Obituaries

Connie Cato Dover
Connie Cato Dover, 79, of Grand Chain, died at 11:40 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at the Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis. She was born on Aug. 16, 1941, in Reevesville. She was the valedictorian of her graduating class at Vienna High School.   Mrs. Dover had worked in...
Larry Omer Jordan
Larry Omer Jordan, 79, of Tamms, died at 5:25 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. He was born on Dec. 15, 1941, in Elco, the son of Omer and Avis Watkins Jordan. Mr. Jordan served in the U.S. Army as a specialist. He was a truck driver for more than 40 years. He was...
Hunter Allen Johnson, of Centralia, Ill., 62, made his transition from this life on Friday, Jan. 8,  2021.   Hunter was born in Mounds, Ill., on Jan. 17, 1958, the son of Eleanor Johnson Childress and Tynch Johnson. Surviving are his brothers, LeAyron (Bobbie) Johnson and Terry (Cathryn) Childress...
Sheri L. Page
Sheri L. Page, 65, of Anna, died Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, at Union County Hospital in Anna.  She was born on Nov. 30, 1955, in Bakersfield, Calif., the daughter of Glenn and Ora Josephine Neal Gifford.  She married James Harold Page on Sept. 1, 1973, in Anna. He preceded her in death on April 20,...
Mack Irvian Hale
Mack Irvian Hale, 71, of Anna, died Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021 at his home.  He was born on Nov. 9, 1949, the son of Lester Wayne and Lorriane Webb Hale.  He married Marilyn Sronce on Sept. 17, 1971, in Slaughtersville, Ky. Mr. Hale is survived by his wife, Marilyn Hale of Anna; daughter Angela Gayle...
Virgil Schnaare
Virgil Schnaare, 86, of Forrest, Ill., and formerly of Olmsted, died at 1:33 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Piper City Rehabilitation Center in Piper City. He was a graduate of Grand Chain Community High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean Conflict.    Mr. Schnaare...
Mildred Faye Thomas Halterman
Mildred Faye Thomas Halterman, 87, of Norris City, and formerly of Anna, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, at Wabash Christian Village.  She was born on Nov. 29, 1933, in Charlotte, Ark., the daughter of M. Denis Thomas and Ophia Della Lemmon Thomas.  She married Jean C. Halterman on Dec. 25, 1951. He...
Deon Dwayne Williams Gonzalez was born into the arms of the angels on Feb. 3, 2021, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was the son of  David Dwayne Williams and Dora Gonzalez.  Deon is survived by his parents, David Dwayne Williams and Dora Gonzalez; siblings Weston Grote and Carter...
Bernice Aline Dempsey
Bernice Aline Dempsey, 101, of Festus, Mo., and formerly of Anna, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at the Crystal Oaks in Festus, Mo.  She was born on Oct. 1, 1919, in Eldorado, the daughter of John Melvin and Orpha Karns Overton.  She married Glen Dempsey on Dec. 21, 1939, in Eldorado. He preceded her...
Timothy Kevin Case
Timothy Kevin Casey, 61, of Anna, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale.  He was born on May 9, 1959, in Anna, the son of Curtis Griffin and Barbara Geraldine Toler Casey.  He married Sally Whitehead on May 18, 2004.  Mr. Casey is survived by his wife, Sally Casey of...

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