Obituaries

A butterfly landed on the photographer’s shirt sleeve. Just a moment before, the same butterfly had landed on the photographer’s leather watch band. Trying a take a photograph of a butterfly which has landed on you is not exactly the easiest thing in the world to do.
Last week, I mentioned in this space that I had run out of words, so there were several big pictures of critters instead. I also mentioned that you didn’t have to worry, because I had ordered some words on Amazon. That was kind of a joke.  Should have known better. Little did I know, but you can...
Orval W. Obptande
Orval W. Obptande, 73, of Herrin, and a former long-time resident of Anna and Nashville, Tenn., died peacefully at 8:03 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, at the Shawnee Senior Living Center of Herrin. He was born on March 26, 1947, in Anna, the son of Joseph William Obptande and Lawanda Emery. He was...
Juanita Marie Butler
Juanita M. Butler, 80, of Anna, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at her home.  She was born on Sept. 13, 1939, in Alto Pass, the daughter of Herman Logan and Doris Marie Cast O’Daniell.   She married Raymond L. Butler on Sept. 19, 1959, in Anna. She is survived by her husband of almost 61 years,...
Jack Lee Manus
Jack Lee Manus, 82, of Lick Creek, died at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at his home. He was born on July 24, 1938, in Muncie, Ind., the son of Wayne and Ruth Johnson Manus and later adopted by Lester and Izita Jenkins. Mr. Manus worked for  the Delco Remy GM plant for 30 years before he...
Robert Isaacs
Robert Isaacs, 88, of Cobden, died Monday, Sept. 14, at his home. Funeral arrangements were pending at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden. To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com.  Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in...
David Wayne Eubanks, 61, of Anna, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.  He was born on April 21, 1959, the son of Frank Otto and Delorse Elizabeth Davis Eubanks. He is survived by his sisters, Cricket “Sue” (Juan) Velasques of Jonesboro, Debbie (Alby) Cormack of...
Pamela Tischer, 56, of Anna, died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born on July 28, 1964, in Paris, Ill., the daughter of Paul Allen and Norma Smith Tischer.  Survivors include her mother, Norma, of Paris; daughter Erica Barnes; brother Randy Eugene Tischer...
Virginia Eileen “Ginny” Dakin Holshouser, 72, of Vienna, died Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at 11 a.m. at the Metropolis Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. She was born on Sept. 19, 1947, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cairo. She was the youngest of 10 children born to William L. and Lillian Edith Berry...
Tina Marie Tate
Tina Marie Tate of East Cape Girardeau, and formerly of Anna, died at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Sept.  5, 2020, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. She was born on Jan. 18, 1976, the daughter of Michael and Regina Summers.   She was a massage therapist and worked for Roots Spa in Cape...
Patrick O. Webster
Patrick O. Webster, 77, of Cairo, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Mr. Webster was born on June 25, 1943, in Cairo, the son of Leslie and Marie Webster.  He married  Lynn Currier on Jan. 1, 2000. Mr. Webster was the long-time owner/operator of Webster Plumbing and...

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