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Joanna Hampton

 

Robbye Joanna Hampton, 87, of Carterville, died Friday, October 10, 2014, at Shawnee Christian Nursing Center in Herrin. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 18, 2014, at the First Presbyterian Church, 822 W. Grand Avenue, in Carterville, with Pastors Mel Bower Jr. and Jeff Wiggs officiating. Burial will be in Willowrest Cemetery in Carterville. Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m., Friday, October 17, 2014, Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville and also from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, 204 Halfway Road, Marion, IL 62959, Hampton Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 1, Carterville, IL 62918, or to the First Presbyterian Church, 822 W. Grand Avenue, Carterville, IL 62918. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home. Joanna was born on February 7, 1927, in Carterville, to Dwight H. and Ione (Bauman) Busch. She married Jack Dean Hampton on January 3, 1947, in Hernando, Mississippi, and he preceded her in death on October 3, 2008. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis and Dana Hampton of Salem and David and Barbara Hampton of Carterville; grandchildren and their spouses, Shawn and Marcee Hampton of Kennewick, Wash., Amanda Hampton of Indianapolis, Ind. and Rebecca and Matthew Martorello of Dorado, Puerto Rico; great-grandchildren, Kaylin, Jaeden and Grayson Hampton, all of Kennewick, Wash.; brother and sister-in-law, Daryle and Jeri Busch of Lawrence, Kan.; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Burke and Mae Hampton of Johnston City, Tenn., Wanda Mae Poole of Ponca City, Fla. and Bill and Shirley Hampton of California; Uncle Bill Busch of Tacoma, Wash., and cherished nieces and nephews. Joanna was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and granddaughter, Kathryn Michelle Hampton. She was a lifelong resident of Carterville. Joanna graduated from Carterville High School in 1945. She earned a Bachelor of Science in education from Southern Illinois University in June of 1962, and then a Master of Science with a major in mathematics and minor in Russian in June of 1965. Joanna was passionate about education and teaching others. She began teaching mathematics at SIU in 1967 and retired in 1987 as an Associate Professor. Joanna was a devoted member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was recognized for her work in compiling pictures and biographical information on Carterville WWII Veterans. She was also a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Carterville.Throughout her retirement years, Joanna researched genealogy and leaves behind a comprehensive record of family heritage. Joanna will be remembered for her chocolate cake, chocolate chip cookies, fried chicken, customized sweat-shirts, seamstress skills, successful Muskie hunting and an unshakable love of purple.

 

 

 

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James A. Belt Jr. 


 

James Adrian Belt Jr., 75, of Carterville and formerly of Cave-In-Rock, died Sunday, October 12, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville, with the Rev. Donnie Colson officiating. Burial will be in Cave Hill Cemetery in Cave-In-Rock. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, 204 Halfway Road, Marion, IL 62959 or to the American Cancer Society, 4503 W. DeYoung Street, Ste. 200 C, Marion, IL 62959. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home. James was born on November 30, 1938, in Harrisburg, to Virginia Opal (McDowell) and James Adrian Belt Sr. He is survived by his sister, Virginia Scott Maerker of Murphysboro; brother, Richard Henry Belt of Bull Shoals, Ark.; step-daughter, Jill Jones; niece, Cindy Scott Jones; and nephews, Douglas K. Scott, Mark A. Scott, Richard Kevin Belt, and Kent A. Belt. James was preceded in death by his parents. He honorably served our country in the U.S. Army. James retired in 2001, after more than 30 years of service with SIU. He began his long career at Southern starting in the Bursar’s office. From that position, he became the assistant to the Vice President of Financial Affairs and at the time of his retirement he was the administrator of the computer and telephone systems for the University. He enjoyed fishing. 

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Emilie F. Harmon 

 

Emilie F. Harmon, 80, of Carterville, died Friday, October 10, 2014, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville, with Pastor Ben Powers officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home. Emilie was born on May 29, 1934, in Stobrücken, Germany, to Heinrich and Emilie (Nieder) Wagner.

