• Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    James Davis, Jr

    James Davis, Jr Shawneetown James R. Davis, Jr., age 41 of Gilbertsville, Ky but formerly of Shawneetown, passed on this life, June 3, 2019 in the Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice, Benton, KY.  James was born on the base in Fort Campbell, Ky on September 28, 1977 to James Davis, Sr and Katherine Oldham who preceded him in death in 2018. James was an Deckhand on the barge lines until getting hurt.  He loved to go yard sales and tinker, cookouts, swimming, movies but mostly being with h…

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Linda McGuire

    Linda McGuire Ridgway Linda K. (Lanier) McGuire, age 59 of Ridgway passed on this life, May 22, 2019.  Linda was born in Carmi, IL on January 12, 1960 to the late Walter and Anna (White) Lanier. She grew up in the Cottonwood community.  She graduated from Ridgway High School and furthered her education becoming a Registered Nurse. She was married to the love of her life, Dan McGuire who preceded her in death.  She worked many years in the medical field before retiring from heal…

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Matthew Rider

    Matthew Rider Shawneetown Matthew Dylan Rider, age 31, passed away, May 9, 2019, in a automobile accident.  Matt as most knew him was born in Evansville, IN on December 18, 1987 to Tony and Stephanie (Atwood) Rider.  He graduated from Gallatin County High School and then graduated with a Bachelors Degree from USI in Evansville, IN. Matt was a free spirit with kind and gentle heart.  He loved music especially from the 1970’s.  He was very creative, loved to draw, write poet…

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Amy Collins

    Amy Collins Ridgway Amy Jeanette Collins, age 57, of Ridgway, IL passed on this life, May 8, 2019 in Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, IN after an extended illness.  Amy was born in Oak Lawn, IL on May 1, 1962 to the late Louis and Geraldine Carrano.  She was married on August 20, 2010 to Thomas C. “TC” Collins who survives. Amy was a homemaker most of her life, and loved the outdoors.  One of her most enjoyable things to do was taking care of animals and especially her horses.&n…

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Ermine Clifford

    Ermine Clifford New Haven Ermine “Erma” Logan Clifford, 93 of Marion, Kentucky (formerly of New Haven, IL) passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019 at Baptist Health of Paducah after living a full life. Ermine was born on December 6, 1925 in Grayville, White County, Illinois, the second child and eldest daughter of Arnold and Fanny (Taylor) Logan. Ermine was a member of Union Ridge Presbyterian Church, Norris City, Illinois and Salem Methodist Church, Salem, Kentucky. She married Charles “Elmer”……

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Dale Heroy

    Dale Heroy West Frankfort It is with great sadness that the family of Dale Kevin Heroy of West Frankfort, IL announces his passing on April 19, 2019 at the age of 59. Dale was a traveling man, enjoyed riding his Harley and four wheelers and spending time fly fishing in area ponds. Dale was born on November 3, 1959 at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base, North Carolina. He was preceded in death by his father Captain Dewey W. Heroy, USMC (KIA, Vietnam 1969), his mother Sherry L. Ramsey 2009, Oregon …

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Robert Day, Sr.

    Robert Day, Sr. New Haven Robert Lee Day, Sr, age 72, of New Haven, IL and formerly of Harrisburg, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 21, 2019 with his wife of 51 years, Betty and his family by his side.  Robert was born in Harrisburg, IL on May 20, 1946 to the late Herman and Flossie (Dowdy) Day.  On May 20, 1967 he married the love of his life, Betty (Dowdy) Day. Robert was an electronic technician by trade and enjoyed working and tinkering with everything electronic a…

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Richard Pettyjohn

    Richard Pettyjohn New Haven Richard A. Pettyjohn, age 63 of Emma, IL passed on this life April 16, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.  Richard had put a valiant battle with Cancer.  He was born in New Haven on April 5, 1956 to the late Carl and Corean (Ledbetter) Pettyjohn.  He was married to the love of his life Connie (Sanders) Pettyjohn on Feb. 12, 1975. Richard grew up in New Haven and was always a hard worker.  He spent most of his life in the Oil Fields.&nbsp…

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Wilma Harrington

    Wilma Harrington Ridgway Wilma Imogene Ramsey Harrington, age, 101, was born at home in the Thicket Community near Omaha, Illinois on March 19, 1918.  She passed on this life, April 15, 2019 at the Wabash Christian Village in Carmi.  Her parents, Jesse Charles and Pearl Rister Ramsey preceded her in death, as did her four younger siblings; Lola Marie Field, Bernie Lee Ramsey, Charles Estel Ramsey and Genevieve Hutchison. As a young teenager she began working alongside her father on …

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Helen Jansen

    Helen Jansen Shawneetown Helen Ruth “Crickette” Jansen, age 71 of Wheatland, Indiana; but formerly of Shawneetown, passed on from this life, April 6, 2019 in Vincennes, Indiana, after an extended illness. Crickette was born in Shawneetown, IL on January 28, 1948, to the late Alva Wolf and Anna Ruth (Milligan) Wolf. She graduated from Shawneetown High School and attended Southeastern Illinois College. She had retired as a business secretary. She loved her family so much and spent most of her t…

