau – After a protracted battle with cancer Carolyn Horecker died Monday December 28th, 2020 at her daughter’s residence in Cape Girardeau, MO. She was surrounded by her daughter and grandchildren at the time of…...

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Brenda K. Freeman ~ Carbondale

Brenda K. Freeman, 76, passed away peacefully Monday December 21, 2020 in Carbondale. Brenda was born June 26, 1944 in West Frankfort, Illinois the daughter of the late Lowell and Dorothy (Hicks) Williams. She married the love of her life…...

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James Thomas “Tom” Kidd ~ Carbondale

J. Thomas ‘Tom’ Kidd died suddenly on December 14, 2020, in Carbondale, Illinois. Born on May 21, 1953 in Lavonia, Georgia, one of his early memories was singing and performing for his grandmother’s bible study group at the Lavonia Baptist…...

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Dana Simpson ~ DeSoto

On Sunday, December 13th Dana Simpson passed from this world at her rural DeSoto home. She died peacefully after a prolonged 14-year battle with COPD. Dana was born 10/03/1957 to Gilbert and Mary Ann Bolen at Holden hospital in Carbondale.…...

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Betty Nell Arnold

Betty Nell Arnold (nee Davis), 93, passed away Dec. 12, 2020 from pneumonia after contracting COVID-19. She was born October 16, 1927 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois to Leonard and Leona Davis. Survivors include daughter Kolina Edwards and husband Keith; daughter…...

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Margaret Ann Rogers ~ Carbondale

Margaret Ann Rogers,87, of Carbondale, Illinois, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family. She was born November 26, 1933 in Wolf Lake, Illinois the daughter of the late Archie and Margie (Andrews) Williams. Margaret married Patrick Edward Rogers…...

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Jane Franklin ~ Carbondale

Peacefully and surrounded by her family, Martha “Jane” Franklin passed away on December 9, 2020 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital at the age of 73. Jane was born September 21, 1947 in Carbondale, the daughter of the late Joseph and Virginia Morris.…...

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Lyda Mae Horn ~ Carbondale

Lyda Mae (Stearns) Horn, 84, a lifelong resident of Carbondale, IL passed away on Tuesday, December the 8th at 7:00 am after a long and valiant battle with cancer. Lyda was born July 28th, 1936, to Claude and Mabel Stearns.…...

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Verna Naomi Walker

Verna Naomi Walker, nee Greene was born July 12, 1937 in Cleveland, Ohio and passed away at home in Belleville, Illinois on December 3, 2020. She was 83 years old. Verna was born in Cleveland but the Greene family moved…...

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Candace A. Stalling – Carbondale

Candace A. Stalling, 63, passed away peacefully on Wednesday December 2, 2020 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Candace was born November 17, 1957 in Chicago Illinois, the daughter of Clarence and Mary Ann (Floyd) Newman. Candace attended Mayo Elementary and…...

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Brian Allen “Woop” Runion ~ Carbondale

Brian Allen “Woop” Runion, 61, passed away peacefully Monday November 30, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his family. Brian was born November 15, 1959 in Carbondale the son of William C and Shirley (Gladden) Runion. Brian loved playing the…...

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Mary J. Lorentz ~ Makanda

Mary J. Lorentz,85, passed away Saturday November 28, 2020 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Mary was born February 2, 1935 in Newton, Massachusetts the daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Dorr) Veckery. Mary married John H Lorentz Sr. in…...

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James Pope – Carbondale

James Philip Pope,75, passed away peacefully Wednesday November 11, 2020 in Creve Coeur, Missouri. Jim was born November 10, 1945 in Lawrenceville, Illinois the son of the late Chester and Crystal (Malosh) Pope. He married Sharon Sinclair November 11, 1967.…...

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Betty L. “Meam” Parker ~ Hurst

Betty L.” Meam” Parker, 87, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Tuesday November 10, 2020 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Betty was born October 17, 1933 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma the daughter of the late James Truman and Minnie…...

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CARL MITCHELL ~ Carbondale

CARL MITCHELL ~ Carbondale Carl E. Mitchell passed away on November 1, 2020 at Carbondale Memorial Hospital. He was born December 5, 1938, in Enfield, Illinois to Robert Mitchell and Bertha (Belva) Skelton. He graduated from Enfield High School in…...

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Stanley E. Harris, Jr. ~ Carbondale

Stanley E. Harris, Jr. ~ Carbondale Stanley E. Harris, Jr. died peacefully at home in Carbondale, Illinois, on October 19, 2020 where he lived with his partner Clara McClure, and other members of his extended family. Stanley was born March…...

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Mary Frances “Fran” Giles – Carbondale

Mary Frances “Fran” Giles, 96, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home in Carbondale  on Friday October 16, 2020. Arrangements are pending at Walker Funeral Home and Crematory of Carbondale....

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Mary Frances “Fran” Giles ~ Carbondale

Mary Frances “Fran” Giles, 96, died peacefully in her sleep at her Carbondale home on October 16, 2020. Born in Alabama, Fran received her BA from Berea College in 1945. She met her first husband, Sherwin “Sherry” F. Abrams, at…...

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John McCarthy Stotlar (Jack) – Carbondale

CARBONDALE IL – John McCarthy Stotlar (Jack), formerly of Carbondale Illinois passed away on October 6, 2020 in Olathe Medical Center, Olathe Kansas after a battle against cancer. He was born February 3, 1957 to his parents Raymond C. Stotlar…...

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Fredericka “Freddie” Waddell ~ Makanda

Fredericka “Freddie” Waddell ~ Makanda Fredericka (Freddie) Waddell died on October 5th, at age 77, after having a stroke and a variety of complications. Freddie gave her family and friends the gift of 42 extra days. Fredericka DeFabbio was born…...

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Ahyh Unknown ~ DeSoto

Ahyh, of DeSoto Illinois, having moved to Illinois from Mt. Juliet, Tennessee in March 2020, died from complications of stage 4 metastatic prostate cancer on September 9, 2020 in his home. Ahyh was born Mark Lee Huppert to Van and…...

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Maurine L. Bovee ~ Carbondale

Maurine L. Bovee, 93, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020 in Shawnee Senior Living in Herrin, Illinois. She was born June 13, 1927 in Elgin, IL to Harry and Hazel (Bailey) Olsen. Maurine married Gene W. Bovee on February 9,…...

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Mariann C. Douglass ~ Carbondale

Mariann was born August 22,1925, to Welford and Betty Clark in Chicago. She was an only child. She grew up on the south side of Chicago where she graduated from Calumet High School. Following graduation, she earned a two-year degree at Morgan…...

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Scott Alan Miller ~ Carbondale

CARBONDALE — Scott Alan Miller passed away suddenly from complications of Covid-19 on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Carbondale Memorial Hospital. Scott was born Jan. 22, 1949, in Evanston, to Sydney and Ruth Miller. He attended public schools in Evanston…...

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Robert “Bob” Glenn Grove ~ Carbondale

Robert “Bob” Glenn Grove, 77, passed away peacefully Saturday August 22, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his loving wife and family. Bob was born March 4, 1943 in Carbondale, Illinois the son of the late Lester and Frances (Smith)…...

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