Lisa Ann Lee

SALEM — Lisa Ann Lee, 61, of Salem, passed away November 10, 2019, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon with her family at her side. Born July 31, 1958, in Salem, she was the daughter of Harold L. and Neva (Redman) Lee. She was preceded in death by her father, and brother…Read more…

John Knapp

DIX — John Knapp, 58, of Dix, passed away peacefully Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, surrounded by his family. John was born April 7, 1961, in Centralia, son of John Knapp, Sr. and Bertha (Jolliff) Knapp. He married Angela Schaeffer on June 16, 1995, and she survives in…Read more…

Mary Meier

HOFFMAN — Mary Meier, 76, of Hoffman, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019, at Belleville Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Mary was born November 6, 1943, in Brookside Township, the daughter of James Dwight Hart and Edna (Robinson) Hart. She married Charles Meier on June 8, 1962, in Woodlawn and he preceded her in…Read more…

Edgar “Pat” Parker

SANDOVAL — Edgar “Pat” Parker, 89, of Sandoval, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019, at his home, where he was born. He was born January 30, 1930, in Sandoval, son of Joe Parker and Frances Julia (Thomas) Parker. He married Nellie Noller on March 22, 1954, and they later divorced. Pat is survived by his…Read more…

Linda J. Walker

CENTRALIA — Linda J. Walker, 72, of Centralia, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2019, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. She was born February 3, 1947, in Effingham, daughter of Gerald Paul Williams and Alma Louise (Golden) Williams. She married Floyd E. Walker on May 6, 2006, and he survives in Centralia. In…Read more…

Marci Lynn Knowlton

RICHVIEW — Marci Lynn Knowlton, 58, of Richview, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019, at her home. She was born August 21, 1961, in Denver, Colorado, daughter of Aletha Pfannenstiel. She is survived by two sons: Kirk “Tony” Staley, Jr. of Centralia and Brian Staley and wife Brittany of Greenville; two daughters: Jennifer Mulvaney and…Read more…

Judith “Judy” Darlene Albert

KINMUNDY — Judith “Judy” Darlene Albert, 74, of Moweaqua and formerly of Kinmundy, passed away on October 28, 2019, at her home in Moweaqua. Judy was born in Marion County on April 16, 1945, to the late Gilbert and Ruby Donoho. She married the late Archie Raymond Albert on February 14, 1964, in Kinmundy. Judy…Read more…

Robert Roper

SALEM — Robert Roper, 53, of Salem, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at Crossroads Hospital in Mt. Vernon. He was born July 1, 1966, in Centralia, son of James Eugene Roper and Thelma Irene (Eagan) Roper. Robert is survived by a sister: Rosetta Chatman and husband Roger of Mt. Vernon; a brother: Glen Roper…Read more…

Jackey “Jack” Sloat

JUNCTION CITY — Jackey “Jack” Sloat, 81, of Junction City, passed away Monday, October 28, 2019. He was born May 2, 1938, in Cravat, son of Harry Sloat and Della (Hixenbaugh) Sloat. He married the love of his life, Lavern Morgan on October 6, 1956, and she survives in Junction City. In addition to his…Read more…

Alice Marie Pitchford

CENTRAL CITY — Alice Marie Pitchford, 77, of Central City, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at her home. She was born December 13, 1941, in Centralia, daughter of Tommy Lang and Goldie (Moulder) Rollinson. She married Larry Pitchford, Sr. on October 14, 1960, in Salem and he preceded her in death on May 18,…Read more…

Floyd “Tuck” Tucker

ASHLEY — Floyd “Tuck” Tucker, 72, of Ashley, passed away Friday, October 25, 2019, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hosptial in Centralia. Tuck was born June 13, 1947, in Newton, IL, the son of Kelly Tucker and Norene (Newkirk) Tucker. He married Cass Harris on February 5, 1973, in Mt. Vernon and she survives him…Read more…

Patrick R. Brown

CENTRALIA — Patrick R. Brown, 65, of Centralia, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at his home with his loving wife by his side. Patrick was born January 31, 1954, in Centralia, the son of Peter Brown and Shirley (Lee) Brown. He married Lisa Keddy on February 14, 2001, in Odin, and she survives him…Read more…

Floyd Ronald Wimpy

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Floyd Ronald Wimpy, 86, passed away October 18, 2019, from complications of Parkinson’s Disease. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Sue Dodillet Wimpy, son Mark Wimpy (Karen) of LeRoy, Illinois, daughter Kay Yurigan (Mike) of Vero Beach, grandsons Jake, Adam and Ben Yurigan, cousins Billy Harold Wimpy (Doris) of Centralia,…Read more…

Julian Bright

ALHAMBRA, Ill. — Julian Bright, 74, of rural Alhambra, was called to his heavenly home on Monday, October 21, 2019. He was born March 21, 1945, in Breese, son of Dallas Thomas Bright and Letty Kathleen (Shepard) Bright. He married Cathleen Schaefer on November 27, 1971, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Centralia and she survives.…Read more…

Jerry K. Correll, Sr.

CENTRALIA — Jerry K. Correll, Sr., 76, of Centralia, passed away Saturday, October 19, 2019, at Odin Healthcare Center. He was born October 20, 1942, in Centralia, son of James R. Correll and Juanita (Delaney) Correll. He married Mildred Merrell in 1964 and they later divorced. Jerry is survived by his daughters, Laura McDonald and…Read more…