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    Terry Glenn Armes of West Frankfort, Illinois, October 15, 1957 – April 19, 2019

    Terry Glenn Armes   Terry Glenn Armes, 61, of West Frankfort, passed away at 9:27 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2019 at the Franklin Hospital in Benton. He was born October 15, 1957 in Benton to Herbert B. and Shirley (Crawford) Armes. He married Mary Kaczmarek.   Survivors include his wife, Mary Armes of West Frankfort; son, Brian Armes of West Frankfort; daughter, Amanda Armes of Zeigler; granddaughter, Anne-Marie Armes; his mother, Shirley Armes of West Frankfort; a brother, Kerry (Jackie) Armes of Salem; sister, Jennifer (Mark) Ross of Tunnel Hill; aunts, Jean Crawford and Doris Crawford and several uncles.   He was preceded in death by his Father.   He…

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    Ella-Margaret (Peaches) Lee of Benton, Illinois, January 30, 1924 – April 10, 2019

    Ella-Margaret (Peaches) Lee Ella-Margaret (Peaches) Lee, 95, of West Frankfort, Illinois passed away Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 at Herrin Hospital in Herrin, Illinois. She was born January 30, 1924 to Wilbur and LaRue (Dempsey) McCrary. She married Edward Lee on March 10th, 1940 in Missouri. Survivors include her three children Michael (Cheri) Lee, Patricia (James) Fowler, and Margaret (Lewis) Russell. Sixteen grandchildren; Michael Lee II, Beth Ann (Rodney) Wilson, Michelle (Rob) Marchand, Gregory Lee, Jama Fowler, David (Andrea) Fowler, Kristen (Ron) Stiles, Patrick (Lyndsey) Fowler, Nancy Fowler, Matthew (Trisha Buck) Fowler, Richard (Dawn) Russell, Edward (Melissa) Russell, Jonathon (Kristin) Russell, Margaret (Tim) Embody, Christina (Shawn) Freeman and Laura (Allen) Owens,…

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    Dennis Michael Williams of West Frankfort, Illinois, October 10, 1947 – April 7, 2019

    Dennis Michael Williams      Dennis Michael Williams of West Frankfort, 71, rose on eagles’ wings into the loving arms of Jesus, his Savior when He called his name on April 7th, 2019. Denny was born October 10, 1947, in Detroit, MI to West Frankfort natives David Earl and Margret (Lawrence) Williams. He was married to Deborah Karene (Johnson) Williams on November 2, 1991, she survives.      He is also survived by his children: Mellissa Ellis of Nashville, TN, Miles (Sarah) Williams of Savoy, IL, Bryan (Rachel) Williams of St. Louis, MO; two grandchildren: Quentin Bush and Chloe Bush of Clermont, FL; one sister: Karen (Earl) Buffington of Eddyville, KY; two…

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    Clara Mae Tadlock Sullivan of West Frankfort, Illinois, March 20, 1932 – April 2, 2019

    Clara Mae Tadlock Sullivan Clara Mae Tadlock Sullivan, 87, of West Frankfort, passed away at 8:17 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at the Villas of Holly Brook in Carterville. She was born March 20, 1932 to Virgil and Gladys (Trotter) Britton. She married Bill Sullivan on May 4, 2001 in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. Survivors include her husband, Bill Sullivan; a daughter, Vicki (Steve) Rowland of Mulkeytown; step son, Kevin (Carrie) Sullivan; five grandchildren, Kimberly (Rick) Rowland, Trent (Hayley) Hudgens, JoLyn Hilliard and Rick Sullivan and Leslie Sullivan and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, George Tadlock; daughter, Debbie Tadlock in…

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    Charles Edward Wallace Jr. of Tamms, Illinois, October 10, 1952 – March 30, 2019

    Charles Edward Wallace Jr. Charles Edward Wallace Jr., 66, of Tamms, passed away at 8:16 a.m. Saturday, March 30, 2019 at his residence. He was born October 10, 1952 in Herrin to Charles Edward Wallace Sr. and Leda Jane (Watkins) Wallace. Survivors include his wife, Gwyn Wallace of Tamms; two sons, Robert D. (Jane) Hart of Houston, Texas and Charles E. (Nicole) Wallace III of Dongola; a daughter, Korena F. Wallace of Illinois; six grandchildren; two brothers, Lester (Mryna) Wallace of Elco and Clint (Lisa) Wallace of DuQuoin; two sisters, Marie Howe of Chicago and Charlotte (Chuck) Larson of Cobden. He was preceded in death by his parents and two…

