Obituaries

Doris Castlebery
B: 1930-03-01
D: 2018-08-16
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Castlebery, Doris
Robert Barnum
B: 1940-07-10
D: 2018-08-11
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Barnum, Robert
Doris Lyerla
B: 1927-03-07
D: 2018-08-10
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Lyerla, Doris
Margaret Elizabeth "Betty" Barger
B: 1926-08-21
D: 2018-08-10
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Barger, Margaret Elizabeth "Betty"
Anthony "Tony" Rinella, Jr.
B: 1948-10-24
D: 2018-08-10
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Rinella, Jr., Anthony "Tony"
Phyllis Vinyard
B: 1928-09-18
D: 2018-08-07
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Vinyard, Phyllis
Pauline Duke
B: 1938-06-24
D: 2018-07-31
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Duke, Pauline
Barbara Shields
B: 1932-12-04
D: 2018-07-31
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Shields, Barbara
Ruehama Reeder
B: 1921-10-18
D: 2018-07-27
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Reeder, Ruehama
Henry Moutria
B: 1935-09-05
D: 2018-07-26
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Moutria, Henry
Edward Atwood
B: 1964-11-17
D: 2018-07-26
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Atwood, Edward
Carolyn Soldner
B: 1942-02-04
D: 2018-07-24
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Soldner, Carolyn
Frank Furtak
B: 1929-04-12
D: 2018-07-21
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Furtak, Frank
Doris Heiple
B: 1939-03-27
D: 2018-07-19
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Heiple, Doris
(Michael) Mickey Jackson
B: 1939-07-07
D: 2018-07-15
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Jackson, (Michael) Mickey
Esther Lipe
B: 1921-12-04
D: 2018-07-09
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Lipe, Esther
Joyce Darnstaedt
B: 1944-04-22
D: 2018-07-06
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Darnstaedt, Joyce
Ron Heern
B: 1960-05-13
D: 2018-07-02
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Heern, Ron
Phillip Sauer
B: 1960-06-22
D: 2018-07-01
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Sauer, Phillip
Herman White
B: 1922-12-23
D: 2018-06-30
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White, Herman
Kylee Ray Lynn Digby
B: 2018-04-09
D: 2018-06-30
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Digby, Kylee Ray Lynn

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Katherine Yearian

April 09, 1928 - - March 31, 2017

Eva Katherine I. Yearian, 88, of Murphysboro, passed away at 10:15a.m. Friday, March 31, 2017, at the Carrier Mills Nursing Home in Carrier Mills, Illinois. Katherine was born on April 9, 1928, in Jackson County, Illinois, to Lloyd R. Inman and Dosia (Palmer) Inman. She had worked at the Jacket Factory in Murphysboro and then she raised her family and was a homemaker. She wa ...

Mary Yearian

September 21, 1925 - - April 19, 2016

Mary Lucile (Reichrath) Yearian, 90, of Murphysboro, passed away a 8:50 a.m. Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at the Rehab and Care Center of Carbondale. Mary was born on September 21, 1925, in Murphysboro, to John Reichrath and Mattie (Redo) Reichrath. She was a member of the Red Hat Society. Mrs. Yearian was a member of Elm Street Baptist Church in Murphysboro. Mary had worked ...

Marion "Gene" Yearian Jr

June 17, 1952 - - April 03, 2016

Marion "Gene" Eugene Yearian, Jr., 63, of Murphysboro, Illinois, passed away at 1:11 p.m.Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Carbondale Memorial Hospital due to complications from diabetes. Gene was born on June 17, 1952, in Murphysboro, Illinois, the first-born son of Marion E. Yearian and Lola (Steele) Yearian. He served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged as a Military ...

Mae Yearian

May 30, 1924 - - October 10, 2012

Mae Cele Yearian, 88, of Murphysboro, Illinois, passed away at 4:40 a.m. Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at the Frankfort Health Care and Rehab Center of West Frankfort, Illinois. Her body will be cremated and a gravesite service will be held at Parrish Cemetery at 10 a.m. Friday, October 12, 2012. Pettett Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Mae was born on May 30, ...

Adeline Young

July 21, 1908 - - April 10, 2010

Adeline Mae Young, 101, of Murphysboro, passed away at her residence in Murphysboro, at 7:45 a.m. Sunday, April 11, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 15, 2010, at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Murphysboro with Rev. Timothy A. Bean officiating and burial will be at St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Pette ...

Celestine Yates

August 14, 1918 - - December 29, 2006

Celestine "Sally" A. Yates, age 88, of Murphysboro, passed away at 1:45 a.m. Friday, December 29, 2006, at the Oak Grove Nursing Home in Carbondale. Celestine was born on August 14, 1918, in Murphysboro, to George W. Penrod and Laura (Graff) Penrod Williamson. She was a lifelong member of the First Lutheran Church in Murphysboro. Sally was a licensed practical nurse at the J ...

Charles Lee Yates

October 03, 1912 - - August 20, 2006

Charles Lee Yates, age 93, of Murphysboro, passed away at 11:45 p.m. Saturday, August 20, 2006, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. Charles was born on October 3, 1912, to Charles E. Yates and Marjorie Ellie (Harris) Yates in Bloomfield, Missouri, but lived his entire life in Murphysboro, Illinois. He was married to Edna Jane Graff on October 2, 1973, in Murp ...

Edna Jane Yates

January 28, 1921 - - April 16, 2006

Edna Jane Yates, age 85, of Murphysboro, passed away at 3:25 a.m. Sunday, April 16, 2006, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at Pettett Funeral Home with Mary Wyatt and David Hunt officiating and burial at Boucher Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday until 11 a.m. at the fu ...

Bernard Daniel "Dan" Ytzen

October 23, 1961 - - September 25, 2005

Bernard Daniel "Dan" Ytzen, age 43, of Murphysboro, went to be with the Lord on Sunday morning September 25, 2005, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. The Celebration of His Life will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 28, 2005, at Christ Community Church with Rev. Philip Nordstrom officiating and burial will be at Pleasant Grove Memorial Park. Friends may c ...

Shirley Yearian

December 12, 1931 - - April 23, 2005

Mr. Shirley "Hip" Ray Yearian, 73, of Oraville, passed away at 6:55 p.m. Saturday, April 23, 2005, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro, Illinois. Shirley Ray was born on December 12, 1931, in Oraville, Illinois, to Fayette Lee Yearian and Rosa Gertrude (Taylor) Yearian. He was a farmer. He married Mae (Benton) on April 25, 1968, in Murphysboro, Illinois, and she s ...

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