Samuel K. Brim

Samuel K. Brim

Samuel K. Brim, 77, of Goreville, and formerly of Wolf Lake, died Sunday, March 5, 2023, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. 

He was born on June 5, 1945, in Anna, the son of Samuel Kent and Ella Mae Dirden Brimm. 

He married Alice JoAnn Morse on June 11, 1961.

He is survived by his wife, Alice Brim; a son, Samuel K. Brim Jr. of Jonesboro; two daughters, Annie (Richard) Wade of Goreville and Deirdre (Michael) James of Herrin; 10 grandchildren he affectionately knew as Blossom, Blue Eyes, Handy, Dandy, Baby Girl, Little Girl, Boo Boo, Sweet Thing, Lovin and Fisherman; 36 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings, Rick Brimm, Mary Strubble, Velma Lyerla, Jack Brimm and Larry Brimm.

He served in the U.S. Navy. He never met a stranger and everyone he met quickly became a friend. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

Funeral services for Samuel K. Brim will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 10, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. 

Interment will follow in the Anna Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by Carroll P. Foster VFW Post No. 3455 and the U.S. Navy funeral honors team. 

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service hour at 1 p.m. Friday, March 10, at the funeral home.

Memorials can be made to Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home to assist the family with expenses.

To visit his memorial page and to leave online condolences for his family, visit the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home website at

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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