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Jean Hall

 

Jean Hall, 75, of Carterville, died Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at her home. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, October 11, 2014, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville, with Pastor Mike Williams officiating. A private burial will be held later. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, at the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 135, Carterville, IL 62918.  Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home. Jean was born on September 28, 1939, in Carbondale, to John Hastie Jr. and Elinor (Lowery) Hastie. She married James R. “Birdie” Hall on September 12, 1964, in Chester. She is survived by her loving husband, Jim Hall of Carterville, sons and daughter-in-law, Mike and Molly Hall of St. Charles, Mo. and John Hall and Amanda Rush of Carbondale; grandsons, Owen, Charlie and Eathan Hall; sister, Jane Beltz of Energy; and several cousins. Jean was preceded in death by her parents, John Hastie Jr. and Elinor Hastie, and sister, Judy Hastie. She was a secretary at Olin Matheson for many years. Jean was a graduate of Carterville High School. After high school, she continued her studies at VTI, now known as SIU. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Carterville. Jean enjoyed sewing and just being on the “farm” with her family and grandkids.

 


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Rex Allen Jeralds

 

Rex Allen Jeralds, 79, of Carterville, died Saturday, October 4, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family. Private family services will be held at a later date. Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville is in charge of arrangements. Rex was born on December 4, 1934, in Hafer, to Burke and Daisy Mae (Campbell) Jeralds. He married Loretta Jeanne Beltz on August 30, 1953, in Carterville, and she preceded him in death on September 14, 2013. He is survived by his children and their spouses, Cyndi and Bob Stucker of Bristol, Tenn. and formerly of Carterville, Wendle Jeralds of St. Louis, Monty and Sherri Jeralds of Carterville, Lisa and Cecil Bradley of Marion, and Greg Jeralds of Carterville; grandchildren, Matthew Geistdorfer of Carterville, Pastor Jarrod Geistdorfer and his wife, Dorie, of Lansdale, Pa., Amanda Bradley of Shreveport, La., Josh Jeralds, Sean Jeralds and his fiancée, Natalie Ridgway, Ashleigh Stucker and Thomas Holland, all of Carterville, and Dakota and Coleton Jeralds, both of Johnston City; and five great- grandchildren, Alex and Avery Geistdorfer, Jodie Whitt, Bentley Stucker and Corbin Holland. Rex was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Gladys Ione Leeper; and brothers, Clell J. “C.J.”, Charles, Clifton, and Frank Jeralds. He worked at Norge for 24 years on the production line. After that time, Rex served as the custodian for First Baptist Church in Carterville from 1990 until 2002. In addition, he had worked as a home repairman for over 30 years. Rex also served on the rescue squad and as a volunteer firefighter for Carterville for many years. He loved to be outdoors taking care of his yard or fishing on the lake. Memorials contributions may be made to the Carmi Baptist Children’s Home, 949 County Road 1300 North, Carmi, IL 62821.

 

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Zudora Hadfield

 

Zudora Hadfield, 99, of Marion, died Saturday, October 4, 2014, at Shawnee Christian Nursing Center in Herrin. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville, with Pastor Brian Summers officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Carterville. Visitation will be from noon until 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home. The family requests memorial contributions may be made to Shawnee Christian Nursing Center, 1901 N. 13th Street, Herrin, IL 62948. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home. Zudora was born on December 15, 1914, in Carterville, to John and Ida (Crain) Hutton. She married Wilbur "Bill" Hadfield on January 1, 1935, in Anna, and he preceded her in death in May 1977. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Marilyn Hadfield of Niceville, Fla.; daughter, Sandra Soper of Marion; grandchildren and their spouses, Sharon and Ted Connelly of Lafayette, La., Laurie and Alphonso Amaya of Destin, Fla., Jeff and Donna Byers of Plattsburgh, N.Y., Lisa and Chet Zaremba of Averill Park, N.Y., and Jon and Lisa Byers of Brownsburg, Ind,; and ten great-grandchildren. Zudora was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Amanda Moore; and brother, William "Huttie" Hutton. She was a very active member of First Baptist Church in Marion where she was part of the Joy Singers. Zudora was also a member of the Marion Women's Club. She retired in 1976, after many years of service as a lab technician from Mines and Minerals in West Frankfort and Benton. Following her retirement, Zudora remained active and continued to work in medical records and served as a volunteer at Marion Memorial Hospital for many years.


