Hallie Ayuanna Elaine and Ellianna Linette Fred
MURPHYSBORO -- Hallie Ayuanna Elaine and Ellianna Linette Fred, infant twin daughters of Travis and Kasey (Bost) Fred of Murphysboro, died Saturday, July 26, 2003, in St. Mary's Health Center in St. Louis, Mo. Private services will be held in De Soto City Cemetery with the Rev. Ron Bracy officiating. Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2001 South Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63131. Crawshaw Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Rose Yattoni
HERRIN -- Mary Rose Yattoni, 91, died at 8:13 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2003, in St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville. Services will be at noon Thursday, July 31, 2003, in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Herrin, with Monsignor Ken Schaefer officiating. Burial will follow at San Carlo Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home, with prayer service at 6 p.m. Memorials may be made to OLMC School Foundation or to the San Carlo Cemetery Fund.
M. Bruce Hall
CHESTER -- M. Bruce Hall, 67, died at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2003, in Chester. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Mary Catholic Church, with Monsigno Dennis Schaefer officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. and from 7:30 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday at the Welge-Pechacek Funeral Home in Chester. Memorials may be made to St. Mary Catholic School or family choice.
CARRIER MILLS -- Frank Edmondson, 100, died at 7:25 a.m. Sunday, July 27, 2003. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Absher-Nicholson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Harold Miller officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Salem Cemetery Association.
CHESTER -- Robert Gene "Bobby" Bowen, 20, died Sunday July 27, 2003. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Schroeder-McClure Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Phillip Keeton officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family.
BENTON -- Freddie Eugene Pierson, 77, died at 10:40 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2003, in Benton Health Care Center. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Poulson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bert Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today.
MURPHYSBORO -- Ethel V. Stanton Harris, 89, died at 2:55 a.m. Monday, July 28, 2003, in the Rehab and Care Center of Jackson County. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Murdale Gardens of Memory, with the Rev. James Easton officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Pettett Funeral Home.
Chassidy Leigh Dennis
METROPOLIS -- Chassidy Leigh Dennis, 12, died Sunday, July 27, 2003, in St. Louis Children's Hospital after an extended illness. Services are pending at Massie Funeral Home in Cairo.
DU QUOIN -- Barbara Ann Alvis, 67, died in the afternoon of Monday, July 28, 2003 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin.
LIVELY GROVE -- Frances Karg, 102, of Alton, formerly of Lively Grove, died at 8:50 a.m. Monday at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Campagna Funeral Home in Okawville.
SPARTA -- Frances E. Johnson, 71, died at 8:30 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2003, in Randolph County Care Center in Sparta. Arrangements are incomplete at McDaniel Funeral Home in Sparta.
BENTON -- Mike Bollero, 84, of Benton died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. He was born Oct. 15, 1919, in Johnston City, the son of Frank and Lena (Marchiando) Bollero. He married Eleanor Stowers of Benton on Dec. 22, 1945, and she preceded him in death on July 3, 1992. Mr. Bollero graduated from Herrin high school in 1938. He was a U. S. Army veteran serving from Feb. 3, 1942 to Oct. 20, 1945 in the 622nd Ordinance of the European Theatre during World War II and received a Meritorious Service Award and Bronze Star for his efforts with a rank of staff sergeant. He was awarded an ETO Campaign Ribbon with three Campaign Stars and a Good Conduct Medal. Mr. Bollero was awarded the Liberty Medal by French president Rene Garrec for participation in the Normandy Campaign. He also served with a small group on the Red Ball Express, a route for delivering supplies to the troops following the D-Day invasion. Mike was co-owner of Benton Auto Supply until his retirement in 1981. He was known around Benton as a community activist, helping to express the needs and concerns of the public to numerous municipal and school board gatherings. Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Christy Bollero of Springfield; daughter, Pamela of Benton; four grandchildren, Anthony and wife, Angie Bollero, Stephanie Bollero, Christopher Bollero and Michelle and husband, Jason Sears; two great-grandchildren, Zachary and Austin Sears; brothers, John Bollero of Orland Park and Franklin and wife, Betty Bollero of San Diego, Calif. ; along with several nieces and nephews. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at Morton and Johnston Funeral Home, 410 S. Main St., in Benton, with the Rev. Dale Carson officiating. Following the services, he will be laid to rest with military honors in Masonic and Oddfellows Cemetery in Benton. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the BCHS Education Fund.