Obituaries

Cora "Dot" Schemonia
B: 1932-12-23
D: 2018-10-05
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Schemonia, Cora "Dot"
James "Jim" Rees
B: 1935-07-12
D: 2018-10-02
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Rees, James "Jim"
Ronald Hamilton
B: 1963-08-03
D: 2018-10-01
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Hamilton, Ronald
Jimmy Singleton
B: 1943-11-23
D: 2018-09-29
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Singleton, Jimmy
Reid Fantas
B: 1990-04-10
D: 2018-09-28
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Fantas, Reid
Stephen Jines
B: 1952-02-06
D: 2018-09-27
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Jines, Stephen
"Danny" (Daniel Alan) Morefield
B: 1967-09-01
D: 2018-09-25
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Morefield, "Danny" (Daniel Alan)
Lofton Atnip, Jr.
B: 1933-04-13
D: 2018-09-20
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Atnip, Jr., Lofton
Jeffery Spicer
B: 1965-09-13
D: 2018-09-16
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Spicer, Jeffery
Doyle Crabtree
B: 1937-02-28
D: 2018-09-14
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Crabtree, Doyle
Connie Clover
B: 1956-11-26
D: 2018-09-13
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Clover, Connie
Billy Leonard
B: 1935-10-10
D: 2018-09-13
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Leonard, Billy
Sandra Cox
B: 1942-05-03
D: 2018-09-11
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Cox, Sandra
Robert "Bobby" Lee
B: 1964-07-31
D: 2018-08-26
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Lee, Robert "Bobby"
Charles Foster
B: 1933-01-18
D: 2018-08-25
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Foster, Charles
Joe Burkey
B: 1925-04-06
D: 2018-08-22
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Burkey, Joe
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"

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Cora "Dot" Schemonia

December 23, 1932 - - October 05, 2018

Cora "Dot" O. Schemonia, 85, formerly of Pomona, went home to be with the Lord at 7:39 p.m. Friday, October 5, 2018, surrounded by her children at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Cora was born on December 23 1932, in Jackson County, Illinois, to William Baseden and Eunice (Sprouse) Baseden. She was a homemaker and she made yarn and canvas signs. She also enjoyed word search ...

James "Jim" Rees

July 12, 1935 - - October 02, 2018

James "Jim" Leroy Rees, 83, of Murphysboro, passed away at 11:11 a.m. Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Illinois. James was born on July 12, 1935, in Denmark, Illinois, to Elza Rees and Eva (Moore) Rees. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Rees had worked as a electrician in construction and was a member of I.B.E.W. Local # ...

Ronald Hamilton

August 03, 1963 - - October 01, 2018

Ronald L. Hamilton, 55, of Murphysboro and formerly of Coal City and Carbon Hill area, passed away at 6:25 p.m. Monday, October 1, 2018, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro, Illinois. Ronald was born on August 3, 1963, in Morris, Illinois, to Paul E. Hamilton and Melba L. (Grosvenor) Hamilton. He was a pipefitter and a member of the Pipefitters Local # 597 in C ...

Jimmy Singleton

November 23, 1943 - - September 29, 2018

Jimmy E. Singleton, 74, of Murphysboro, passed away at 8:27 a.m. Saturday, September 29, 2018, at his residence in Murphysboro. Jimmy was born on November 23, 1943, in Murphysboro, Illinois, to Calvert Lee Singleton and Lola Mae (Hawkins) Singleton. He had work on barges. He liked to hunt and fish. Jimmy is survived by three children Tracy Singleton and her husband Paul Rya ...

Reid Fantas

April 10, 1990 - - September 28, 2018

Reid M. Fantas, 28, of St. Louis, Missouri, passed away at 9:06 p.m. Sunday, September 28, 2018, at his residence in St. Louis, Missouri. Reid was born on April 10, 1990 in Lubbock, Texas, to Randall M. Fantas and Regina (Shaffer) Cyr. He enjoyed computers and playing his guitar. Reid is survived by his mother Regina Cyr of Spruce Pine, NC; his father Randall of Ma ...

"Danny" (Daniel Alan) Morefield

September 01, 1967 - - September 25, 2018

"Danny" Morefield, 51, of Murphysboro, passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Daniel Alan was born on September 1, 1967, in Murphysboro, to Oliver Junior Morefield and Eva Jean (Dewitt) Morefield Brewer. He had worked as a mechanic especially on semi trucks. Danny liked to collect eagles, horses, crosses, and unicorns. He also ...

Lofton Atnip, Jr.

April 13, 1933 - - September 20, 2018

Lofton Atnip, Jr., age 85, passed away at 8:51 a.m. on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at his residence in Murphysboro, Illinois. Lofton was born on April 13, 1933, in Shelbyville, Tennessee, to Lofton Atnip, Sr. and Mary Kathleen (Moore) Atnip. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and worked as a Civil Engineer for the Illinois Department of Transportati ...

Jeffery Spicer

September 13, 1965 - - September 16, 2018

Jeffery A. Spicer, 53, of Murphysboro, was found Sunday, September 16, 2018, at Wolf Lake, Illinois. Jeffery was born on September 13, 1965, in Marion, Illinois, to George Robert Spicer, Sr. and Gloria (Hastings) Spicer. Mr. Spicer had worked as a painter and wall paper hanger and more recently was the maintenance and grounds keeper of Indian Creek Cabins in Carbondale. He w ...

Doyle Crabtree

February 28, 1937 - - September 14, 2018

Doyle Lee Crabtree, 81, of Murphysboro, passed away at 5:08 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018, at the Saline Care Center in Harrisburg, Illinois. Doyle was born on February 28, 1937, in Murphysboro, to Curtis Crabtree and Mary (Miller) Crabtree. Mr. Crabtree had worked as a roofer. Doyle is survived by three children Tamara (Jeff) Newcomb of Harrisburg, Lisa (Joe) Smi ...

Connie Clover

November 26, 1956 - - September 13, 2018

Connie Dianne Clover, 61, of Murphysboro, passed away at 8:05 a.m. Thursday, September 13, 2018, at her son's home in Scott City, Missouri. Connie was born on November 26, 1956, in Wyatt, Missouri, to Maizie (Thomure) Rushing and Derrell Jones. She had worked as a truck driver with her husband, and she liked to sew. Mrs. Clover was a member of the Elm Street Baptist Church ...

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