Obituaries

Dr. Sandra Karraker Cassity
Dr. Sandra Karraker Cassity, 63, of Palmetto, Fla., died peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, at her home with her family in Palmetto, Fla. She battled cancer bravely for over four years while enjoying life with her husband, family and grandchildren. She was born on March 3, 1953, in Anna. She...
William Thomas ‘Tom’ Robinson III
William Thomas “Tom” Robinson III, 74, of Jonesboro, died at 2:37 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at his home. He was born on Aug. 3, 1942, in Du Quoin, the son of William Thomas II and Aura Ruth Purkaple Robinson. He married Kathy Weigand on April 16, 1966, in Galesburg. He is survived by his wife,...
William R. ‘Bill’ Brown
William R. “Bill” Brown, 88, of Effingham, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, at the Effingham Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Effingham. Funeral services were at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Johnson Funeral Home in Effingham, with Dr. Roger Marshall officiating. Burial was at 1 p.m....
Raymond (Cub) Samuel Boner
Raymond (Cub) Samuel Boner was born on Feb. 9, 1921, the son of Samuel Raymond and Grace Simmons Boner in Johnson County.   His father died in 1929 and he was raised by a single mother with four other children. His mother, Grace Boner Harris, died on Jan. 26, 1998.   He had one younger brother,...
Mathis Hoyle ‘Hat’ Ayers
Mathis Hoyle “Hat” Ayers, 83, of Anna, died at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at his son’s home. He was born on May 17, 1933, in Haleyville, Ala., the son of Willie and Mary Hamilton Ayers. He married Luberdia Jean Turner on April 1, 1956, in Corinth, Miss. She preceded him in death on Nov. 9, 2013...
Don C. Swink, 79, of Dongola, died at 12:16 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at his home. He was born on Nov. 25, 1936, in Union County, the son of Boyd and Gertrude Westbrook Swink. He married Betty Sims on Dec. 20, 1953, in Jackson, Mo. He is survived by his wife, Betty Swink of Dongola; children...
James H. ‘Blackie’ Mueller
Mr. James H. “Blackie” Mueller, 86, of Anna, died at 6:17 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at his daughter’s home. He was born on May 7, 1930, in St. Louis, the son of Herbert and Ruby Clark Mueller. He married Shirley Maxine Hileman on Aug. 19, 1955, in Anna. She preceded him in death on May 20,...
Shane Lee Laminack
Shane Lee Laminack, 46, of Anna, died at 1:40 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at his home. He was born on April 28, 1970, in Carbondale, the son of Lindel Albert and Karen Ann Newton Laminack. He is survived by his father, Lindel Albert Laminack of Belleville, and his mother, Karen Oduola of Jonesboro...
Josephine Louise Sheridan, infant daughter of John Bradley and Amanda Louise (Smith) Sheridan, journeyed to heaven Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at Children’s Hospital in St. Louis. She is survived by her parents, Brad and Amanda Sheridan of Anna; a 7-year-old brother, John Thaniel Sheridan; maternal...
Iris Mae Sheridan, infant daughter of John Bradley and Amanda Louise (Smith) Sheridan, journeyed to heaven at 6:35 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. She is survived by her parents, Brad and Amanda Sheridan of Anna; a 7-year-old brother, John Thaniel Sheridan;...

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