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    JoLynn Carter of West Frankfort, Illinois, August 31, 1945 – March 25, 2019

    JoLynn Carter JoLynn Carter, 73, of West Frankfort, passed away at 7:30 a.m. Monday, March 25, 2019 in the Herrin Hospital. She was born August 31, 1945 in West Frankfort to Ralph W. and Jean (Wilson) Giles. Survivors include her daughter, Tyra Stein of West Frankfort; granddaughter, Kara Stein of West Frankfort; a brother, Michael Giles of West Frankfort and a cousin, Carol (Marvin) Wilson of Thompsonville. She was preceded in death by her parents. JoLynn was a member of the Calvary Bible Church and frequently attended Trinity Full Gospel Church both in West Frankfort. She was a office clerk for many years at several local hospitals. Funeral services will…

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    Richard McLain of West Frankfort, Illinois, July 4, 1931 – March 8, 2019

    Richard McLain Richard McLain, 87, of West Frankfort passed away at 9:03 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2019 at his residence. He was born July 4, 1931 in West Frankfort to Delbert and Thelma (Springer) McLain. He married Dorothy (Menees) McLain on May 20, 1955 in West Frankfort and she preceded him in death on May 1, 2012. Survivors include two sons, Keith McLain and companion, Pam Harris of West Frankfort and Bruce (Gail) McLain of Tucson, Arizona; grandchildren, Daniel McLain of Tuscon, Arizona, Sandra (Shawn) Parks of Jefferson City, Missouri; 2 brothers, Ron (Sidney) McLain of West Frankfort and Mike McLain of Lake of Egypt and by 1 niece and…

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    Jason Eric Aldridge of West Frankfort, Illinois, January 23, 1970 – March 10, 2019

    Jason Eric Aldridge Jason Eric Aldridge, 49, of West Frankfort, passed away at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, March 10, 2019 at the Franklin Hospital in Benton. He was born January 23, 1970 in West Frankfort the beloved son of Cheryl (Moore) Aldridge and Bennie and stepmother, Brenda Aldridge. He is survived not only by his parents and stepmother, but by his sister, Michele Alexander of Little Rock, AR.; and by nephews, Sean and Seth and by a niece, Rachel; maternal grandmother, Marcella Burton of West Frankfort; aunt Miki Melvin and cousin, Greg (Anne) Melvin. Jason was preceded in death by his brother, Jeff Aldridge on February 2, 2011 by his maternal…

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    Sarah Edna Summers of Thompsonville, Illinois, July 31, 1920 – March 6, 2019

    Sarah Edna Summers Sarah Edna Summers, 98, of Thompsonville passed away at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at the Westside Care Center in West Frankfort. She was born July 31, 1920 in Hamilton County, Illinois to John Warden Henry Dial and Rhoda Belle (Garvin) Dial. She was one of twelve children. On August 11, 1945 Edna married Oren Summers together they raised four children on the family farm. She is survived by her children, Sheila Garfat of Sherman, Illinois, Noel (Nancy) Summers of West Frankfort, Pamela Richards, Tim (Dana) Summers all of Thompsonville; eleven grandchildren, Rick (Linda) Garfat, Sue (Nick) Traina, Chris (Joni) Garfat, Stacy (Stacey) Grimes, Hayley (Tracey)…

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    Ruby Ledbetter Johns of West Frankfort, Illinois, May 31, 1940 – March 2, 2019

    Ruby Ledbetter Johns Ruby Ledbetter Johns, 78, of West Frankfort passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 in the St. Louis University Hospital. She born May 31, 1940 in Orient to William and Nettie (Filkins) Shelton. Survivors include her husband, Clinton Johns of West Frankfort; son, Jim (Leanne) Ledbetter Jr. of Benton; daughter, Angela (Shane) Tyler of West Frankfort; step son, Ron (Becky) Ledbetter of Fresno, CA.; step daughters, Sheryl Borneman, Deanna Johns, Brenda Kozfkay, Toni Like and Lauralee Tandy; her bother, Merle “Buddy” Shelton of Benton and sister, Laura (David) Houseman of Kodak, TN.; 7 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 11 step grandchildren; several step great grandchildren and several nieces and…

