Obituaries

Sheri L. Page
Sheri L. Page, 65, of Anna, died Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, at Union County Hospital in Anna.  She was born on Nov. 30, 1955, in Bakersfield, Calif., the daughter of Glenn and Ora Josephine Neal Gifford.  She married James Harold Page on Sept. 1, 1973, in Anna. He preceded her in death on April 20,...
Mack Irvian Hale
Mack Irvian Hale, 71, of Anna, died Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021 at his home.  He was born on Nov. 9, 1949, the son of Lester Wayne and Lorriane Webb Hale.  He married Marilyn Sronce on Sept. 17, 1971, in Slaughtersville, Ky. Mr. Hale is survived by his wife, Marilyn Hale of Anna; daughter Angela Gayle...
Virgil Schnaare
Virgil Schnaare, 86, of Forrest, Ill., and formerly of Olmsted, died at 1:33 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Piper City Rehabilitation Center in Piper City. He was a graduate of Grand Chain Community High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean Conflict.    Mr. Schnaare...
Mildred Faye Thomas Halterman
Mildred Faye Thomas Halterman, 87, of Norris City, and formerly of Anna, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, at Wabash Christian Village.  She was born on Nov. 29, 1933, in Charlotte, Ark., the daughter of M. Denis Thomas and Ophia Della Lemmon Thomas.  She married Jean C. Halterman on Dec. 25, 1951. He...
Deon Dwayne Williams Gonzalez was born into the arms of the angels on Feb. 3, 2021, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was the son of  David Dwayne Williams and Dora Gonzalez.  Deon is survived by his parents, David Dwayne Williams and Dora Gonzalez; siblings Weston Grote and Carter...
Bernice Aline Dempsey
Bernice Aline Dempsey, 101, of Festus, Mo., and formerly of Anna, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at the Crystal Oaks in Festus, Mo.  She was born on Oct. 1, 1919, in Eldorado, the daughter of John Melvin and Orpha Karns Overton.  She married Glen Dempsey on Dec. 21, 1939, in Eldorado. He preceded her...
Timothy Kevin Case
Timothy Kevin Casey, 61, of Anna, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale.  He was born on May 9, 1959, in Anna, the son of Curtis Griffin and Barbara Geraldine Toler Casey.  He married Sally Whitehead on May 18, 2004.  Mr. Casey is survived by his wife, Sally Casey of...
Jo Ann Poole
Jo Ann Poole, 74, of Tamms, died at 6:02 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Aug. 26, 1946, the daughter of Warren J. and Carmen Lucille Manning Henderson. She worked for the Florsheim Shoe Company in Anna. She was preceded in death by her...
Violet May Beggs
Violet May Beggs, 94, of Olmsted, died at 6:19 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at her residence. She was born on May 4, 1926, in Metropolis, the daughter of Edward and Mary Alice Walbright Hill. She attended the Crusaders for Christ Church in Mounds. She was a housewife and homemaker. She was...
Allen Mays Sr.
Allen Mays Sr., 76, of Anna, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, Feb. 9, 2021, within the comfort of his home.  He was born on May 4, 1944, in Evansville, Ind., the son of Ada Farris and Grover Mays, who preceded him in death.  He was the third of six children, Sherman Mays (Kathleen), Beverly...

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