 

 

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Chris Groves 

 

William Christopher Groves, 51, of Carbondale, died Friday, September 26, 2014, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville, with Brother Merle Macke officiating. Burial will be in DeSoto City Cemetery with military rites performed by the Murphysboro Paul Stout American Legion Post #127. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home. Chris was born on March 4, 1963, in Carbondale, to William Crandle and Carol Irene (Cox) Groves. He was baptized in Christ in 1981, at Knoff Bend Chruch.  He married Jacquline “Jackie” Vinyard on July 27, 1990, in Carmi. He is survived by his loving wife, Jackie Groves of Carbondale; parents, Crandle and Carol Groves of Carbondale; children and their spouses, Adam Groves and Joshua Groves, both of Carbondale, Angela Stahl of Tennessee, Amber and Jeff Barringer and Megan and Elias Lucas, all of Columbia, Mo.; grandchildren, Warrick Groves, Kaylea Stahl and Jocelyn Lucas; sister, Candace Molta of Micco, Fla.; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and numerous friends. Chris was preceded in death by his son, Justin Stahl. He honorably served our country in the U.S. Air Force where he served 2 terms before joining the Indiana Air Guard. Chris was a jet engine mechanic with the Indiana Air Guard where he completed 21 years of service to our grateful nation.  Chris had worked at Siemens Telecommunications for many years. He was currently employed at Bart Transport where he was a Limo Van Driver. He enjoyed going fishing, bowling and listening to the radio. Most of all, Chris was a family man who loved his family dearly. He will be greatly missed.  

 

 

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Marian "Maw" Evans

 

Marian "Maw" R. Evans, 69, of Carterville, passed away on Saturday, September 13, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville, with the Rev. R.H. Chitwood officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Carterville. Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, 204 Halfway Road, Marion, IL 62959. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home. Marian was born on October 5, 1944, in Herrin, to Herschel and Imogene (Flora) Fulgham. She married James Lonnie Evans on June 1, 1962, in Carterville; and he preceded her in death on August 22, 2006. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Mary Jane and Craig Fuller of Carterville; grandchildren and their spouses, Ashley Marie and Matt Murphy of Marion and Derrik James and Ashley Liddell of Carterville; great-grandchildren, Braxton James Liddell and Kinlee Nichole Liddell; brother and sister-in-law, Gene and Linda Fulgham of Carterville; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Donald and Betty Evans of Carterville; special caregivers, Shirley White and Iris Glover, both of Carterville; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and her beloved dog, Toby. Marian was preceded in death by her parents; husband; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Lola Ethel and James Evans; and nephew, Jimmy Evans. She is most affectionately remembered for her 25 year run as as a school bus driver for Carterville Unit 5. Formerly, Marian had worked for 10 years at NBTY. Marian was a member of the Rebekah's Lodge. She had an affinity for quilts and loved collecting them along with other antiques. Marian also enjoyed crocheting but was most known for her cooking and baking skills especially during Christmas time. She liked to have fun and play pranks on family, friends and even co-workers. Marian loved and cherished spending time with her grandkids and great-grandkids, who affectionately called her "Maw". The family would like to express their thanks to Dr. Rao and her staff, Dr. Kao and his staff, the 4th Floor Medical Nurses, and Hospice of Southern Illinois for all of their wonderful care and support during Marian's illness.