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    Reetha E. (Dodd) Connors of LaVernia, Texas, December 26, 1954 – February 1, 2019

    Reetha E. (Dodd) Connors Reetha E. (Dodd) Connors, 64 formally of West Frankfort, Illinois passed away Friday, February 1, 2019 at her home in LaVernia, Tx. Reetha was born on December 26, 1954 in Quincy, IL. to Rev. James F. Dodd and Agnes (Stewart) Dodd. Reetha is survived by her loving husband, William (Bill) Connors of LaVernia, Tx., her children, Danielle Guminski and Josh Guminski of Paducah, Ky., her grandchildren, Molli, Lucas, Ethan, Charlie, Henry, Katie and Jack. And her siblings Gene Dodd of Shawneetown, IL., Carmen Sipes of Benton, IL., Jim Dodd of Carbondale, IL., Lewis Dodd of West Frankfort, IL., Lewie Dodd of Marion, Ky., Kay Gordon of…

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    Jessie Margaret Gill of West Frankfort, Illinois, December 29, 1926 – February 2, 2019

    Jessie Margaret Gill Jessie Margaret Gill, 92, of West Frankfort, passed away at 6:13 a.m. Saturday, February 2, 2019 in the Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. She was born on December 29, 1926 in West Frankfort. She married Owen J. Gill Jr. and he preceded her in death on July 24, 1994. She is survived by her son, Alan Gill of Murphysboro and by a niece and nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Owen J. Gill Jr. and a daughter, Janice K. Addie. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church in West Frankfort. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 11,…

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    William Gary Richards of Thompsonville, Illinois, August 6, 1947 – February 4, 2019

    William Gary Richards William Gary Richards, 71, of Thompsonville passed away at 6:00 a.m. Monday, February 4, 2019 in the V.A. Medical Center in Marion. He was born August 6, 1947 in Streater, Il. to Leonard and Esta (Wilkerson) Richards. He married Pamela Summers. Survivors include his wife Pamela Richards of Thompsonville; three children, Tina (Chris) Hood, Heather (Charlie) Haynes and Erin Espinoza. He is also survived by 4 sisters and 7 grandchildren. He served in the United Sates Army 101st Airborne Division. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday, February, 4, 2019 in the Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort. Memorial contributions may be made to…

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    Pauletta (Ice) Karns of West Frankfort, Illinois, March 25, 1941 – January 13, 2019

    Pauletta (Ice) Karns Pauletta (Ice) Karns, 77, of West Frankfort went home to her Lord and Savior at 7:48 p.m. Sunday, January 13, 2019, at Herrin Hospital. She was born March 25, 1941, in West Frankfort to Berfered and Elsie (Batts) Ice. She married Wayne Karns and he preceded her in death on April 28, 1992. Pauletta is survived by her daughter, Rhonda Followell of West Frankfort; granddaughter, Amanda (Ezra) Swanson of Honolulu, Hawaii; two great grandchildren, Annika and Theo; sister-in-law, Eileen Ice of West Frankfort; nephews Bill (Cody) Ice of West Frankfort and Bruce (Meridith) Wehrle of Katy, Texas; niece, Rosemary Westray of Benton; cousins and extended family. She…

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    Dorothy Marie McClintock of Thompsonville, Illinois, October 10, 1924 – January 14, 2019

    Dorothy Marie McClintock Dorothy Marie McClintock, 94, of Thompsonville formerly of Fairfield, passed away at 2:15 a.m. Monday, January 14, 2019 in the Aperion Care in Fairfield. She was born October 10, 1924 in Springerton, Illinois to Tom and Leafy (Miller) Venters. She married Jack McClintock in Harrisburg in May of 1988 and he preceded her in death on September 22, 2016. She is survived by 3 children, Karen (Larry) Zimmerman of Fairfield, Rick (Mona) Elliott of Olney and Kaylene (Russell) Scott of Fairfield; 3 grandchildren; 6 step grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 19 step great grandchildren; 1 sister Ruth Medler of Fairfield and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded…

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    Robert W. Karns of West Frankfort, Illinois, January 7, 1958 – January 9, 2019

