Obituaries

Randall D. “Mack” McFarland

Randall D. “Mack” McFarland, 63, of Marion, passed away at 2:00am on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Randall was born on October 6, 1949 at Lightner Hospital in Harrisburg, Illinois to W...


Danny Joe Avery

Danny Joe Avery, 68, passed away at 6:30pm on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. A memorial service will be held at 6:00 pm on Friday, August 23, 2013 at Blue Funeral Home in Goreville. Visitation wil...


Paul Dean Howard

Paul Dean Howard, 76, of Centralia, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon. He was born the son of William & Lena (Hess) Howard on December 31, 1936 in Cypress, IL. He married ...


Rueben J. Throgmorton

Goreville-Ruben John Throgmorton, 100, passed away at 6:18 pm on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. Ruben was born on July 13, 1913 in Grassy Township, Illinois to John and Fletta (Goodman) Throgmort...



Eric A. Taylor

Eric A. Taylor, 53, died at 12:13 a.m. Sunday, July 21, 2013, at his residence. It was Mr. Taylor’s wishes to be cremated. Blue Funeral Home in Goreville is in charge of arrangements.


Clifford Eugene Trexler

Clifford Eugene Trexler, 75, of Goreville, passed away at 6:30pm on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Clifford was born on January 19, 1938 in Johnson County to Roy and Willie (Sullivan) Trexler. He marr...


Bobby D. Kirby

Bobby D. Kirby, 80, passed away at 12:59 pm on Monday, July 8, 2013 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. Bobby was born October 27, 1932 in Goreville to Lester Noel and Stella Mae (Lewis) Kirby. He married the love of his life...


Charles Franklin McIntosh

Charles Franklin McIntosh, Sr, 73, passed away at 2:35 pm on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at his home. Charles was born on November 20, 1939 to Alvin Everett and Willie Catherine (Davis) McIntosh in Peoria, Illinois. He married Judit...



Jimmy Dale McKenzie

Jimmy Dale McKenzie, age 81, of Creal Springs, Illinois died Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at CLC at the Marion VA in Marion, Illinois, surrounded by his family. He was born January 16, 1932 in Vienna, Illinois, the son of James and Al...


Crystal Lynn Maze

Crystal Lynn Maze, 49, of Goreville died at her home surrounded by a multitude of family and friends, leaving to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on June 5, 2013 at 2:42 am. Visitation and funeral services will be at G...