Dora Jane (Burroughs) Finley

SARASOTA, Fla. — Dora Jane (Burroughs) Finley, 76, of Sarasota, Florida formerly of Centralia passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018, in Sarasota, Florida. She was born September 12, 1941, in Centralia, daughter of Clem Burroughs and Beulah (McClain) Burroughs Valleroy Johnson. She married Raymond L. Finley and he preceded her in death on October 8,…Read more…

Kelsey Wilkins

JUNCTION CITY — Kelsey Wilkins, 44, of Junction City, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born November 20, 1973, in Bloomington, son of Donald Ray Wilkins and Una Kay (Ream) Anderson. He married Paula Mullins on August 22, 1994, and she survives in Junction City. In…Read more…

Shelia M. Gumm

SANDOVAL — Shelia M. Gumm, 76, of Sandoval, passed away Friday, August 17, 2018, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. She was born September 3, 1941, in Mattoon, daughter of Willis “Shorty” Hardin and Nellie (Lynn) Hardin. She married Dowen “Slim” Gumm on September 23, 1961, in Mattoon and he preceded her in…Read more…

Billy Ray Etheridge

SANDOVAL — Billy Ray Etheridge, 79, of Sandoval passed away Thursday August 16, 2018 at SSM Health Saint Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. Billy was born May 25, 1939, in Centralia, son of Wayne Etheridge and Elsie (Benifiel) Etheridge. He married Sandy Lowrance in November of 1958. He later married Carol Hasburgh September 13, 2006. In…Read more…

Cheryl R. Weed

HOFFMAN — Cheryl R. Weed, 69, of Hoffman, passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Freeburg Care Center in Freeburg, Illinois surrounded by her family. Cheryl was born June 2, 1949, in Salem, the daughter of Raymond Fry and Betty J. (Smith) Fry. She married Raymond Silvey and they later divorced and he survives…Read more…

Olen L. “Lee”Hiltibidal

CENTRALIA — Olen L. “Lee”Hiltibidal, 57, of Centralia passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018. He was born on December 25, 1960, the son of Olen “Spider”and Donna (Fyke) Hiltibidal in Centralia. He married Patricia “Patty” Smith on October 16, 1990, in Centralia. Survivors include his loving wife Patricia “Patty”Hiltibidal of Centralia; devoted children, LeithHiltibidal of…Read more…

Carolyn J. Meador

CENTRALIA — Carolyn J. Meador, 79, of Centralia, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at Centralia Manor with her family by her side. Carolyn was born October 5, 1938, in Centralia, the daughter of Roy James and Mildred (Hoeinghaus) James. She married Edward Meador on April 27, 1957, in Centralia and he survives her. In…Read more…

Sonya Ann Rutledge

CENTRALIA — Sonya Ann Rutledge, 53, of Centralia, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. Sonya was born October 23, 1964, in Vandalia, Illinois, the daughter of Dale Rutledge and Sandra (Thompson) Rutledge. Sonya is survived by her son: Dalen Lewin and his father Dale Lewin of Centralia;…Read more…

Bobby Jo “Momma” Wooters

ODIN — Bobby Jo “Momma” Wooters, 92, of Odin, passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018, surrounded by her family. Momma was born May 18, 1926, in Oilton, Oklahoma, the daughter of Frank Fant and Stella (Naramore) Fant. She married Harold Guy Wooters in Corning, Arkansas on April 9, 1944, and he preceded her in death…Read more…

Geraldine Dillow

CENTRALIA — Geraldine Dillow, 94, of Centralia, passed away Monday, August 13, 2018, at her home. She was born October 6, 1923, in Vienna, daughter of Charles Bean and Lola (Henderson) Bean. She married Dorris “D.L.” Dillow on January 1, 1942, in Jackson, Missouri and he preceded her in death on February 8, 2010. She…Read more…

Darlene McNew

ALMA — Darlene McNew, 88, of Alma, passed away at 1:13 a.m. Saturday, August 11, 2018, at Doctor’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Salem. Darlene was born on July 8, 1930, in Saint Louis, Missouri to the late Louis and Ethyl (Kassinger) Moses. She married Earl McNew and he passed away on June 5, 1997.…Read more…

Darlene McNew

ALMA — Darlene McNew, 88, of Alma, passed away at 1:13 a.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at Doctor’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Salem. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Triplett & Neal Funeral Home in Kinmundy.  Read more…

Shirley A. Patton

CENTRALIA — Shirley A. Patton, 74, of Centralia, passed away Friday, August 10, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was born February 12, 1944, in Centralia, the daughter of William H. Welsch and Sylvia “Mae” Meador Atchison. Shirley is survived by two sons: Tony Mobley of Salem and Derek Patton of Centralia; one daughter: Tonya…Read more…

Gale E. Schilling

IUKA, Ill. — Gale E. Schilling, 80, of Iuka, passed away Sunday, August 5, 2018, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. He was born April 30, 1938, in Jefferson County, Illinois, son of Edward Schilling and Dora (Roper) Schilling. He is survived by three children:  Ricky Schilling and wife Carla of Centralia, Randy Schilling…Read more…

Arthur A. “Art” Hardebeck

DIX, Ill. — Arthur A. “Art” Hardebeck, 91 of Dix, formerly of Crystal Lake, Illinois, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018. He was born September 20, 1926, in Millhousen, Indiana, son of George Hardebeck and Rose (Redelman) Hardebeck. He married Marjorie White in 1959 and she preceded him in death in 1982. He is survived…Read more…