Vivian H. Barton Walters
96-year-old Cisne resident Vivian H. Barton Walters died at 7:35 a.m. Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at the Cisne Healthcare Center.
Survivors include three daughters, Glendean Johnson of Seagrove, NC, Betty Flexter of Cisne, and Reada Lewis of Flora; three sons, Bob Barton of Fairfield, Max Barton of Cisne, and Don Barton of Phoenix, AZ; two sisters, Vola Rogers of OK, and Neva Hilliard of Cisne; one step-son, Everett Walters of Kansas City, KS; one step-daughter, Wanda Delaney of Zion, IL, 16 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, and 18 great great grandchildren, several step grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 5 at Hosselton Funeral Home in Cisne with burial at Cisne Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the Hosselton Funeral Home in Cisne.
Memorials may be made to the Cisne Healthcare Center Activity Fund.
Betty J. Colyer
74-year-old Albion resident, Betty J. Colyer died at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3, 2005, at Burgin Manor in Olney. She had worked in local restaurants for many years.
Survivors include her husband, Donald of Albion; a son, Douglas of Palatine, Il., a sister, Vetis Davis of Albion; two granddaughters, Kelli Allen and Sonja Nelson; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Betty J. Colyer will be 2:30 Sunday, March 6, at Nales Funeral Home in Albion with burial at a later date.
Visitation will be from 12:30 until the time of service at Nales Funeral Home in Albion.
Memorials may be made to the Edwards County Senior Citizens Center or the First Baptist Church in Albion.
Hazel L. Ray
90-year-old Fairfield resident, Hazel L. Ray died at 2:16 Thursday afternoon, March 3, 2005, at Nature Trail Nursing Home in Mount Vernon.
Survivors include a son, Charles Ray of Fairfield and a daughter, Lola Bruce of Bluford; sisters, Martha Jane Ralston and Ruby Marshal of Firfield; a special friend, Sandra McDaniel; ten grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Hazel L. Ray will be 2 p.m. Sunday, March 6, at the Johnson Funeral Home in Fairfield with burial in Thomason Cemetery at Wayne City.
Visitation will be from 6 til 8 Saturday evening, March 5, at the Johnson Funeral Home in Fairfield.
Bernice A. Daubs Boor
93 year old Olney resident, Bernice A. Daubs Boor, died at 3:13 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 20th, 2005 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney. A graduate of SUI Carbondale, she taught school in Cisne, Mount Erie and Fairfield. She later taught both elementary and high school in Olney.
Survivors include a son, Fred of Olney; a daughter, Martha Matthes of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.; a step son, William Boor of Daphne, Alabama; brothers, Dr. Donald Barnard of Fargo, N.D., and Harold Barnard of Geff; two grandchilkdren, two great-grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Bernice A. Daubs Boor will be 10 a.m. Saturday, March 12, at the First United Methodist Church in Olney with burial in Scott Cemetery at Mount Erie. There will be no visitation.
The Summers-Kistler Funeral Home of Olney is in charge of all the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Olney.
88-year-old Fairfield resident, Lewis Brock died at 2:45 Monday, March 7, 2005, at Jeffersonian Care Center in Mount Vernon.
Survivors include his wife, Freda Brock of Fairfield.
Services for Lewis Brock are pending at the Johnson Funeral Home in Fairfield.
96 year old Mill Shoals resident, Otis Duckworth, died at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 5th, 2005 at White County Medical Center/Skilled Care Unit in Carmi. He was a farmer.
Surviving are a daughter, Betty Hunsinger of Burnt Prarie; a sister, Carrie Maricle of Carmi; 2 grandsons and 6 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Otis Duckworth will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 8th at the Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi. Burial in West Antioch Cemetery near Mill Shoals.
Visitation from 5-8 p.m. Monday, March 7th at the Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi.
Cletus Franklin Duke
65 year old Carmi resident, Cletus Franklin Duke, died Saturday, March 5th, 2005 at his home. He was a pumper for Podolsky Oil Company in Fairfield for 44 years.
Surviving are his wife Janice; a son, Carl of Carmi; 2 daughters, Doris Cummins and Jane Sturgal both of Carmi; a brother, Jim of McQuady, Kentucky; 2 sisters, Betty Duke of Hardinsburg, Kentucky and Gertrude Smiley of Warrensburg, Illinois; 5 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Funeral services for Cletus Franklin Duke will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 8th at the Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi. Burial at Union Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation from 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 8th until the time of service at the Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi.
Memorials may be made to VNA Hospice, and will be accepted at the Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi.
92 year old Enfield resident, Elizabeth Blakemore, died Saturday evening, March 5th, 2005 at St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville.
She was the site manager at the Enfield Senior Citizens until her retirement in 1999.
She is survived by a daughter Kay Ryan of Benton, KY; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters Fern Russell of Norris City and Nell Wichael of Waterloo, Iowa.
Funeral services will be held at 11am Tuesday, March 8th, at the Elledge Funeral Home in Enfield with burial at the Enfield Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-8pm Monday, March 7th, at the funeral home.
94 year old rural Bluford resident, Mary Catherine Chambliss, died at 11:10 a.m. Saturday, March 5th, 2005 at Way-Fair Restorium in Fairfield. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by 2 sons Glen Byars of Geff and Bill Byars of Bluford; 2 daughters Joann Wolfe of Granger, IN and Joyce of Keenes; 2 stepdaughters Wilma Jackson of Florida and Mardela Dycus of Mt. Vernon, IL; 10 grandchildren; several step grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; several step great grandchildren; and 6 great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 10am Tuesday, March 8th, at the Richardson Funeral Home in Wayne City with burial at Garrison Temple Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 6pm Monday at the Richardson Funeral Home in Wayne City.
82-year-old Albion resident, Eileen Bevins died at 9:40 p.m. Sunday, March 6, 2005 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.
Survivors include two daughters, Kay Bailey of Albion and Lisa Spencer of Grapevine, TX; two sons, Bob BevinsofLovington, Il and Don Bevins of West Des Moines, Iowa, 13 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Eileen Bevins will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 9th at Nale's Funeral Home in Albion. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, Albion.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 8th at Nale's Funeral Home in Albion.
Memorials may be made to the Albion Free Methodist Church.
79 year old Martha Brockett, died at 12:45 a.m. Sunday, March 6th, 2005 at Senic View Nursing Home in Herculaneum, Missouri.
Surviving are a sister, Inez Lohr of Fairfield; 2 sons, Ronald Brockett of Flora and Loyal Brockett of Lebanon, Il.; 2 daughters, Shirley Conway of Pueblo, Colorado and Sue Youngblood of Missouri; 2 brothers, James Ives and Jessie Ives both of Roxana, Il.; 22 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Martha Brockett will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 9th at the Johnson Funeral Home in Fairfield. Burial in Barnhill Cemtery.
Visitation from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 8th at the Johnson Funeral Home in Fairfield.
A 93 year old Carmi resident, Edna Detroy, died at 11:45pm Saturday, March 5th, 2005, at the Mt. Vernon Nursing and Rehab Center in Mt. Vernon, IN. She was a homemaker.
Surviving are two sisters Effie Bingman of New Harmony, IN and Florence Roser of Enfield as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Edna Detroy will be Wednesday, March 9th, at 10:30am at the Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi. Burial will be in the Maple Ridge Cemetery at Carmi. Friends may call from 5-8pm at Tuesday, March 8th, at the Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi.