Obituaries

Houston Casper, 89, of Tucson, Ariz., and formerly of Anna, died at 5 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, at Morning Glory Assisted Living in Peoria, Ariz. He was born on Jan. 11, 1927, the son of Conrad Russel and Tirzah Blackford Casper. He married Vera Fae (Pulliam) on Dec. 5, 1947, in Anna. She...
William ‘Bill’ Mallams
William “Bill” Mallams, 92, of Anna died at 8:45 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, at Anna Rehab and Nursing. He was born on Nov. 4, 1923, in Herrin, the son of Richard and Margaret (Fisher) Mallams. He married the love of his life, Pauline Schluter, on Nov. 27, 1947. They enjoyed 68 years of marriage. He...
Karol Lee Hunter
Mr. Karol Lee Hunter, age 72 of Stonefort, formerly of Jonesboro, died at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at his home. He was born March 10, 1944 in Mill Creek, the son of Morris and Jewel (Smithey) Hunter. He married Elaine Hileman on April 7 1962 in Union County. She preceded him in death on...
Ruby Mae Yarber
Ruby Mae Yarber, 98, of Cairo, died at 9:40 p.m. Monday, July 25, 2016, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born on May 16, 1918, in Lakeland, Ky., the daughter of Harry and Maudie Thomason Green. She married William Lynn Yarber on June 28, 1935. He preceded her in death on Nov. 11, 1990. She...
Howard H. Lambert
Howard H. Lambert, 88, of Anna, and formerly of Irvington, died Thursday, July 28, 2016, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born on Jan. 7, 1928, in Centralia, the son of Herbert and Ferne Todd Lambert. He married Jo Ann Cohlmeyer on Sept. 21, 1952, in Piggott, Arkansas and she...
Charlene Kozora, 68, of Anna, died at 11:24 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born on March 8, 1948, in Chicago, the daughter of Frances and Grace Placier Kozora. She worked as a secretary at SICCM for a few years and at Mt. Moriah Church for...
Shawn Holbrook
Shawn Holbrook, 48, of Anna, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016. He was born on Feb. 2, 1968, in Carbondale. He is survived by his daughter, Kaitlyn Rae Holbrook of Salem; his mother, Dianne Morrison of Anna; his father, Dennis Barry Holbrook of Murphysboro; two sisters, Heather Holbrook of Milwaukee,...
Mildred G. Allen, 96, of Louisville, and formerly of Makanda, died at 9:41 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, at home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. Friends can call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, today, at Rendleman & Hileman...
Joshua Everett Estes
Joshua Everett Estes, 26, of Anna, died at 8:58 p.m. Saturday, July 30, 2016, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, due to severe injuries from a cliff diving accident at Current River near Van Buren, Mo. He was born on Jan. 21, 1990, in Cape Girardeau, the son of David T. “Herb” Estes...
Dorothy E. Wood
Dorothy E. Wood, 88, of Anna, died at 4:08 p.m. Saturday, July 30, 2016, with her two daughters by her side, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born on June 15, 1928, in Union County, the daughter of Charles P. and Martha Ella Mangum Ray. She married Harry Wood in 1970 in...

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