Obituaries

Johnie Calvin Ward
Johnie Calvin Ward, 82, of Eddyville, Ky., and formerly of Mound City, died at 5:58 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at his residence. Mr. Ward was born on June 7, 1938, in Armorel, Ark., the son of William Roy and Mattie Mae Hardesty Ward. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a security guard at...
Kenneth R. Riley
Kenneth R. Riley, 84, of Karnak, died at 10:48 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at his home. Mr. Riley was born on Sept. 7, 1936, in Karnak.  He attended school in Karnak.   Kenneth and Joyce Annable were married on June 1, 1957. They shared 63 years together.   He loved spending time with his family...
William T. ‘Bill’ Trout
William T. “Bill” Trout, 92, of Highland, and formerly of East Cape Girardeau, died at 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, at Highland Health Care Center.  He was born on Jan. 2, 1929, in Holcomb, Mo., the son of Raymond and Mamie Agnes Meyers Trout.   He married Susan “Sue Ann” Bess on July 8, 1949. ...
Larry Bruce, 85, of Mounds, died at 11:12 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, at Integrity Healthcare of Anna. Mr. Bruce was born on Sept. 26, 1935, in Mounds, the son of Clyde and Eula Mae Baker Bruce. He was a veteran who served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 36...
Annette Green
Annette Green, 60, of Alto Pass, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, at the Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born on Feb. 9, 1960, in La Porte, Ind., the daughter of Merle and Betty Jones.  She married Herbert Green on Oct. 28, 1978.  She is survived by her mother, Betty Jones; her husband, Herbert...
Ronald Joe ‘Bear’ King
Ronald Joe “Bear” King, 65, of Anna, died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.  He was born on March 1, 1955, in Anna, the son of Roy N. and Myrtle A. Treese King.  Mr. King is survived by his sister, Karen (Garry) Poole of Anna; brother Jerry (Pauline) King of Anna;...
Ione Rogers
Ione Rogers, 86, of Anna, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in Lebanon, Tenn.  She was born on Dec. 28, 1934, in Jacob, the daughter of James G. and Irene R. McCormick Bradshaw.  She married Dearl Rogers on Oct. 1, 1952, in Farmington, Mo. He preceded her in death on Feb. 22, 1994.  Mrs. Rogers is...
Betty J. Proctor
Betty J. Proctor, 87, of Morton, died on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, at her home. She was born on Jan. 28, 1933, in Cobden, the daughter of Earl and Helen Brown Brimm.  She married Frederick W. Proctor Jr. in Ozark, Ala., on Nov. 6, 1956. He preceded her in death on June 2, 2013. Surviving are her two...
Billy Harris, 80, of rural Dongola, died Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, at 8:20 p.m. at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. Mr. Harris was born on Nov. 18, 1940, in Anniston, Mo. He was the son of Carl W. and Geraldine Martinie Harris. On July 17, 1959, he married Deloris J. Tatum...
James R. “Jimmy” Watkins, 38, of Anna, died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021.  He was born on Oct. 18, 1982, the son of Robert Lee and Tina Jo Gaddis Watkins.  He married Brandie Snyder on Sept. 27, 2008. He is survived by his wife Brandie; his children, Emilie and Chevy Watkins and Maddison Thompson; his...

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