William Michael “Mike” Jones

CENTRALIA — William Michael “Mike” Jones, 71, of Centralia went to be with the Lord at 11:54 a.m. Saturday, March 28, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. Mike was born June 3, 1948, in Centralia, the beloved son of Jeanne Jones and the late Edward “Sonny” F. Jones Jr. He married the love of…Read more…

Marilyn K. Jolliff

CENTRALIA — Marilyn K. Jolliff, 81, of Centralia, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020, surrounded by her loved ones in the comfort of her own home. Marilyn was born on October 17, 1938, in St Elmo, IL to Leota and Leslie Flanigan. She married Jerry Jolliff on April 5, 1959. Marilyn is survived by her…Read more…

Bentley Carter Thompson

SALEM — Bentley Carter Thompson, infant son of Levi and Johnnie (Wilkins) Thompson, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020. In addition to his parents Levi and Jonnie Thompson, he is survived by his grandparents: Tina Ferrell of Salem, John and Stephanie Wilkins of Centralia, and Sandra Hull of Centralia; two aunts: Lacey Reed and Shyann…Read more…

Glenn D. “Bud” Wilkerson, Jr.

IUKA — Glenn D. “Bud” Wilkerson, Jr., 74, of Iuka, passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born November 12, 1945, in Sandoval, he was the son of Glenn D. “Tom” Wilkerson, Sr., and Iona M. (Hart) Wilkerson who preceded him in death. A retired employee (2004) of the Iuka Community Grade…Read more…

William Joseph Woodfall

MOUNT VERNON — William Joseph Woodfall, 77 of Mt. Vernon, Illinois was called home to be with the Lord at 7:26 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at his home where he fought the good fight with cancer. He was born September 20, 1942, in Salem, Illinois to Joseph T. Woodfall and Willadene (Millican) Woodfall.…Read more…

Daniel Blaine Carter

CENTRALIA — Daniel Blaine Carter, 56, of Centralia, passed away at 9:38 a.m. Thursday, March 26, 2020, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. He was born on April 23, 1963, in Clarksville, Indiana, the son of Cecil Kenneth and Millicent Ann (Laun) Carter. Mr. Carter was a member of the Catholic Church and…Read more…

James “Jim” K. Smith

CENTRALIA — James “Jim” K. Smith, 70, of Centralia, passed away at 2:45 a.m., March 25, 2020, at Carlyle Healthcare Center following an extended illness. Jim was born October 3, 1949, in Centralia, the son of Harry M. Smith and Betty J. (McDowell) Smith Wilder. Jim is survived by his wife: Claudia (Held) Mearns Smith…Read more…

Darrell Dwight Phelps

CENTRALIA — Darrell Dwight Phelps, 93, of Centralia, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020, peacefully at his home. He was born in Centralia, son of Carroll Dwight (CD) and Juanita (Apple) Phelps. Mr. Phelps is survived by his three daughters, Malinda Claybourn and husband Mark of Centralia, Melissa Phelps of Fort Worth, Texas, and Mary…Read more…

Micah Shane True

SALEM — Micah Shane True, 44, of Salem, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at his home in Salem. Funeral arrangements of Mr. Micah Shane True are in the care of Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home at 134 South Elm Street in Centralia, Illinois, where you may call 618-532-7321 for further information. Please view the…Read more…

Lynette Lee

CENTRALIA — Lynette Lee, 53, of Centralia, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020. She was born April 24, 1966, in Breese, the daughter of Robert Jannett and Katherine (Huebner) Jannett. She married Mark Lee on September 12, 1987, and they later divorced. Lynette is survived by her daughter: Hannah Burton and husband Timothy of Centralia;…Read more…

Robert E. “Bob” Johnson

SALEM — Robert E. “Bob” Johnson, 86, of Salem passed away March 20, 2020, at his home in his family’s care. Born June 2, 1933, in Broughton, Hamilton County, Illinois, he was the son of J. Clifford and Gladys (Logsdon) Johnson who preceded him in death. Bob was owner-operator of Johnson Jewelry and Johnson’s Hallmark…Read more…

Jane Ellen Pacey

CENTRALIA — Jane Ellen Pacey, 78, of Centralia, passed away at 8:20 p.m. Friday, March 20, 2020, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond Heights, Missouri with her loving family by her side. Jane was born on September 16, 1941 in Harrisburg, Illinois, the daughter of William Leland and Beulah Marie (House) Armistead. Jane…Read more…

Virginia Lee Wilkins

KELL — Virginia Lee Wilkins, 82, of Kell, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Fireside Nursing Home in Centralia. Virginia was born January 29, 1938, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of Eugene “Gene” and Lorryne “Peg” Hinderer.  She married Louis Wilkins May 7, 1956, and he preceded her in death. Virginia is survived by…Read more…

Lynette Lee

CENTRALIA — Lynette Lee, 53, of Centralia, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, 618-532-3523, where friends may inquire for further information.Read more…

Andrea Prather

CENTRALIA — Andrea Prather, 75, of Centralia, passed away Friday, March 20, 2020, at St. Andrew’s at Francis Place in Eureka, MO. She was born September 16, 1944, in Wagoner, Oklahoma, the daughter of Carlton Geurin and Irene (Lancaster) Geurin. Andrea married Gerald “Jerry” Prather on September 7, 1963, and he preceded her in death…Read more…