 

 

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Lorri A. Holtrop

Lorri A. Holtrop, 50, of Cambria, was called home on Monday, September 8, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 11, 2014, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville, with the Rev. R.H. Chitwood officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, 204 Halfway Road, Marion, IL 62959. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home. Lorri was born on June 26, 1964, in Decatur, to Robert and Shirley (Tyner) Grigsby. She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Nicole and Levi Lacy of Hurst and Jordyn Holtrop and her boyfriend, Josh Marcotte of Carbondale; son, Brandon Roland and his girlfriend, Tiffany Dearing of Herrin; granddaughters, Lexis Lacy, Savanah Knoob, Izabella Roland, and Addyson Roland; sisters and brother-in-law, Delene Ashby of Cambria and Cheryl and Alan Clayton of Vienna; brother, Kevin Grigsby of Energy; nephews, Tim and Kaleigh Crum, Alex Loyd, Zach Loyd, and Jace Ennis; and several great nieces and nephews. Lorri was preceded in death by her mother, Shirley Grigsby; father, Robert Grigsby; sister, Judi Peters; grandmother, Eloise Grigsby; and granddaughter, Madyson Lacy. She was a hardworking woman who was not only loved by her family, but also her work family at the Murphysboro Rural King, where she was the store manager. Lorri spent many years bartending at many different establishments and made many friends over the years that have remained very dear to her heart. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, and will be dearly missed. Lorri cherished her family. Her grandkids meant the world to her. She was a wonderful mother who taught her kids how to truly love and be loved. Lorri's love knew no bounds and the love she gave out was often returned to her when she needed it the most.

 

 

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Charles "Red" E. Meadows

 

Charles “Red” Everett Meadows, 76, of Christopher, died Monday, September 8, 2014, at Helia Healthcare in Benton. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 11, 2014, in Hillcrest Cemetery in Carterville, with the Rev. Eric Evans officiating. Military rites will be performed by the Herrin V.F.W. and the American Legion Post and the Army National Guard. Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4503 W. DeYoung Street, Suite 200C, Marion, IL 62959. Charles was born on August 25, 1938, in Royalton, to John and Lillie (Sanders) Meadows. He married Barbara Ann “Granny” Allen on July 30, 1960, in Carterville, and she preceded him in death on February 22, 2004.  He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Marsha Meadows of Pinckneyville; grandchildren, Austin George and David Niemeyer, both of Pinckneyville, Alecia McDonough of Benton, Nikkie Frampton of Texas, and Johnathan Sargent of Benton; great-grandson, Jaxton McDonough; sisters and brother-in-law, Claudie McGhee and Marlene and Archie Williams, all of Cleburne; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Frank Meadows and Allen and Madeline Meadows, all of Mulkeytown, and John and Phyllis Meadows of Carbondale. Charles was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Barbara Meadows. He honorably served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Charles was the grounds keeper for several years at Rend Lake Golf Course. He had previously worked for the City of Carterville in the Street and Cemetery Departments and at Flexible Flyer in DuQuoin. He enjoyed being outdoors fishing, working on cars and spending time gardening. Charles was a kind and generous man who truly loved his family. He will be dearly missed.

 

 

 

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Delores J. Perkins

 

 

 

Delores Jean Perkins, 58, of Cambria, went home on September 7, 2014, from Forrest City Medical Center in Forrest City, Arkansas. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 11, 2014, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville, with Pastor Bob Wynn officiating. Burial will be in Willowrest Cemetery in Carterville. Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at the funeral home. To honor Delores’ compassion towards others, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Delores was born on July 4, 1956, in Murphysboro, to William and Eula (Qualls) Bastien. She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Raeona McCalla of Carterville and Rachel and Brandon Amaro of Cambria; son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Heather McCalla of Carterville; grandchildren, Jordan and Devon Gaston, William and Kendall McCalla, and Rudy and Eli Amaro; the father of her children, Cliff McCalla; sisters and brothers-in-law, Sharon and Gerald Hartline of Murphysboro, Marilyn Ridings of Marion, Carolyn and Cecil Clover of Vergennes, and Sandra and Fred Stroud of Carterville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert Bastien of Arkansas, Gib and Linda Bastien of Murphysboro, Michael and Donna Bastien of Cambria, Donald and Becky of Colt, Ark., and Terry and Angie Bastien of Ark.; brother-in-law, Harlan Fager of Washington, Ill.; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Delores was preceded in death by her parents and sisters, Beverly Fager, Debra Rains and Donna Henry. For 15 years, she had worked at both the Carbondale and Marion Wal-Marts. Delores was a member of Love and Truth Church in Crainville. She was a Christian woman who loved Jesus and would show those qualities to others by lending a helping hand to those in need and volunteering at the House of Hope and Golden Goodies. She was a loving mother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend, but to her grandkids, she was fondly known as “memaw”. Delores will be dearly missed.

