Obituaries

Gary L. Morrison
Gary L. Morrison, 81, of Goreville, and a former longtime resident of Anna,  died at 7:39 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. He was born on Jan. 28, 1941, in Goreville, the son of Zack Morrison and Afton Davis Morrison. On July 23, 1960, he married Helen Janet Brewer in Union County. She survives. In...
Lynn David Bryant
Lynn David Bryant, 81, of Jonesboro, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, at the Marion VA Medical Center.  He was born on Feb. 18, 1941, in Jonesboro, the son of William Carl “Pee Wee” and Nola Mary Harris Bryant. Mr. Bryant is survived by his children, Tammy (Michael) Sheffer of Anna, Jason (Heidie)...
William Perry Young
Perry Young, 85, of Lake of Egypt, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, at Herrin Hospital in Herrin. He was born on May 6, 1937, in Guston, Ky., a son of Robert R. and Minnie E. Long  Young. He grew up in Guston, Ky., and attended Meade County High School.  He went to Western Kentucky University,...
Keith Rolland Cook Jr., 44, of Makanda, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, at his home.  He was born on Oct. 25, 1978, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., the son of Keith R. and Mary Cook. He is survived by his wife, Sheleena Long; his children, Rebecca and Elizabeth Dewitt, Katlynn and Breanna Long and Gracie Cook...
Jimmie Jerald Reynolds, 87, of Du Quoin, and formerly of Anna, died peacefully at 2:34 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, at home, surrounded by his family. He was born on Sept. 15, 1935, in Alto Pass, the son of Alonzo and Mamie Darnell Reynolds.  He married his sweetheart, Dorotha, when he was 17 and...
Opal Doris Brimm
Opal Doris Brimm, 94, of Anna, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022, at 7:14 a.m. at her home in Anna surrounded by her family.  She was born on Aug. 21, 1928, in Boyd’s Peach Orchard in Anna, the daughter of Francis and Lena Hinkle.  She married Carl “Frog” Brimm on Feb. 23, 1945. He preceded her in death...
Bobbie D. Glasco
Bobbie D. Glasco, 95, of Cobden, died Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, at The Voyage in Marion.  She was born on Oct. 5, 1927, in Carbondale, the daughter of Clifford D. and Verla R. Addison Foster.  She married Troy E. Glasco on June 10, 1945, in Carbondale. He preceded her in death on July 13, 2017. She is...
Vickie R. Mayberry
Vickie R. Mayberry, 80, of Jonesboro, died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022, at her home.  She was born on April 1, 1942, in Anna, the daughter of Walter and Thelma Rhodes Baldwin.  She married Floyd Mayberry on June 13, 1959, at Valley Mission Pentecostal Church. They enjoyed 63 years together. She is...
William Craig ‘Bill’ Bowers
William Craig “Bill” Bowers, 81, of Olive Branch, and formerly of Cairo, died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, at Integrity Healthcare in Anna. He was born on Jan. 17, 1941, in St. Louis, the son of Otis Craig and Kathryn Eileen Wilson Bowers. He married Anna Marie Myhre on March 14, 1964. She survives. ...
Eldon L. ‘Pappy’ Brooks
Eldon L. “Pappy” Brooks, 97, of Carbondale, died Monday, Oct. 31, 2022, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. He was born on April 10, 1925, in Carbondale, the son of James and Maude Rich Brooks. On Dec. 6, 1946, he married Mary Margaret Johnson.  They shared almost 54 years of making wonderful...

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