    Robert W. Karns Robert W. Karns, 61, of West Frankfort, passed away at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at his residence. He was born January 7, 1958 in Benton to Wayne and Alma (Tyler) Karns. His is survived by his sisters, Aloma Heroy and Dorena Tyler of West Frankfort and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Danny Tyler; nieces, Samantha Poe and Rena Redmon and a nephew, Trebr Lenich. Robert formerly attended Glad Tiding Church in West Frankfort. Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2019 in the Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort. Burial will be in the Tower…

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    Bob “Hawk” Ellis of West Frankfort, Illinois, May 16, 1936 – January 4, 2019

    Bob “Hawk” Ellis Bob “Hawk” Ellis, 82, of West Frankfort, passed away at 3:33 p.m. Friday, January 4, 2019 in the Herrin Hospital. He was born May 16, 1936 in St. Louis, MO. to Wandel and Esther (Marsh) Ellis. He married Kay Gahr. Survivors include his wife, Kay Ellis of West Frankfort; beloved cat, Peeper and a brother-in-law, Joseph (Nicole) Gahr of O’Fallon, MO. Bob had worked for the Daily American Newspaper for 50 years and had served as its Managing Editor. He was a member of the West Frankfort Lions Club. He served on the Board of Director of the Night’s Shield Children’s Shelter and was the former Mayor…

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    Robert Thomas Mayernick of Marion, Illinois, August 29, 1929 – December 30, 2018

    Robert Thomas Mayernick, 89, of Marion, passed away peacefully at 3:16 p.m. Wednesday, December 30, 2018 in the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. He was born August 29, 1929 in West Frankfort to Joseph and Rena (Jenkins) Mayernick. Surviving are his children, Sandy, Mary Kim (James), Martin (Kristin). He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtis and his parents. Graveside services will be at 12:00 p.m. Noon Sunday, January 6, 2019 in the Denning Cemetery on Orient Road. Burial will be in the Denning Cemetery on Orient Road with military honors by the American Legion Post 1961 of Orient, VFW Post 5764 of West Frankfort and the Funeral Honors Team…

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    Thalalia Mae Hammers of West Frankfort, Illinois, February 28, 1957 – December 18, 2018

    Thalalia Mae Hammers   Thalalia Mae Hammers, 61, of West Frankfort, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Thalalia was born on February 28, 1957, in Quincy, Illinois, to James Dodd and Agnes Dodd (Stewart). Thalalia is survived by her loving husband, Philip Hammers of West Frankfort; her three daughters, Amanda Jones of Los Angeles, California, Jennifer Piasse of Loveland, Colorado, and Jessica Cordwell of Tampa, Florida; her grandchildren, Jack Jones, Bobby Jones and Charlotte Piasse; and her siblings Gene Dodd, Carmen Sipes, Lewis Dodd, Lewie Dodd, Jim Dodd, Kay Gordon, Lee Dodd and Reetha Connors. Thalalia is preceded in death by her mother and…

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    Richard E. Victor of West Frankfort, Illinois, August 2, 1947 – November 27, 2018

      United States Marine Corp, combat wounded multi tour in country Vietnam Veteran, Richard E. Victor, age 71, (8/2/1947-11/27/2018) passed away peacefully with his wife, Martha Victor, at his bedside. Services will be held at Parker-Reedy Funeral home at 1pm on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Visitation will be after 12:00 p.m. Noon Thursday at the funeral home with military honors by the American Legion Post 1961 of Orient, VFW Post 5764 of West Frankfort, and the Funeral Honors Team of Marion. Rick, known for his quick wit, stern opinions, and charity to those in need, is survived by his beloved wife, Martha Victor, as well as his siblings Linda Lanza,…

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    Carl Harry Tornow Sr. of West Frankfort, Illinois, November 28, 1944 – November 13, 2018

    Carl Harry Tornow Carl Harry Tornow Sr., 73, of West Frankfort passed away at 9:57 p.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2018 in the Herrin hospital. He was born November 28, 1944 in Joliet, IL. to Harry Carl and Caroline (Longhor) Tornow. Survivors include his former wife, Pamela Tornow of West Frankfort; son, Carl Tornow Jr. of Louisville, KY.; daughter, Carrie Demarco of West Frankfort; son-in-law, Brian Simmons of Dongola and by grandchildren, Brittany Demarco, Gabriele Tornow, Payton Tornow and Emma Tornow. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a great granddaughter, Madilyn Skye Demarco. It was his wish to be cremated. Parker – Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort…

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    Millie Johnson of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, February 3, 1924 – November 11, 2018

