BENTON – Karl “Mr. Bingo” Keller, age 70, of Benton passed away on Wednesday, June 20 in Benton.

Graveside services will be held on Sunday, June 24 at 2 p.m. at the Maple Hill Cemetery in Sesser.

The Brayfield-Gilbert Funeral Home in Sesser is assisting the family with arrangements.

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KATY, TX – Gary Eugene Clark, age 70, of Katy, Texas and formerly of McLeansboro passed away on Dec. 12, 2017 at his home in Katy, TX.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 24 at Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro for friends and family to attend.

Visitation will be from noon until the time of the service at 1 p.m. at the Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro.

An interment of ashes will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in McLeansboro with graveside military rites accorded by the American Legion Post 106 of McLeansboro and the United States Navy Honor Team.

The Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro assisted his family with the service.

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THOMPSONVILLE – Jack G. Johnson, age 89, of Thompsonville passed away on Friday, June 15 at Herrin Hospital.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Pate Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., Benton, IL.
 
Visitation will be held Monday, June 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Pate Funeral Home.
    
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 19 at 10:30 a.m. at the Pate Funeral Home. Burial will follow services at Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery.
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HERRIN – Charles Eugene Emery, age 74, of Herrin passed away on Thursday, June 14 at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, IN.

Graveside services will be on Monday, June 18 at 10 a.m. at the Blairsville Cemetery.

The Gilbert Funeral Home in Christopher is in charge of arrangements.

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BENTON – Charles E. Keaton, age 86, of Benton passed away on Sunday, June 10 at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. 

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Pate Funeral Home in Benton.

Visitation will be held Thursday, June 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pate Funeral Home.

Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, June 14 at 1 p.m., at the Pate Funeral Home.
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PADUCAH – Carolyn Joyce Atchison, age 79, passed away on Sunday, June 10 at Continued Care Hospital in Paducah, KY. 

Her wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date. 

The Brayfield-Gilbert Funeral Home in Sesser is in charge of arrangements.

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SESSER – Ricaldo “Rick” Androvandi, age 76, of Sesser passed away on Sunday, June 10 at the VA Community Living Center in Marion.

Funeral services will be on Thursday, June 14 at 6 p.m. at the Brayfield-Gilbert Funeral Home in Sesser.

Visitation will be on Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Brayfield-Gilbert Funeral Home in Sesser.

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MCLEANSBORO – Virginia Rose Cotter, age 97, of McLeansboro passed away on Sunday, June 3 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro.

Her funeral is set for Saturday, June 9 at 11 a.m. at the Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro. Burial will be in the Douglass Cemetery in Broughton.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 9 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro.

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WEST FRANKFORT – James “Jim” Francis McGhee, age 89, passed away on Thursday, May 31.

His funeral is set for Saturday, June 9 at 10 a.m. at the St. John’s Catholic Church in West Frankfort.

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Union Funeral Home in West Frankfort.

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WEST FRANKFORT – Dominie Walton, age 31, passed away on Sunday, June 3.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, June 8 at 11:15 a.m. at the Tower Heights Cemetery in West Frankfort.

Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Union Funeral Home in West Frankfort prior to leaving for the graveside service.

The Union Funeral Home in West Frankfort is in charge of arrangements.

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BENTON – Virginia Harris, age 88, of Benton passed away on Saturday, June 2 at Helia Healthcare in Benton.

Her funeral is set for Thursday, June 7 at 1 p.m. at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton. Burial will be in the Franklin Cemetery in Whittington.

Visitation will be after 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 7 at the funeral home.

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BENTON – Stella A. Starkie, age 89, of Benton passed away on Friday, June 1 at Herrin Hospital.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 6 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Benton. Burial will be in the Mount Carmel Cemetery in Hillside, IL.

The Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton is in charge of arrangements.

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MULKEYTOWN – Elmer Ray Loucks, age 57, of Mulkeytown passed away on Friday, June 1 at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. 

His wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The Brayfield-Gilbert Funeral Home in Sesser is handling arrangements.

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MCLEANSBORO – Lois Smith, age 88, of McLeansboro passed away on Sunday, June 3 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 6 at 11 a.m. at the Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F Cemetery in McLeansboro.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro.

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WEST FRANKFORT – Vallie R. Griggs, age 85, of West Frankfort passed away on Friday, June 1 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5 at the Union Funeral Home in West Frankfort. Burial will be in Tower Heights Cemetery in West Frankfort.

Military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Post 1961 of Orient, VFW Post 5764 of West Frankfort and Zeigler Post 177. 

Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. prior to the funeral service.

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EWING – Carolyn Lynch, age 75, of Ewing passed away on Friday, June 1 at Franklin Hospital in Benton.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5 at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton. Burial will be in the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 4 at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton.

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CHRISTOPHER – Leo Furlow, age 70, of Christopher passed away on Thursday, May 31 at his home.

Funeral services will be on Monday, June 4 at 1 p.m. at the Gilbert Funeral Home in Christopher. Burial will be at Harrison Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Monday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

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BENTON – Ethel Anne Woods, age 77, of Benton passed away at her home on Thursday, May 31.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2 at the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton. There will be no visitation. Those attending the service are requested to meet at the cemetery.

The Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton is in charge of arrangements.

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BELLE RIVE – Can Van Hoang, age 65, of Belle Rive passed away on Wednesday, May 30 at his home.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 2 at 11 a.m. at the St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Dahlgren. Burial will be in the St. John Catholic Cemetery in Dahlgren.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 1 at Harre Funeral Home in Dahlgren.

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WEST FRANKFORT – Ira R. Flood, age 92, of West Frankfort passed away on Tuesday, May 29 at his home.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The Union Funeral Home in West Frankfort is in charge of arrangements.

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WEST FRANKFORT – Glenda Kay Bock Tucker Koczorowski, age 57, of West Frankfort passed away after a hard-fought battle with cancer on Sunday, May 27.

It was Glenda’s wish to be cremated with no services.

The Union Funeral Home in West Frankfort is in charge of arrangements.

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WEST CITY – Loren Ray Toms, age 43, of West City passed away on Monday, May 28.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 1 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton. Burial will be in the Logan Cemetery. 

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening and from 10 a.m. to the funeral hour on Friday at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

The Leffler Funeral Home of Benton is in charge of arrangements.

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BENTON – Charles “Chuck” L. Jatsko, 89, of Benton passed away on Monday, May 28 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon.

Services have been entrusted to Pate Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., Benton, IL.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 1 at Pate Funeral Home. Burial will follow the services at the Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton.

Military rites will be performed by the American Legion Post 280 and VFW Post 2671.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 31 at Pate Funeral Home in Benton.
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MCLEANSBORO – Larry Lee Campbell, age 76, of McLeansboro passed away on Sunday, May 27 at McLeansboro Health Care & Rehabilitation Center in McLeansboro.

Public visitation will only be held on Thursday, May 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro.

A private family burial service will be held on Friday, June 1.

The Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro is in charge of arrangements.