 “If we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord; so then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s.” Romans 14:8

 


 

 

 

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Noelle F. Riggs

 

Noelle F. Riggs, 73, of Marion and formerly of Carterville, died Sunday, September 7, 2014, at Marion Rehab and Nursing Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville, with the Rev. Brad Harlow officiating. Burial will be in Carterville City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the family and will be accepted at the funeral home. Noelle was born on January 22, 1941, in Mace, France, to Artheme and Marie Louise (Michel) Mallet. She married Michael Thomas Riggs on March 1, 1969, Germany, and he preceded her in death on April 25, 1980. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Charlene and Carl Jarvis of Carterville; grandchildren, Patrick Thomas Jarvis of Station, Colo. and Kristina Lynn and Curtis Miller of Ina, Ill.; and mother, Marie Mallet of France. Noelle was preceded in death by her father; husband; son, Patrick Mallet; and grandson, Bruce Lee Jarvis. She worked as a cleaning lady for many families in the area. Noelle also served food to those in Carterville through the Williamson County Department on Aging and for WCAP in the daycare department. Noelle was very active in her community. She belonged to the Carterville Women’s Club, Royal Neighbors, served Meals on Wheels to those in Carterville, and sang to the residents at Mattingly Nursing Home. She enjoyed doing jig-saw puzzles and word searches. If you knew Noelle, you knew her love of Elvis. She will be dearly missed.

 


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Rae Clark

 

Rae Clark, 60, of Carterville, died Friday, September 5, 2014, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, September 7, 2014, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville, with the Rev. Richard Reed officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Carterville. Visitation will be from noon to 2:30 p.m., Sunday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4503 W. DeYoung Street, Suite 200C, Marion, IL 62959. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home. Rae was born on May 25, 1954, in Herrin, to Earl and Juanita (Walker) Russell. She married James P. Clark on Dec. 14, 1984, in Carterville. She is survived by her loving husband, Jim Clark of Carterville; mother, Juanita Russell of Carterville; son, Luther “Buddy” Stuthers of Carbondale; daughter and son-in-law, Carol Ann and Travis Short of Creal Springs; grandchildren, Randy and Mary Ann Phillips of Carterville, James Ian Clark of Creal Springs, and Kayla Stuthers, Kaitlyn Stuthers, Gabe Stuthers, and Savannah Stuthers, all of Carterville; sister, Kay Russell of St. Louis; sister-in-law, Mary Alice Russell of Woodlawn; nieces, Beth (Russell)  and Dale Ethridge of Woodlawn and Shelia and Brad Owens of Coopersburg, Pa.; and special friend, Marcie Carrier of Carterville. Rae was preceded in death by her father, Earl Russell and brother, Larry Russell. She was currently working at SIU as an accountant in the Forestry Department. Rae had previously been an accountant at Olin Industries. She was a member of Crainville Baptist Church. Rae enjoyed scrapbooking, making crafts and going fishing. Most of all, she cherished spending time caring for her family, especially her grandchildren. Rae will be dearly missed.

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Mary Alice McCoy 

 

