Obituaries

Nolan Logan ‘No No’ Stanard
Nolan Logan “No No” Stanard, 19, of Anna, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, in Anna. He was born on Dec. 6, 1997, in Carbondale, the son of Douglas D. and Nora L. Hardin Stanard. He is survived by his mother, Nora L. (Randall) Freeman of Marion; brothers Jonathon Allen of Ashtabula, Ohio, and Jacob...
Charles Randall Baker
Charles Randall Baker, 79, of Cobden, died at 12:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at his home. He was born on May 2, 1938, in Fairplay Community, Ky., the son of Harvey Jessie and Eva Lee Spoon Baker. He married Bessie Irene Sorrels on July 26, 1958, in Chicago. She preceded him in death on Jan. 19,...
Edna Ruth “Nell” Coad, 89, of Cape Girardeau,  died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in the company of her family. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 7, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Cape Girardeau. Burial was in Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau. Memorials can be made...
Russell K. Johnson Jr., 44, of Jonesboro, died at 8:20 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 7, at his home. Funeral arrangements were pending at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro.
Harold Lloyd Stevenson
Harold Lloyd Stevenson, 79, of Tucson, Ariz., and formerly of Elco, died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at Tucson Medical Center. He was born on May 21, 1928, in Elco, the son of Lloyd L. and Norma D. Campbell Stevenson. He married Hilda Trask on Nov. 5, 1970. She preceded him in death on May 18, 2015....
Fred Leon Morse
Fred Leon Morse, 62, of Anna, died at 10:50 p.m. Friday, July 28, 2017, at his home in Anna.   He was born on Nov. 6, 1954, in Union County, the son of John and Pearl Smith Morse.   He married Donna June Cantrell, who preceded him in death on Nov. 25, 2015.   He worked for the railroad in Kansas...
Linda Evans Schoonmaker, 66, of Ft. Myers, Fla., and formerly of Bradley, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at Hospice by the Sea in Boca Raton, Fla. She was born April 30, 1951, in Anna, the daughter of Dallas and Gladys Sechrest Evans Bloodworth.   She married Michael Schoonmaker in May 1976. She...
Gilbert Gee
Pastor Gilbert S. Gee, 87, of Murphysboro, died at 12:44 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. He was born on Nov. 4, 1929, in West Memphis, Ark., the son of Samuel and Naomi Jaynes Gee. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Gee of Murphysboro; daughter Pat Vinson...
Mary Evalane Berry Wright
Mary Evalane Berry Wright of Santa Ana, Calif., died on June 25, 2014, in Fullerton, Calif., at the age of 81.   She was born on June 10, 1933, the daughter of Iva Elizabeth Davis Berry and James Harvard Berry.   She married Jewel Lonnie Wright on April 12, 1952, in Elco. Jewel and Mary grew up in...
Jewel Lonnie Wright
Jewel (Jay) Lonnie Wright of Santa Ana, Calif., died on March 29, 2017, in Brea, Calif., at the age of 83.   He was born on May 31, 1933, to Wilma Arnold Wright and Charles Edward Wright.   He married Mary Evalane Berry on April 12, 1952, in Elco. Jewel and Mary grew up in the Anna-Jonesboro area...

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