    Millie Johnson Millie Johnson, 94, of West Frankfort passed away at 6:01 p.m. Sunday, November 11, 2018 in the Mt. Vernon Healthcare Center. She was born February 3, 1924 in Madison, MO. to Walter and Clella (Owing) Harrison. She married Robert Johnson and he preceded her in death on January 9, 2002. Survivors include her 3 sons, Glen Leon (Connie) Foster of Moberly, MO., William Larry (Linda) Foster of Moberly, MO. and Bobby (Becky) Johnson of Springfield, MO.; a daughter, Beth (Charlie) Lamont of Mt. Vernon, IL.; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Bob Johnson and a daughter,…

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    Danny Ray Williams of West Frankfort, Illinois, September 1, 1936 – November 9, 2018

    Danny Ray Williams Danny Ray Williams, 82, of West Frankfort passed away at 9:44 p.m. Friday, November 9, 2018 in the Herrin Hospital. He was born September 1, 1936 in Williamson County, Illinois to Henry and Arey (Avery) Williams. Survivors include his wife, Joan Williams; 3 sons, T. Scott (Kathy) Williams, Kyle Williams and Jon Williams and a daughter, Jennifer (Terry) Gossett; 3 step sons, David (Pat) Wilson, Steve (Renee) Wilson and Grant (Robin) Wilson; 13 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren; a bother, Ted (Judy) Williams and a brother-in-law, Jack Childers. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Wanda Childers. He was a retired coal miner…

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    Gene Cantrell of Carterville, Illinois, January 6, 1938 – November 2, 2018

    Gene Cantrell Gene Cantrell, 80, of Carterville, passed away at 10:52 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2018 at his daughters residence. He was born January 6, 1938 in West Frankfort to James Oakley and Madge (Miller) Cantrell. He married Shirley (Kirk) Cantrell in 1956 in West Frankfort. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Cantrell of Carterville, a son, Jim Cantrell of Johnston City; a daughter, Bekki (Tony) Edmonds of Carterville; grandchildren, Elysebeth (Ben) Dunlap, Luke (Amber) Edmonds and Emily Edmonds; great grandchildren; Everly Dunlap, Adilene Dunlap, Danielle Edmonds and Caden Edmonds. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother and sister – in law, Jim and Geraldine Cantrell. He…

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    William R. Daniels of West Frankfort, Illinois, December 30, 1940 – October 24, 2018

    William R. Daniels William R. Daniels, 77, of West Frankfort passed away at 10:50 p.m. Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at his residence. He was born December 30, 1940 in Covington, TN. to Dave and Ruby (Fowler) Daniels. He married Anna May (Yard) Daniels on September 15, 1990 in Channahon IL. Survivors include his wife, Anna May Daniels of West Frankfort; two sons, David Childers of West Frankfort and Christopher Childers and Fiancé Melissa Weasel of Thompsonville; one daughter, Cortny Yard of West Frankfort; 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; five brothers, Johnny Daniels, James “Lynn” Daniels, Jimmy Daniels, Dave Daniels and O’Neil Daniels and by five sisters, Verna Mae Overton,…

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    William Arthur Hubbard of Lake City, Florida, April 17, 1940 – October 20, 2018

    William Arthur Hubbard   William Arthur Hubbard, 78, of Lake City, Florida formerly of West Frankfort, passed away Saturday evening, October 20, 2018 at the Shands University of Florida Hospital in Gainesville after a sudden illness. He was born in Royalton, Illinois on April 17, 1940 to the late George and Hope Hewlett Hubbard. He has made Lake City his home for the last 32 years, moving here from West Frankfort, Illinois. He is a retired truck driver, working for Bonifield and Mark Twain and was also a real estate investor. He accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior and worshiped at LuLu Baptist Church. He was a US Army…

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    Tammie Green of West Frankfort, Illinois, August 8, 1958 – October 10, 2018

    Tammie Green Tammie Green, 60, of West Frankfort, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at her residence. She was born August 8, 1958 in Stuttgart, Germany to Samuel and Freda (Samples) Hayes. She married Terry Green in 1979 in West Frankfort. Survivors include her husband, Terry Green of West Frankfort; daughter, Lindsey (Jarvis) Clark of Herrin; grandchildren, Kalena, Tatem and Nova Clark; sister, Linda Holmes of Warrenville, IL.; a brother, Clyde (Nancy) Hayes of Elkhart, IN.; niece who was like a daughter, Frankie Harris of Hawaii and several other nieces and nephews; brothers-in-law, Kim (Mary Anne) Green of Shreveport, LA. and David (Sharon) Green of Edwardsville, IL.; sister-in-law, Susan Coleman…

