Malinda Hendrix
Malinda Hendrix, 64, of Nashville, Tenn., and formerly of Terre Haute, Ind., died on April 10, 2022, at her residence. She was born on Nov. 7, 1957, in Decatur, the daughter of Jack and Laura Belle Johnson Winning. She married Mike Hendrix on June 6, 1982. He preceded her in death on Nov. 21, 2009...
Carolyn Hale
Carolyn Hale, 77, of Anna, died Sunday, June 26, 2022.  She was born on Feb. 22, 1945, in Union County, the daughter of Gilman and Mary Edith Davis Parker.  She married Lester “Wayne” Hale on Aug. 14, 1964, in Anna. He preceded her in death on Oct. 6, 2013. She is survived by her daughters, Diane (...
Oleta Slusher Brown
Oleta Slusher Brown, 96, of Ullin, died Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. She was born on April 21, 1926, the daughter of Arthur and Flora Jessie Lawson Slusher. She was married to  Norse (Dutch) Brown on Jan. 7, 1945. He preceded her in death on Sept. 14, 2001. Throughout...
Cleta Mae Poole
Cleta Mae Poole, 100, of Dongola, died Sunday, June 26, 2022, at her home.  She was born on Jan. 25, 1922, in Elco, the daughter of John and Lucy Brimm Sims.  She married the love of her life, Eanis Poole. He preceded her in death.  She loved spending her time quilting and tending to and growing...
Samuel Grayson Hood
Samuel Grayson Hood, 46, of Mounds, died at 7:35 p.m. Saturday, June 18, 2022, at his residence. Mr. Hood was born on Jan. 20, 1976, in Paducah, the son of Danny and Kathy Hodges Hood. He was a member of the former Assembly of God Church in Cairo, a member of the Cairo Fire Department and a...
Billy Gene Rader
Billy Gene Rader, 58, of California, Mo., died at his home on Friday, June 17, 2022.   He was born on Dec. 28, 1963, in Cairo, the son of William and Connie Rader, Carol Phillips both of whom preceded him in death.  Mr. Rader graduated from Egyptian High School in Tamms. He was married on Sept. 25...
James Lewis McClain
James Lewis McClain, 90, of rural Karnak (Massac County), died at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at the Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. McClain was born on Nov. 30, 1931, on a farm outside of Boaz. Mr. McClain was a graduate of the Karnak Community High School. He was a member...
Ralph Griffith
Ralph Griffith, 96, of Surprise, Ariz., formerly of Cobden, died, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2020. He was born Sept. 5, 1923 in Cobden, the son of Ralph W. and Emma (Benham) Griffith. He married Bertha Elizabeth Davis in Dec. of 1945 in Anna. She preceded him in death. Ralph is survived by his children,...
Tina L. Ridenhour
Tina L. Ridenhour, 53, of Mattoon, died at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at her home in Mattoon. Funeral services were at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 19, at Allenville Christian Church.  Memorials can be made to the Allenville Christian Church, 201 Allen St., Allenville, Ill. 61951; or to Mid America...
Dillard Wayne ‘Speck’ Masterson
Dillard Wayne “Speck” Masterson, 67, of Olive Branch, died at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at his residence.  Mr. Masterson was born on June 30, 1954, in Cairo, the son of Dillard and Lillie Henke Masterson. Throughout his career, he served as an operating engineer, worked on the river and...


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