• Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    Grace Coleman Barr

    Grace Coleman Barr, 90, of Pine Bluff, passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Barr was born April 10, 1928, in Marion, Kentucky, to the late Roy and Robbie Wiggington Coleman. She was reared and received her education in Marion, Kentucky. She married Donald Ray Barr on September 1, 1948 in Marion, Kentucky. They moved to Pine Bluff in 1954. Mrs. Barr worked for the Pine Bluff School District for 17 years as a Cafeteria Manager. She also worked for Jenkins Memorial Center for 5 years and retired in 1990. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Pine Bluff, where she worked in…

  • Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    Jonathan Allen

    Jonathan Allen 34, of Marion, KY. passed away August 18, 2018. The family will have a memorial visitation Friday August 24, 2018 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm at Gilbert Funeral Home. Mr. Allen is survived by his wife Amanda Allen, 3 sons Dakota Lanham, Braxton Allen, Colton Allen all of Marion, KY. , 1 half brother John Lutz of Marion, KY. , parents Paul Allen of Salem, KY. , Jeannette Lutz of Marion, KY. Mr. Allen was Preceded in death by 2 sisters.

  • Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    Ruby Rose

    Ruby Maizie (Blair) Rose was born on March 14, 1926, at Cave In Rock, Illinois, to the late Henry Harrison and Elva (Rutherford) Blair. She departed this life on August 10, 2018, at Carbondale Memorial Hospital, being at the time of her passing 92 years, 4 months and 27 days. She married Joseph Harlan (Jack) Rose on December 7, 1953. He preceded her in death on July 2, 1979. She is survived by two sons, Seba Joe Rose, Elizabethtown, Il. and Floyd Dean (Blanche) Rose, West Memphis, AR, and a daughter, Myrna Rae Mathis, Rantoul, Il. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Steve ( Tiffany) Pennell, Benton, Il., Michelle…

  • Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    Wanda Faye Guess

    Wanda Faye Guess, 75 of Marion, Kentucky passed away August 10, 2018 at Salem Spring Lake Health And Rehabilitation center, Salem, Kentucky. Mrs. Guess was survived by JR. Guess of Marion, KY. 1 Son Nelson (Tammy) Newton of Lemont, IL. , 3 daughters Leora Newton of Christopher, IL., Linda (Lonnie) Swatzell of Kodak, TN., Sue (Chris) McDonald of Marion, KY., 2 step sons Bruce (Christy) Guess of Marion, KY., Dennis (Lisa) Guess of Fredonia, KY. 2 brothers Howard and Charlie Lynch, 1 sister Kathy Schraer, 10 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mrs.Guess was preceded in death by her parents Roy and Leora Lynch, 1 brother Eddie…

  • Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    Martha E. Beavers

    Martha E Beavers (84) of Marion, Kentucky passed away Thursday August 2, 2018 at Salem Spring Lake Health And Rehab. Mrs. Beavers is survived by her husband Donald Beavers of Marion, Kentucky, 1 Sister Margaret Binkley of Lenexa, Kansas and several nieces and nephews. Mrs.Beavers was preceded in death by her parents Coy and Margaret Watson, 1 son Donald David Beavers and 1 brother Paul Watson. Mrs. Beavers was a member of Siloam Methodist Church Graveside memorial service will be held 10:00am Monday August 6, 2018 at Mapleview Cemetery with Gilbert Funeral home in charge of services.

  • Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    Larry D. McDonald

    Larry D. McDonald, 76, of Herod, IL. died 8:58 PM Monday July 30, 2018 at Hardin County Hospital in Rosiclare, IL. Larry was born December 5, 1941 in Rosiclare, IL. to Olan and Millie McDonald. Through the years Larry worked for the ambulance service, Rosiclare Fire Department, Shawnee Telephone Company and Pope County Care Center from where he retired. Larry was an active member of Honeycomb Church of God where he served as a Deacon and Sunday School teacher for many years. Larry loved attending church and loved to laugh and enjoy life. Surviving is his wife of 30 years, Thelma McDonald of Herod, IL.; brother, Terry (Carolyn) McDonald of…

  • Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    Patricia Ann Hubbard

    Patricia Ann Hubbard, 70, of Rosiclare, IL. died Saturday July 28, 2018 at Hardin County Hospital. Survivors include her daughter, Lisa D.Hubbard of Cave-In-Rock, IL.; mother, Arvetta Rose of Cave-In-Rock, IL.; sisters, Barbara English of Elizabethtown, IL. and Jeannie Marie Lobaugh of Texas; brother, Earline Hubbard of Rosiclare, IL.; 3 nephews and 3 nieces. She was preceded in death by her father, Earl Hubbard, Jr. Private memorial services will be held at a later date.

  • Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    Richard S. Small

    Richard S. Small, 83, of Marion, KY. died Thursday July 26, 2018 at his home in Marion, KY. He was a member of Marion Baptist Church, United States Army Retired, owner of Ohio River Concrete and member of the Peoples Bank Board. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Sue Small of Marion, KY.; daughter, Julie Mellecker of Broomfield, CO.; son, Stuart Allen Manley of Dunedin, FL. and grandchildren, Jill Mellecker of Broomfield, CO. and Matthew Mellecker of Ft. Collins, CO. He was preceded in death by his parents, Calvert Prentiss and Clara Maude Small. Services are scheduled for 11 AM Tuesday July 31, 2018 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion, KY.…

  • Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    Linda Sue Lozier Hampson

    Linda Sue Lozier Hampson, 60, passed away Friday June 29th, 2018 at Park Plaza Hospital in Houston Texas. Linda was preceded by her mother and father, Robert O. Lozier and Amanda R. Lozier, and sister Donna Lozier Dhooghe. Linda is survived by her husband of 12 years, Bill Hampson, her son, Ron Koenig Jr. and wife Eleni Koenig, her daughter Stephanie Koenig, a brother Robert Lozier and wife Linda Lozier, sister Deborah Lozier McCullough, seven grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and many close friends. Linda was born in Kankakee, IL. and raised in Manteno, IL., the daughter of Robert O. and Amanda Ruth Lozier on September 4th 1957. Linda had…

  • Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    Richard Cruce

    Richard Cruce, 82, of Marion, KY. died Sunday July 22, 2018 at his home in Marion, KY. He was a developer, restaurateur, business man, past president of the Crittenden County Chamber of Commerce, past president of the Jaycees, past president of West Kentucky Waterlands, member of the Kentucky National Guard, avid UK fan, lifelong supporter and coach of youth sports, master of the barbecue pits, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Betty Cruce and they celebrated their anniversary on April 26, 2018; daughter, Karen Cruce-Smith of Indiana; son, David Cruce of Henderson, KY.; brother, Gary Cruce of Marion, KY.; grandchildren, Jada Cruce…

  • Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    Willow Rose Denton Sheedy

    Willow Rose Denton Sheedy, age 5 days, of Cave-In-Rock, IL. died Friday July 20, 2018 in Hardin County, Illinois. Survivors include her mother, Haleigh Shaw of Cave-In-Rock, IL.; father, Ryan Sheedy of Carbondale, IL.; grandmother, Rene Denton of Cave-In-Rock, IL.; grandfather, John Shaw of Harrisburg, IL.; grandparents, Lynn and Greg Sheedy of Peru, IL.; great grandparents, Radian and Rosalie Denton of Cave-in-Rock, IL.; step grandmother, Julie Shaw of Harrisburg, IL. and aunt, Jessica Telford of Salem, IL. Graveside services are scheduled for 3 PM Tuesday July 24, 2018 at Peters Creek Cemetery with burial to follow.

  • Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    Carol "CR" Russell Herrin

    Carol "CR" Herrin (87) of Marion, KY. passed away Tuesday July 17, 2018 at Crittenden County Health And Rehab. Mr. Herrin was survived by 1 son Russell Herrin of Marion, KY. , 2 daughters Carolyn (Danny) Belt, Debra (Larry) Hearell both of Marion, KY., 1 brother Beverly E. Herrin of Marion, 5 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and 2 nephews. Mr.Herrin was preceded in death by his parents George and Minnie Herrin. Graveside services for Mr. Herrin will be held 10:00am Saturday July 21, 2018 at Repton Cemetery, friends may call from 5:00pm until 8:00pm Friday July 20, 2018 at Gilbert Funeral Home.

  • Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    James Randall Blackburn

    James Randall Blackburn, 51, of Marion, KY. died July 1, 2018 at his home in Marion, KY. Survivors include his children, Caleb and Haley Ladd both of Morganfield, KY., Austin Blackburn of Henderson, KY. and Tera Blackburn of Evansville, IN.; sister, Vicki Kirk of Marion, KY.; brother, Jeffrey Blackburn of Marion, KY. and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Robert and Wanda Lee Blackburn and sister, Nina Kay Blackburn. Visitation will be held from 5-8 PM Tuesday July 3, 2018 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion, KY.

  • Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    Gwynn David Holbrook

    Gwynn David Holbrook, 68, of Cary, North Carolina died on January 10, 2018 at Rex Hospital, Raleigh, North Carolina with his wife, Joyce, at his bedside. Gwynn grew up in Elizabethtown, IL. Gwynn was born on April 13, 1949 in Harrisburg, Illinois to Gwynn “Dommer” Holbrook and Vada Brittain Holbrook. Gwynn was a graduate of Rosiclare High, Rosiclare, Illinois. He later attended SIC, Harrisburg, Il and SIU, Carbondale, Illinois. After college, Gwynn served three years in the US Army and was proud to be a US Army veteran. Gwynn, a part-time inventor, held a US patent with his good friend, Bruce Hauck for a magnetic field generator and detector position…

  • Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    Gary Benton Armstrong

    Gary Benton Armstrong, 82, of Marion, KY. died Friday June 29, 2018 at Crittenden County Health and Rehab. He was a member of Glendale General Baptist Church, Marion Masonic Lodge Number 256 and a United States Army Veteran. Survivors include his wife, Charlene Armstrong of Marion, KY. and grandson, Shane Armstrong of Marion, KY.; granddaughter, Maggie Tabor of Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his parents, sons, Tony and Troy Armstrong; granddaughter, Leslie Don Armstrong; and half brother, Laddie Armstrong. Services are scheduled for 1 PM Tuesday July 3, 2018 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion, KY. with interment in Love Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 10…

  • Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    Michael Dewey Kimes

    Michael Dewey Kimes Came into this world on Wednesday, October 20, 1954 in Marks, Mississippi. Mike’s parents Lois Bernice Thompson Kimes and Dewey Kimes along with his sisters, Bonnie Kathleen and Pansy Ruth, welcomed him into their family. Five years later his little brother, Karl Wayne joined them. Mike moved with his family to Illinois when he was a child and began school in Harrisburg, Illinois. Lois and the kids welcomed Charles Gobin into their family. Charles was a loving step dad to the kids. During Mike’s lifetime, he became quite accomplished at many things, He worked as an apprentice in a heating and air conditioning company in Eldorado while…

  • Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    Harold Gilland

    Harold Gilland departed this life on June 22,2018, at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky after a prolonged battle with heart disease. At the time of his passing, he was 87 years, 9 months, and 21 days of age. Born on September 1, 1930, in Lola, Kentucky, to parents Coy Bryant Gilland (Father) and Mary Perlina (Davidson) Gilland (mother). Harold set his education aside at a young age to help shoulder responsibility of assisting in the provision of his family. Harold married Bonita “Bonnie” Belford on October 25,1954. To this union, Harold and Bonnie were blessed with the birth of three children- Harold gene, Coy, and daughter Mary Lou. Always the…

  • Cave-In-Rock,  Rosiclare

    Ida Marie Spear

    Ida Marie Spear of Harrisburg, Il. was born December 17,1953 to William (Bill) and Virginia Louise (Belt) Crider in Rosiclare, Il. Ida departed this life on June 21, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, Il. Survivors include a daughter: Misti Louise Spear (Josh Taylor); grandson: Drake Lysander Taylor; Brother: Thomas (Connie) Crider; sister: Maureena (Ray) McDonald; a dear friend Chris Gillespie and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents: Bill and Virginia Crider; Stepmother: Lillie Crider and a niece: Virginia Ruth. A celebration of life will be held for Ida date is pending. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to…