Obituaries

William Pollitt ‘Bill’ Hensch
William Pollitt “Bill” Hensch, 65, of Jonesboro, died at 9:33 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at his home with his family by his side after seven months of fighting cancer. He was born on Nov. 5, 1950, in Des Plaines, the son of William and Audrey Pollitt Hensch. He married Sarah Nave on Oct. 8, 1977,...
Betty Fisher, 63, of Jonesboro, died at 2:20 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, at her home. She was born on Oct. 3, 1953, in Anna, the daughter of William Alfred and Lela Mae Watkins Hubbs. She is survived by her brother, Wayne (Jackie) Hubbs of Jonesboro; nephews William (Amber) Hubbs and Blake (Jovan)...
Stanley F. Kozak, 92, of Anna, died at 7:20 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born on March 1, 1924, in Chicago, the son of Frank and Anna Prus Kozak. He is survived by his sons, Ron (Julie) Kozak of Frankfort, Don (Rhea) Kozak of Naperville and...
Mildred D. ‘Ducky’ Kohler
Mildred D. “Ducky” Kohler, 89, of Anna, died at 2:50 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, at her home. She was born on July 25, 1927, in Akron, Ohio, the daughter of Harold “Ducky” and Blanche Faulkerson Davis. She married Robert J. “Bob” Kohler on Nov. 13, 1948, in Jonesboro. She is survived by her...
Clifford Jones
Clifford Jones, 74, of Anna, died at 9:03 a.m. Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at his home with his wife and children by his side. He was born on Nov. 2, 1941, in Portland, Ore., the son of Emmette and Ruth Rowell Jones. He married Marilyn Elkins in 1981 in Jonesboro. He is survived by his wife of 35 years...
Jeffrey Wade Davis
Jeffrey Wade Davis, 57, of Lafayette, Ind., and formerly of Jonesboro, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, at his home with his wife, Shelly, by his side. He was born on May 1, 1959, in Chicago, the son of Cletus and Audrey Goodman Davis of Jonesboro. He is survived by his wife, Shelly Davis; a son, Jake...
Dr. Ben Cauble
Dr. Ben Cauble, 80, of Munford, Tenn., and formerly of Anna-Jonesboro, died at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, at River Terrace Health & Rehabilitation Center in Covington, Tenn. He was born on Sept. 22, 1936, in Elco, the son of Norman “Chick” and Florence Baldwin Cauble. After graduating...
Peggy Sue Bourland
Peggy Sue Bourland, 78, of Joplin, Mo., and formerly of Anna, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at her home. She was born on March 22, 1938, in Balcom, the daughter of Manford James and Opal Agnes Virginia Mae Murphy Brimm. She married Charles Daniel Bourland on March 22, 1958. They enjoyed over 53 years...
Doris Faye Bass
Doris Faye Bass, 94, of Anna, died at 10:48 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at her home. She was born on Oct. 1, 1922, in Union County, the daughter of Louie and Sallie Dillow Brimm. She married Charles E. Bass Sr. on Dec. 21, 1940, in Jackson, Mo. He preceded her in death on March 22, 2005. She is...
Joe Lyerla
Joe Lyerla, 66, of Jonesboro, died at 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, at his home. He was born on June 5, 1950, in Anna, the son of Milas Edward and Zula Fay Smith Lyerla. He married Velma Brim on Sept. 26, 1970, in McClure. She preceded him in death on Jan. 20, 2001. He is survived by his son,...

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