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Anna Boulds

    Anna Boulds Ridgway Anna Margaret Boulds, age 96, lifelong and oldest Ridgway resident, passed on this life, Tuesday, April 02, 2019 in the Eldorado Nursing and Rehab Center.  Margaret as most knew her was born in Ridgway on August 20, 1922 to the late William and Julia (Keane) Zuck.  She was married to Ed Boulds on February 2, 1948.  Ed preceded her in death in 2002. Margaret was devoted member of the St. Kateri Catholic Church in Ridgway and a member of the Altar Society.&nbs…

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    William Smith

    William Smith William  Eugene  Smith, age 94, passed on this life peacefully on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 in the Friendship Manor Nursing Home in Nashville, IL  Bill as most knew him, was born in Ridgway on January 26, 1925 to the late James and Orpha (Dillard) Smith.   He was married first to Tillie (Browning) Smith of New Haven and she preceded him in death in 2010, he then married Kathleen Keasler McCaleb who preceded him in 2017.  He was an owner operator in Ap…

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    James Clark

    James Clark Shawneetown James C. Clark, age 70, of Carmi but longtime Ridgway resident died at his home in Carmi, February 3, 2019, his birthday after an extended illness.  James was born in Eldorado, IL on February 3, 1948 to the late Dean and Lorraine (Endicott) Clark.  James attended Ridgway High School where he graduated.  He was married to the former Deborah (Holmes) Clark on October 27, 2000.  He had worked many jobs in his life but had recently retired after 12 year…

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Michael Wright

    Michael Wright Harrisburg Michael D. “Mike” Wright, age 60 resident of Gallatin Manor but formerly of Harrisburg, passed on peacefully on March 2, 2019 surrounded by his family.  Mike as most knew him was born in Elgin, IL on May 8, 1958 to the late Harold and Wanda (Brown) Wright.   Mike had worked as Truck Driver, on Tow Boats and general labor.  He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and camping. He loved western movies, motorcycles and just enjoyed life.   H…

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Paul Bauer

    Paul Bauer Zephyrhills, Florida Paul R. Bauer, 77, of Zephyrhills, Florida passed peacefully on February 16, 2019 at Rucki Hospice Center of Florida in Zephyrhills, Florida (Gulfside Hospice and Pasco Palliative Care) surrounded by his family.  Born in Mt. Vernon, Indiana on September 5, 1941 to the late Frankie and Reba (Sexton) Bauer, he formerly resided in New Haven, Illinois, Lakeland, Florida and Riverview, Florida.   On November 15, 1959 he married his high school sweetheart, …

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Edith Kisner

    Edith Kisner New Haven Edith V. Kisner, age 59 of New Haven passed on peacefully on March 4, 2019 in Belleville Memorial Hospital.  Edith was born in New Haven, IL on November 2, 1959 to the late William and Doris Jean Clifford.  On June 1, 1983 she married David Kisner who survives.  She worked in factories and was a homemaker. She was a Christian.  She used to love to fish and be outside and play games.  She was a wonderful wife, mother and friend and will be missed…

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Anna Walker

    Anna Walker Shawneetown Anna Vee Walker, age 83 longtime Shawneetown resident, passed on peacefully, February 26, 2019 in the Wabash Christian Village in Carmi.  Anna was born in Cave In Rock, IL on August 29, 1935 to the late Alva and Anna (Milligan) Wolf.  Anna was a faithful member of the Church of God in Shawneetown.  She was a homemaker most of her life, always taking care of her family.  She was actual called the Caretaker of her entire family.  she loved to Gar…

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Alice Barker-West

    Alice Barker-West Shawneetown Alice Jewell West, age 95 of Shawneetown passed on this life, January 23, 2019 in the Eldorado Nursing and Rehab.  Alice was born in Ridgway on September 14, 1923.  She had worked as a CNA but mostly a homemaker for her children. Alice loved flowers, gardening, watching the birds but mostly loved her family.  She was the happiest when she was with them.  She always had a smile for you and will be so missed by children and grandchildren Alice i…

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Judith Atkins

    Judith Atkins Ridgway Judith A. Atkins, age 77 of Ridgway passed on this life, February 22, 2019 in the Wabash Christian Village in Carmi.  Judy as most knew her was born in Evansville, IN on August 24, 1941 to the late Phillip and Aileen (Abell) Ande.  She graduated from Ridgway High School and then furthered her education becoming a Licensed Cosmetologist.  On October 24, 1964 she married her love, Ed Atkins who preceded her in death in 2016. Judy worked hard all of her life,…

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Eva Dennison

    Eva Dennison Ridgway Eva Alice Dennison, age 95 longtime Ridgway resident, passed on peacefully this life, February 14, 2019 at her home, surrounded by her family.  Eva was born near Fairfield, IL on August 25, 1923 to the late Clarence and Ora (Mayberry) Williams.  On August 16, 1952 she married Charles “Kayo” Dennison who preceded her in death in 1992. Eva was a member of the Ridgway First Baptist Church.  She loved to be outside especially doing yard work and in the garden.&…

  • Ridgway,  Shawneetown

    Larry Walters

    Larry Walters Perryville Missouri Larry John Walters, age 71 of Perryville, MO and formerly of Gallatin County passed on this life, February 13, 2019 in the Riverview Nursing Hom at the Park in St. Genevieve, MO after an extended illness.  Larry was born in Eldorado on August 4, 1947 to the late John W. & Velma D. (Cox) Walters.  He graduated from Equality High School. He then furthered his education becoming an Registered Nurse working many years in Paducah and St. Louis. …