December 19, 1940 - - June 11, 2018
John W. Houston, 77, of Grand Tower, passed away at 1:10 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2018, at Manor Court of Carbondale, IL.
John was born on December 19, 1940, in Grand Tower, Illinois, to John D. Houston and Mary Ellen (Cripps) Houston.
Mr. Houston was a farmer.
He is survived by two brother Fred Houston and Henry Houston, both of Grand Tower, IL.
He was preceded in de ...
Regina "Joan" Wyman
March 17, 1933 - - June 01, 2018
Regina "Joan" Wyman, 85, of Murphysboro, passed away at 6:55 a.m. Friday, June 1, 2018, at her residence in Murphysboro.
Joan was born on March 17, 1933, in Carbondale, Illinois, to Snead Caplinger and Ivan Mae (Robinson) Caplinger Reiman.
She had worked as a secretary in an insurance office. She enjoyed reading and scrapbooking. She also loved music.
Mrs. Wyman was a memb ...
October 20, 1934 - - May 27, 2018
Marilyn Isola (Buford) McRoy, 83, of Murphysboro, passed away at 9:34 p.m. Sunday, May 27, 2018, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro.
Marilyn was born on October 20, 1934, in Grimsby, Illinois, to Louis E. Buford and Wilma J. (Whisler) Buford.
She married Paul E. McRoy on Saturday, August 31, 1957, at the First Christian Church in Murphysboro by Preacher A. J. ...
August 26, 1920 - - May 27, 2018
Lois Savitz, 97, of Murphysboro, passed away at 11:55 p.m. Sunday, May 27, 2018, at Manor Court of Carbondale.
Lois was born on August 26, 1920, in Murphysboro, to Norman Rushing and Minnie (Johnson) Rushing.
She married James A. Savitz on March 28, 1951, in Cairo, Illinois, and he preceded her in death on May 11, 1978.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Savitz was a professing bo ...
July 10, 1957 - - May 15, 2018
Kevin L. Dailey, 60, of Jacob, passed away at 11:16 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at his residence in Jacob, Illinois.
Kevin was born on July 10,1957, in Murphysboro, Illinois, to Houston Dailey and Alice (Bardmess) Dailey.
He had served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict.
Mr. Dailey had worked for at least fifteen years at the Illinois Department of Transportation i ...
November 14, 1948 - - May 15, 2018
Jerry Wougamon, 69, of Murphysboro, passed away at his residence in Gorham, at 11:27 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
Jerry was born on November 14, 1948, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Jake Wougamon and Anita (Hightower) Wougamon.
He had owned and operated the Veach Gas Station in Murphysboro, worked as a mechanic, worked in the maintenance department of Tuck Tape, and was a trapper ...
July 17, 1932 - - May 11, 2018
Juanita M. Rogers, 85, of Creal Springs, passed away at 10:58 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2018, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Illinois
Juanita was born on July 17, 1932 in Mounds, Illinois to Frank Varnum and Ethel (Menees) Varnum.
She had worked as a waitress and a housekeeper.
Juanita married Raymond Rogers on May 30, 1949, in Murphysboro, and he preceded her in death in Ap ...
August 09, 1939 - - May 10, 2018
Deon Smith, 78, of DeSoto, passed away at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2018, at his residence in DeSoto.
Deon was born on August 9, 1939, in rural DeSoto, Illinois, to Marriett Smith and Irene (McKinnies) Smith.
He had worked as a journeyman carpenter.
Mr. Smith was a mason and a member of the Masonic Lodge in DeSoto.
Deon is survived by his partner Frances Crawshaw ...
Elizabeth "Betty" Ebersohl
March 19, 1927 - - May 04, 2018
Elizabeth "Betty" J. Ebersohl, 91, of Murphysboro, passed away at 10:02 a.m. Friday, May 4, 2018, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
Elizabeth was born on March 19, 1927, in Old DuQuoin, Illinois, to Ben and Catherine (Nehring) Schneider.
She had worked in the office at the former Brown Shoe Company in Murphysboro.
Mrs. Ebersohl was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church in ...
August 21, 1933 - - May 03, 2018
Donna C. Elbrecht, 84, of Murphysboro, passed away 4:35 p.m. Thursday, May 3, 2018, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital, Murphysboro, Illinois.
Donna was born on August 21, 1933, in Gorham, Illinois, to Donald Quinn and Afton (Nance) Quinn.
She was a telephone operator in Murphysboro, until General Telephone moved to Carbondale. She worked at Bill and Gene's Grocery Store for al ...