April 06, 1925 - - August 22, 2018
Joe Burkey, 93, went to be with his Lord and Savior at 5:35 p.m. Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
Joe was born in Jackson County, Illinois, near the Poplar Ridge area, to John Lester Burkey and Ada (Leone) Leach) Burkey.
He was saved at the Poplar Ridge Methodist Church at age eleven and served the Lord ever since. He loved the Lord with al ...
July 10, 1940 - - August 11, 2018
Robert George Barnum, 78, of Carbondale, passed away at 5 p.m. Saturday, August 11, 2018, at his residence in Carbondale, Illinois.
Robert was born on July 10, 1940, in Chicago, Illinois, to George and Dorothy Barnum.
His body will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, August 17, 2018, at Pettett Funeral Home and burial will follow at St. Andre ...
Margaret Elizabeth "Betty" Barger
August 21, 1926 - - August 10, 2018
Margaret Elizabeth “Betty” Barger, 91, went home to Jesus on Friday, August 10, 2018, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
Betty was born on August 21,1926, in Carrier Mills, to George and Ferne (Layne) Parks.
She was a woman of strong faith and belief in a merciful and loving God. Betty was a long time member of Elm Street Baptist Church of Murphysboro.
Her son and his ...
Paula Renê Brown
November 12, 1960 - - June 27, 2018
Paula Renê Brown, 57, passed away at her residence in Carbondale on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.
She was born on November 12, 1960, in Carbondale, to Billy L. Hale and Pauline E. (Moutell) Hale.
Ms. Brown is survived by her son Michael Anthony Brown of DuQuoin;
one grandson Dylan of DuQuoin;
her mother Pauline Hale of Carbondale;
three brothers Ray and Carol Hale and Marvin ...
March 01, 1928 - - April 24, 2018
Phyllis Jean Borgsmiller, 90, of Murphysboro, passed away at 4:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at Century Assisted Living in Carbondale, Illinois.
Phyllis was born on March 13, 1928, in Murphysboro, Illinois. Her parents were Ruby (Fraley) and Judge Fred B Herbert.
She was a homemaker and with her husband owners of B & K Furniture in Murphysboro.
Mrs. Borgsmiller was a mem ...
February 25, 1989 - - April 14, 2018
Brian Jason Brown, 29, of Murphysboro, passed away at 12:35 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018, at his residence in Murphysboro.
Brian was born on February 25, 1989, in Inverness, Florida, to Brian Jennings Brown and Launa (Silvey) Mason.
He is survived by his mother, Launa Mason of Christopher;
three brothers Tim Eiserman of Harrisburg, Daniel (Molli) Eiserman, Jr., Cadillac ...
November 11, 1928 - - March 22, 2018
Bonnie June Brouillette, 89, of Murphysboro, passed away at 5:25 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2018, at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois.
Bonnie was born on November 11, 1928, in Jackson County, Illinois, to Ed Hughes and Ella (Fricke) Hughes Evans.
Bonnie had worked at the Brown Shoe Factory and then later at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital. Then she worked as a servi ...
July 26, 1946 - - March 09, 2018
Carol A. Bridgewater, 71, passed away at 5:29 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2018, in Parkway Manor in Marion, with her husband at her bedside.
Carol was born July 26, 1946 to Harold M. and Esther M. Morris (Taylor) in Jacksonville, Illinois.
Carol married Donald Bridgewater on August 30, 1969 in Our Saviour Catholic Church in Jacksonville, and they have been married for forty eight ...
September 28, 1950 - - February 18, 2018
Gary Allen Beckman, 67, of Murphysboro, passed away at 11:26 p.m. Sunday, February 18, 2018, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
Gary was born on September 28, 1950, in Murphysboro, to Herbert Beckman and Shirley (Bockhorn) Beckman.
He had held several jobs during his lifetime working for Air Illinois, Phelps Dodge and Penn Aluminum, U.M.W.A. as a construction w ...
Alvin "Al" Boyer
March 25, 1932 - - January 07, 2018
Alvin "Al" Leroy Boyer, 85, of Murphysboro, went to meet his Lord and Savior at 11:12 a.m., Sunday, January 7, 2018, at the St. Frances Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
Alvin was born on March 25, 1932, in Superior, Nebraska, to Richard Boyer and Frieda (Smith) Boyer.
He had served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
Mr. Boyer was the General Superintende ...