Obituaries

Dwight ‘Buddy’ Rea
Dwight “Buddy” Rea, 57, of Buncombe, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, at Herrin Hospital. He was born on July 28, 1964, a son of Billie Rea and Carol Jones, in Frankfort, Ky. He will be remembered as a loving son, father and brother. He was hardworking, loyal and funny.  He had a great amount of skill...
Charley Ray Smith
Charley Ray Smith, 81, of Balcom, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at the River to River Community Living Center.  He was born on July 5, 1940, in Union County, the son of Merle and Velda William Smith.  He married Linda Smith. She preceded him in death.    He was a member of East Hartford Baptist...
Bruce A. Nagel
Bruce A. Nagel, 86, of Anna, died Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, at the Westfield Nursing Center in Sikeston, Mo.  He was born on Dec. 10, 1934, in Chicago, the son of Gustav and Dorothy Meier Nagel. He married Carolyn Hughey.           Mr. Nagel is survived by his wife of 34 years, Carolyn Nagel; a...
Jeanette L. Hook (Liggett)
Jeanette L. Hook (Liggett), 85, was born in Hopkins County, Ky., and passed away peacefully in the home of her son, Wesley Schulz, on Nov. 16, 2021. She is survived by her brother, Jerry L. Liggett (Diana) from Carlisle, Ind.; and was preceded in death by her brother, Joe Cary Liggett, and sister,...
Gladys Marie Bollinger
Gladys Marie Bollinger of Annapolis, Mo., and formerly of Mound City, died on Nov. 16, 2021, at the age of 92 years, 3 months and 10 days.  She was born on Aug. 6, 1929, in Mound City, the daughter of Royal and Thelma Hale. In 1945, she was united in marriage to Doyle Dover, until his passing in...
Harold A. Brumleve
Harold A. Brumleve, 94, of Cobden, died Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at his home.  He was born on July 2, 1927, in Teutopolis, the son of Leo and Margaret Basler Brumleve.  He married Leona Holzum on Jan. 19, 1957. She preceded him in death on Sept. 17, 1996. He is survived by his daughter, Barbara (Don...
James H. Brown, 97, of Anna, died Saturday, Nov. 20, at his home. Funeral arrangements were pending at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com.  Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna...
Deweese ‘Deb’ Scruggs
Deweese “Deb” Scruggs, 96, of Ullin, passed in her sleep at home with her family on Saturday, April 11, 2020. She had been living with her daughter Carole Nafziger in Rockford for the last five years of her life.   She was born in Collinsville, Ala., on Dec. 1, 1923, the daughter of Hubert and...
Robert Lee Bradley, 61, of Elco, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021. He was born on Dec. 15, 1959, in Chicago, the son of Robert and Marie Bradley. He worked over 20 years for a home construction company and spent his weekends helping family and friends with their home projects. He is survived by his...
Bobby Smith
Bobby Smith, 77, of Jonesboro, died Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, at his home. He was born on March 21, 1944, in Wolf Lake, the son of John and Georgia Linton Smith.  He married Peggy Brake in Murphysboro. She preceded him in death on June 30, 2012. Mr. Smith is survived by his children, Troy, Bobby Dale...

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