Obituaries

Jo Ann Poole
Jo Ann Poole, 74, of Tamms, died at 6:02 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Aug. 26, 1946, the daughter of Warren J. and Carmen Lucille Manning Henderson. She worked for the Florsheim Shoe Company in Anna. She was preceded in death by her...
Violet May Beggs
Violet May Beggs, 94, of Olmsted, died at 6:19 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at her residence. She was born on May 4, 1926, in Metropolis, the daughter of Edward and Mary Alice Walbright Hill. She attended the Crusaders for Christ Church in Mounds. She was a housewife and homemaker. She was...
Allen Mays Sr.
Allen Mays Sr., 76, of Anna, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, Feb. 9, 2021, within the comfort of his home.  He was born on May 4, 1944, in Evansville, Ind., the son of Ada Farris and Grover Mays, who preceded him in death.  He was the third of six children, Sherman Mays (Kathleen), Beverly...
Cynthia M. Lewis
Cynthia M. Lewis, 82, of Anna, and formerly of Godfrey, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born on May 1, 1938, in Chicago, the daughter of Rolla and Vivian Larson Medler.   She attended the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Anna and enjoyed attending Jim...
Bonnie Lou Duty White
Bonnie Lou Duty White, 85, of Cobden, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at Nature Trail Nursing Home in Mt. Vernon.  She was born on Sept. 7, 1935, in Jackson County, the daughter of Alvie and Mildred Viola King Duty.  She married Amos O. White on Oct. 18, 1998. He preceded her in death on Aug. 15,...
Donald Ray Choate
Donald Ray Choate, 86, of Jonesboro, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, at Herrin Hospital in Herrin.   He was born on Feb. 9, 1935, in Anna, the son of James Melvin and Ruth Lois Howell Choate.  He married Virginia Sue Frick on April 16, 1955, in Jonesboro. Don and Sue were married for more than 58...
Mack Hale, 71, of Anna, died Sunday, Feb. 14, 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 is in...
Annabelle Claussen, 99, of Anna, died Monday, Feb. 15, at her 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...
Sue Doctorman
Sue Doctorman, 82, of Ullin, died at 10:13 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, at her home, with her family by her side. She was born on Oct. 21, 1938, in Mulkeytown. She was a graduate of Christopher High School.  Sue and Dean Doctorman were united in marriage on Dec. 23, 1956.   She loved horses and she...
Patsy Temke
Patsy Temke, 84, of Karnak, died at 10:25 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at the Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on July 13, 1936, in Karnak.  She was a graduate of the Karnak Community School.   Pat and Lester Temke were united in marriage on June 14, 1957.   Mrs. Temke loved...

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