September 19, 1923 - - October 19, 2017
George E. Holt, 94, of Murphysboro, passed away at 7:08 a.m. Thursday, October 19, 2017, at the Century Assisted Living in Carbondale.
George was born on September 19, 1923, in Murphysboro, to Joseph C. Holt and Anna (Schriner) Holt.
He served from 1941 to 1944 in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Before he retired, George was a Metropolitan Life Insurance Salesman for over ...
May 06, 1975 - - October 16, 2017
Amy Lynn (Buser) King, 42, of Murphysboro, passed away at 7:30 a.m. Monday, October 16, 2017, at her residence in Murphysboro.
Amy was born on May 6, 1975, in Murphysboro, to Robert Buser and Donna (Hooker) Staszak.
She had worked as a CNA at Our Place, the nursing home and for Addus. and she had worked at Wal-Mart.
Amy married Alonzo D. King on February 23, 2004, in Paducah ...
Claude "Michael" Worthen
September 26, 1969 - - October 08, 2017
Claude "Michael" Worthen, 48, of Murphysboro, passed away at 8:50 a.m. Sunday, October 8, 2017, at his residence in Murphysboro.
Michael was born on September 26, 1969, in Murphysboro, to Michael Worthen and Mary Darlene (Ford) Compton
He worked as a carpenter.
Mr. Worthen was a member of the Eagles at Chester, where he had been a D.J. He loved fishing and hunting and any ...
December 07, 1939 - - October 06, 2017
Freddie Lorene Ellis, 77, of Murphysboro, passed away as a result of an explosion and fire at his barn near his residence in Murphysboro.
Freddie was born on December 7, 1939, in Murphysboro, to Dewey Ellis and Ina Bell (Basden) Ellis.
He had served in the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Ellis attended the Lighthouse Apostolic Church in Murphysboro. He was a member of the American Legion Pos ...
David Carl Newfarmer - Kleinschmidt, Jr.
April 04, 1986 - - October 06, 2017
David Carl Newfarmer-Kleinschmidt, Jr., 31, of Murphysboro, was tragically killed in an explosion and fire near his rural Murphysboro home on Friday, October 6, 2017.
David was born on April 4, 1986, in Murphysboro, to David Kleinschmidt, Sr., and Rita (Rodersheimer) Newfarmer.
He was a 2005 graduate of Operation Rebound, and worked building his own real estate rental busi ...