Carterville - Mary Alice McCoy, 81, of Carterville, died Monday, September 1, 2014, at Herrin Hospital, surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 5, 2014, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville, with the Rev. Jeff Gee officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Carterville. Visitation will be from noon to 2:00 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the family and will be accepted at the funeral home. Mary Alice was born on May 2, 1933, in Elkville, to Luther and Emma Miller. She is survived by her daughter, Tonya Kay Dodson of Carterville; son, Randy McCoy of Carterville; grandchildren, Casey and Ryan Kurtz of Summerfield, Fla., Kyle Dodson of Carterville, Cheyenne McCoy of Crab Orchard, Johnny Dodson of Herrin, Ashley and Adrian Olsen of Herrin, Kevin Dodson of Carterville, and Yolandia and Eric Crow of Texas; great-grandchildren, Trenton, Taylor and Trinity Kurtz, Tyler Dodson, Avery Dodson, Brianna, Faith, and Nathan Sampson, and Andrew Crow. Mary Alice was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Lonnie Miller. She retired from J.C. Penny’s, after 25 years of service of working in the men’s department. In her earlier years, Mary Alice had worked at Allen Industries. Mary Alice was a member of the Hafer Baptist Church. She enjoyed doing word searches and puzzle books; playing card games with ‘skip-bo’ being her favorite; and working around her house. Mary Alice was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan, always tuning in to root them on. She loved NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt Jr. as well.


 

 

 

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The Southern Obituaries

2014 ARCHIVES
January
01/03 - Lillian Ruth Corgan
01/06 - Barbara Jane Emery
01/09 - Larry L. Corley
01/12 - Betty Ann Samuel
01/13 - William "Moon" F. Mullins 
01/15 - Catherine Frost 
01/16 - Sally Jo Mann 
01/19 - Justin "Tony" Johnson-Stewart 
01/20 - Jeffery E. Evans 
01/30 - Alan Harris 

July

07/01 - Cleotis Eveland
07/04 - Jay Douglas Meyer
07/05 - Cotton Samuel 
07/10 - Ruth "Ruthie" Ann Williams-Halley 
07/14 - Virginia Lee Armstrong
07/14 - Mabel J. Rice 
07/19 - Darl A. Keehler
07/27 - Helen Waldron-Rowatt
07/27 - Ernie Reynolds 

February

02/04 - Linda "Susie" Horn

02/05 - Verta Mae Bogard 

02/06 - Lawrence "Larry" E. Daly 

02/09 - Renee Isaacs-Cook 

02/14 - Vera Ruth Tottleben 

02/20 - Leroy Robinson 

02/28 - Mary Ann Wood

02/28 - Sandy K. Emery 

August

08/02 - Naomi Collier
08/10 - Helen Gore Williams
08/26 - Michael Drake 
08/26 - Bill H. Palmer 
 

March

03/03 - Shirley Ann Robinson

03/05 - Geraldine "Gerry" Loftis

03/13 - Shirley A. Burroughs 

03/17 - Eileen W. Bleyer 

03/21 - Teddy "Ted" L. Hatley Sr. 

September

09/01 - Mary Alice McCoy
09/05 - Rae Clark 
09/07 - Noelle F. Riggs 
09/07 - Delores J. Perkins 
09/08 - Charles "Red" E. Meadows
09/08 - Lorri A. Holtrop 
09/13 - Marian "Maw" Evans
09/26 - Chris Groves 

April

04/03 - Emma Colp Davis

04/03 - Fred Ray Falmier 

04/04 - Lawanda "Lou" L. Jacquot 

04/12 - Doris Jean McMillan

04/15 - Donald "Donnie" E. Underwood 

04/21 - Laura Weller

04/22 - Gipsey Jean Hicks 

04/27 - Dewey Lee O'Daniell 

 

October

10/04 - Zudora Hadfield

10/04 - Rex Allen Jeralds

10/08 - Jean Hall 

10/10 - Emilie F. Harmon

10/10 - Joanna Hampton

10/12 - James A Belt Jr. 

May

05/03 - Christie A. Meade

05/04 - Charles L. Hogg Sr.

05/18 - Dorothy Mae Henderson

05/21 - Dan Tregoning

05/22 - Leroy Palmer 

05/24 - Harry Dean Collins Jr.

05/28 - Robert "Bobby" Peterson 

November

 
June

06/04 - Pastor Russell Warner

06/04 - Madalea "Dube" Armiger

06/04 - William J. Stubblefield 

06/17 - Betty Jane "Bjay" Wick 

06/28 - Juanita "Peggy" Trout 

06/29 - Frances Tregoning 

06/29 - Amy Marie Norton 

December