Larry Joe Brashear

CENTRALIA — Larry Joe Brashear, 77, of Centralia, Illinois, passed away at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, November 22, 2020, at his home in Centralia, Illinois. He was born on September 24, 1943, in Nowata, Oklahoma, the son of John Wesley and Mary Frances (Jennings) Brashear.  He married Jean Copple on August 31, 1963, at Little Grove…Read more…

Shirley Joy Steinkamp

CENTRALIA —Shirley Joy Steinkamp, 68, of Centralia, Illinois, passed away on Friday, November 20, 2020, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Clayton, Missouri. She was born on October 9, 1952, in Centralia, Illinois, the daughter of Gus A. and Esther P. (Eikhoff) Steinkamp. Ms. Steinkamp is survived by her aunt, Mildred Rakers and husband…Read more…

Darren D. Featherstone

CENTRALIA — Darren D. Featherstone, 53, of Centralia, Illinois passed away November 22, 2020, at SSM Health Care St Mary’s, Centralia, IL. He was born April 5, 1967, in Centralia, the son of Dale and Janice (Edmison) Featherstone. Darren worked as a laborer. He was an avid motorcycle and 4 wheeler enthusiast. He was also…Read more…

John H. Vaughn

CENTRALIA — John H. Vaughn, 84, of Centralia, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at Salem Township Hospital in Salem, Illinois. He was born January 17, 1936, in Centralia, the son of Alvin Vaughn and Amy (Dawson) Vaughn. He married Genevie Mable Huffman in Centralia on March 17, 1956, and she survives in Centralia. In…Read more…

Lois Montoya

CENTRALIA — Lois Montoya, 73, of Centralia, passed away Friday, November 20, 2020, at 10 p.m. at her home, surrounded by her family. Lois Montoya, 73, of Centralia, passed away at 10 p.m. Friday, November 20, 2020, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born February 14, 1947, in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter…Read more…

Marie E. (Korzenewski) Tuel

GREENUP, Ill. — Marie E. (Korzenewski) Tuel passed away at 8:00 p.m. on Friday,  November 20, 2020, at Cumberland Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Greenup, IL. Born June 27, 1925, in Junction City, IL to the late Joseph and Anna Puleikis Korzenewski, she was a life-long member of Saint Lawrence Catholic Church in Sandoval where she…Read more…

Albert Lee Allen

ODIN — Albert Lee Allen, 82, of Odin, Illinois, passed away at 4:46 p.m. Friday, November 20, 2020, at Fireside House of Centralia with his loving wife by his side. He was born on August 26, 1938, in Pana, Illinois, the son of Jack and Bessie (Harlow) Allen. He married Barbara Rose Sprague on September…Read more…

Kathryn Irene Francois

CENTRALIA — Kathryn Irene Francois, 94, of Centralia, Illinois, passed away at 2:30 a.m. Saturday, November 21, 2020, at Heritage Woods in Centralia, Illinois. She was born on August 14, 1926, in Niantic, Illinois, the daughter of Frank and Helen M. (Embry) Tippit. She married Dean E. Francois, Sr., on March 29, 1944, at Saint…Read more…

Bill Cooley

CENTRALIA — Bill Cooley, 93, of Centralia, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2020, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. He was born in Advance, Missouri on November 7, 1927, to Forrest Cooley and Dollie (Blacklidge) Cooley. On July 3, 1949, he married Eulala Owen in Centralia and she preceded him in death on…Read more…

W. “Jean” Engelmeier

FLORA — W. “Jean” Engelmeier, 91, of Flora, Illinois passed away November 19, 2020, at the Flora Garden of Memories. Born April 18, 1929, in Flora, she was the daughter of Clifford E. and Ola N. (Lents) Eaton. Following high school graduation, she attended Richard Academy studying beauty culture. Following graduation, she owned Jean’s Beauty…Read more…

Rebecca Finley

MOUNT VERNON — Rebecca Finley, 66 of Mt. Vernon, Illinois passed away November 16, 2020, at her home in the care of her family. Born October 24, 1954, in Clarksburg, WV, she was the daughter of Walter and Pearl Lewis and they preceded her in death. Surviving are her children, Gale Finley of Mt. Vernon,…Read more…

Dolores Devor

CENTRALIA — Dolores Devor, 82, of Centralia, passed away November 9, 2020, at Odin HealthCare Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia, where friends may call for additional information. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting sutherlandfuneralhome.com or the Funeral Home’s Facebook page.Read more…

Chad Dustin Ramey

CENTRALIA — Chad Dustin Ramey, 48, of Centralia, passed away Saturday, November 15, 2020, at his home. Chad was born January 27, 1972, in Biloxi, Mississippi to Larry Ramey and Barbara (O’Dell) Ramey. He married his high school sweetheart and love of his life, Christina Quick, on May 13, 2006, they were together 33 years…Read more…

Marjorie Toler Allen

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Marjorie Toler Allen, of San Antonio, TX, formerly of Salem, IL passed away November 16, 2020, in San Antonio. She was born in Carbondale, Illinois July 23, 1932, to C. Gilbert and Mary Sturm Toler. She graduated from Southern Illinois University on June 13, 1954, where she was a member of…Read more…

Rev. Dennis D. Middleton

CENTRALIA — Rev. Dennis D. Middleton, 73, of Centralia, IL passed away November 16, 2020, at SSM of the Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, lovingly cared for by his family. He was born July 5, 1947, in Muncie, IN, the son of Arlo W. and Mildred (Stump) Middleton who preceded him in death. A…Read more…