June 28, 1928 - - June 25, 2017
Carl E. Stoker, 80, of Murphysboro, passed away at 9:35 a.m. Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Manor Court of Carbondale.
Carl was born on June 28, 1928 in Paducah, Kentucky, to B. N. Stoker and Elizabeth “Betty” (Carter) Stoker Simmons.
He was a graduate of the Metropolis Community High School, Metropolis, Illinois, and joined the U.S. Marine Corp to serve in World War II. He ...
Gerald "Spoony" Hartline
August 15, 1936 - - June 23, 2017
Gerald "Spoony" M. Hartline, 80, of Murphysboro, passed away at 8:12 p.m. on Friday, June 23, 2017, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro.
Gerald was born on August 15, 1936, in Jonesboro, Illinois to Roy Lee Hartline and Winifred Estelle (Walker) Hartline.
He worked in coal mine construction and retired as a lead millwright.
Mr. Hartline was a member of the United ...
March 02, 1948 - - June 16, 2017
Mary Marie Varner, 69, loving mother, grandma, and great-grandma stepped into paradise to meet Jesus at 2:25 p.m. Friday, June 16, 2017, at Carbondale, Illinois, surrounded by her daughters and friends.
Mary was born March 2, 1948 in Creal Springs, Illinois, to Wayne and Ernestine (Adams) Clutts. After moving through a number of foster homes, she eventually grew up in the hom ...
July 20, 1927 - - June 15, 2017
Betty L. Sadler, 89, of Pomona, passed away at 12:40 a.m. Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Manor Court of Carbondale.
Betty was born on July 20, 1927, in Pomona, Illinois, to Henry Frost and Maggie (Provence) Frost.
She was a homemaker and had owned The General Store in Pomona for ten years from 1966 to 1976.
Mrs. Sadler was a member of the Alto Pass Congregational Church in Alto ...
Marilyn "Sue" Cochran
November 04, 1935 - - June 15, 2017
Marilyn "Sue" Cochran, 81, of Murphysboro, went to be with the Lord at 2:55 p.m. Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Manor Court of Carbondale.
Marilyn was born on November 4, 1935, in Anna, Illinois, to Lonnie Norman and Reba (Teal) Norman.
Mrs. Cochran loved the Lord. She was a member of Victory Christian Fellowship in Murphysboro.
Sue married Jackie E. Cochran on June 8, 1957, in ...
September 28, 1942 - - June 12, 2017
Thomas D. Gahagan, 74, of Murphysboro, passed away at his residence on Monday, June 12, 2017.
Thomas was born on September 28, 1942, in Bruce, Mississippi, to Luther Gahagan and Amy (Denton) Gahagan.
He had served in the Illinois Air National Guard.
Mr. Gahagan was a loan officer and vice president of the First Bank and Trust Company in Murphysboro, retiring after twen ...