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    Lawrence M. Piglia Jr. of West Frankfort, Illinois, October 20, 1967 – September 29, 2018

    Lawrence M. Piglia, Jr., of West Frankfort, Illinois born October 20, 1967 in New Orleans, Louisiana passed away unexpectedly at the age of 50 on September 29, 2018. He resided in Illinois for the past 24 years. Larry graduated from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy. Recently, he taught at Rend Lake College in Ina, Illinois. Larry loved life. He was a karaoke enthusiast, avid reader, loved role playing games and conversing about philosophy. Larry was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all. He was preceded in death by his mother, Carol Cooper Piglia, step-mother, Geraldine Ricks Piglia, maternal grandparents, Herbert and…

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    Lawrence M. Piglia Jr. of West Frankfort, Illinois, DOB Unk. – September 29, 2018

    Lawrence M. Piglia, Jr., of West Frankfort, Illinois born October 20, 1967 in New Orleans, Louisiana passed away unexpectedly at the age of 50 on September 29, 2018. He resided in Illinois for the past 24 years. Larry graduated from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy. Recently, he taught at Rend Lake College in Ina, Illinois. Larry loved life. He was a karaoke enthusiast, avid reader, loved role playing games and conversing about philosophy. Larry was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all. He was preceded in death by his mother, Carol Cooper Piglia, step-mother, Geraldine Ricks Piglia, maternal grandparents, Herbert and…

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    Kathleen (Simpson) Williams of West Frankfort, Illinois, July 13, 1922 – October 3, 2018

    Kathleen (Simpson) Williams Kathleen (Simpson) Williams, 96, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 3 a.m.. She was born July 13,1922 to Thomas Adolph and Ethel Mae (Groves) Simpson. She married Eddie Ray Williams on December 28, 1939 in West Frankfort and he preceded her in death on July 24, 1992. Kathleen is a former resident of West Frankfort, Illinois and was a devoted homemaker and wife. Throughout her life she enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking, attending church and taking care of her family. Kathleen was a long-time member of Antioch United Methodist Church in West Frankfort. Kathleen moved to Normal, Il in 2002 to live with grandson Chris’s family where…

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    Beverly I. Dial of Mulkeytown, Illinois, May 12, 1937 – September 30, 2018

    Beverly I. Dial Beverly I. Dial, 81, of Mulkeytown formerly of West Frankfort passed away at 4:20 p.m. Sunday, September 30, 2018 in the Helia Healthcare in Benton. She was born May 12, 1937 in Scenery Hill, PA. to Alfred and Elizabeth (Nickerson) Kinsell. She married Robert J. Dial and he preceded her in death on November 15, 2015. Survivors include two sons, Richard (Cynde) Dial and Paul (Cathy) Dial all of West Frankfort; two daughters, Pat (Jon) Bagwell of Zeigler and Brenda (Stan) Kuhl of Carlyle, Il.; seven grandchildren, Sacha Bagwell of Indianapolis, IN., Joshua (Amy) Culpepper of Carlyle, IL., Nathan (Ashley) Dial of West Frankfort, Aaron (Kara) Culpepper…

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    Virgil Deon Armes of West Frankfort, Illinois, October 12, 1942 – September 29, 2018

    Virgil Deon Armes Virgil Deon Armes, 75, of West Frankfort passed away at 11:03 a.m. Saturday, September 29, 2018 in the Helia Health Care in West Frankfort. He was born October 12, 1942 in West Frankfort to Walter and May (Boyer) Armes. Survivors include his children, Deon Armes of Florida, Laura Tennison of West Frankfort, Bill (Tammy) Bacon of Cherry Valley, IL., Holly Beaver of West Frankfort, Patricia Bacon of West Frankfort and Melissa (Tom) Drew of Chandler, IN., Tresa Bumgardner of West Frankfort and Jerry Dunn of Indianapolis, IN.; several grandchildren and great grandchildren and brothers, Vernon Armes of West Frankfort, Ralph Armes of West Frankfort and Wally Armes…