Obituaries

Peggy Sue Dunn, 75, of Ware, died Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at her home.  She was born on Sept. 29, 1945, in Cobden, the daughter of Freddie E. and Mary Lewis Walker.  She married Donald Lee “Mutt” Dunn on Aug. 14, 1971. He preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 2012. She is survived by her sons, Donald...
Oscar H. Sanders Jr.
Oscar H. Sanders Jr., 74, of Anna, died Monday, March 8, 2021, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna.  He was born on Aug. 12, 1946, in Anna, the son of Oscar H. and Leona Taylor Sanders.  He married Joyce Hartline on May 9, 1969.  Mr. Sanders is survived by his wife, Joyce Sanders; sons Brian (...
Robert Vaughn ‘RV’ Lamer
Robert Vaughn “RV” Lamer, 79, of Cobden, died Monday, March 8, 2021, at his home.  He was born on Nov. 5, 1941, in Anna, the son of R.E. “Babe” and A. Catherine “Kitty” Mann Lamer.  He married Linda Blankenship on Dec. 30, 1967, in Morganfield, Ky.   He was a true outdoorsman. He loved it all,...
Anita Davis
Anita Davis, 88, of Anna, died Monday, March 8, 2021, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Oct. 14, 1932, the daughter of Henry Doyle and Eva Myrtle Hinkle Hileman.  She married the love of her life, Charles F. “Chuck” Davis, on Sept. 2, 1951, in Anna. He preceded her in death...
Elmer W. Eichhorst
Elmer W. Eichhorst, 93, of Ullin, died at 11:25 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at the Marion VA Medical Center Long Term Care. He was born on April 5, 1927, in Ullin, the son of Edward and Ora Taake Eichhorst. Mr. Eichhorst was a lifelong farmer in Pulaski County and a member of the Farm Bureau.   He...
Tyler Eugene Kline, 36, of Mound City, died at 10:51 p.m. on Monday, March 1, 2021, in Olive Branch. He was born on Dec. 12, 1984, in Carbondale, the son of Wilbert Eugene and Nancy Ann Willis Kline. He worked alongside his uncle as a farm hand on the farm, and was a caregiver for his father. He...
Richard T. Edwards Jr., 57, of Joplin, Mo., died at 1 p.m. Monday, March 1, 2021, at his residence. Mr. Edwards was born on June 25, 1963, in Carthage, Mo., the son of Richard T. and Mary Yates Edwards Sr. He was a truck driver. Survivors include his wife, Teresa (Dunning) Edwards of Joplin, Mo.;...
Hunter Allen Johnson, of Centralia, Ill., 62, made his transition from this life on Friday, Jan. 8,  2021.   Hunter was born in Mounds, Ill., on Jan. 17, 1958, the son of Eleanor Johnson Childress and Tynch Johnson. Surviving are his brothers, LeAyron (Bobbie) Johnson and Terry (Cathryn) Childress...
Virginia L. Casey
Virginia L. Casey, 76, of Anna, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at her home.  She was born on June 25, 1944, in Sikeston, Mo., the daughter of Elisha Alexander and Bunav Williams Magee.  She married William H. Casey on May 5, 1973. He preceded her in death on June 25, 2009. Mrs. Casey is survived by...
Kenneth Lane Lacy
Kenneth Lane Lacy, 77, of Jonesboro, entered Heaven’s gates as a result of Covid pneumonia at 6:40 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, with his family by his side. He was born on Jan. 25, 1944, in Anna, the son of Ammon “Dub” and Mary Wilson Lacy.  He...

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