Obituaries

John Richard Tucker
John Richard Tucker, 58, of Jonesboro, died at 8:20 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2018, at Integrity of Cobden. He was born on Sept. 14, 1959, in Gary, Ind., the son of Louis Frederick and Esther M. Palmer Tucker. He is survived by his father, Louis Tucker of Shawneetown; a brother, Jim (Becky) Tucker...
Bernard Lee  ‘Bernie’ Steck II
Bernard Lee “Bernie” Steck II, 65, of Jonesboro, died at 5:45 a.m. Monday, April 2, 2018, at his home. He was born on Aug. 2, 1952, in Alton, the son of Bernard Lee and Ruth A. Trammel Steck. He married Randy J. Fazette on June 28, 1975, at Inspiration Point. He is survived by his wife, Randy J....
Russell D. Fairless
Russell D. Fairless, 77, of Jonesboro, died at 11:46 a.m. Friday, March 30, 2018,  at the Jonesboro Rehab Center. He was born on Jan. 12, 1941, in Vienna, the son of Noah Dale and Violet Pauline Russell Fairless. He is survived by his children, Marty (Loretta) Fairless and Marvin Fairless, all of...
Shirley V. Maloy
Shirley Maloy, 82, of Cobden, died at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, April 1, 2018, at Union County Hospital. She was born on Oct. 6, 1935, in Union County, the daughter of John F. and Ethel Norris Sanders. She married Gary Maloy in 1982 in Makanda. She is survived by her husband, Gary Maloy of Cobden; a...
Mary Lucille  ‘Mamie’ Gamby
Mary Lucille “Mamie” Gamby, 86, of Carbondale, died at 3:43 p.m. Friday, March 30, 2018, at Manor Court Skilled Nursing Facility in Carbondale. She was born on Dec. 7, 1931, the daughter of Madge Marie Resh Sheffer and Archie Ray Sheffer of Zeigler. She was the last survivor of her siblings. She...
Harold E. Orr
Harold E. Orr, 94, of Vienna, died Thursday, March 29, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. at Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born on Jan. 30, 1924, in the Reynoldsville community in Union County. He was the third child and youngest son of John and Jesse McCloud Orr. He married Vivian Fowler. To this union,...
Linda G. Davidson, 70, of Gold Canyon, Ariz., and formerly of Dongola and Richmond, died at 5:05 a.m. Monday, April 2, at the Lund Home in Gilbert, Ariz. Arrangements were pending at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola.
Yolanda Evette Morris
Yolanda Evette Morris, 44, of Jonesboro, died at 1:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at her home. She was born on March 10, 1974, in Meridian, Miss., the daughter of Mattie Sue Morris. She is survived by her family at Chamness Care in Jonesboro. She was preceded in death by her mother. She loved...
Angela  ‘Angie’ Kay Williams
Angela “Angie” Kay Williams, 49, of Klondike, died Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at her home. She was born on May 14, 1968, in Paris, Ill. She married Billy Williams on Nov. 2, 2011, in Cairo. She is survived by her husband, Billy Williams of Klondike; children Rosemary Griffin of Elkville, J.D....
Jackie Lynn Schultz
Jackie Lynn Schultz, 52, of De Soto, and formerly of Granite City, died on March 21, 2018, at Carbondale Memorial Hospital. She was born on Nov. 24, 1965, in Granite City, the daughter of Jack and Joyce Lang Ficker. She married Terry Schultz on Sept. 17, 1998. She was a very giving person who loved...

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