• Obituaries

    Vida Frances Jarvis Payne Weems

    by  • February 5, 2015 • Obituaries

    ODIN — Vida Frances Jarvis Payne Weems, 95, of Odin, soared to her heavenly home on February 04, 2015. She was born May 15, 1919, in Central City, the daughter of John William and Bertha Jarvis. Her greatest love was the Lord, followed by her family, church and friends. A student of the Holy...

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    Justin Wiley Carwile

    by  • February 4, 2015 • Obituaries

    GRANITE CITY — Justin Wiley Carwile, 32, of Granite City, passed away Monday, February 2, 2015 at his home. He was born the son of Donna Ann Carwile in Centralia on March 10, 1982. Survivors include grandfather Jack Speakman of Patoka; fiancée Abigail Fox of Granite City; daughter Lily Grace Carwile of Granite City;...

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    Mary Lou Claxton

    by  • February 4, 2015 • Obituaries

    CENTRALIA — Mary Lou Claxton, age 76, of Centralia, passed away at 11:05 p.m., on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at Centralia Fireside House in Centralia. She was born on May 13, 1938 in Anna, the daughter of Harry and Ida (Davitz) Calhoun. She married Alfred Ervin Claxton in Ware, Illinois, Union County on March...

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    Melvin Douglas “Doug” Wagner

    by  • February 4, 2015 • Obituaries

    CENTRALIA — Melvin Douglas “Doug” Wagner, age 64, of Centralia, passed away at 4:12 p.m. Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at his home in Centralia. He was born on July 20, 1950 in Centralia, the son of Melvin Marion and Wilma Judith (Sanders) Wagner. Mr. Wagner is survived by his brother Larry Wagner and wife...

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    Gladys Oretta Myers Talbott Wojnas

    by  • February 4, 2015 • Obituaries

    CENTRALIA — Gladys Oretta Myers Talbott Wojnas, age 101, of Centralia, passed away at 3 a.m. on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at Centralia Manor in Centralia. She was born on August 21, 1913 in Centralia, the daughter of George Franklin and Ida (Drenckpohl) Myers. She married Charles E. Talbott on April 7, 1928 and...

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    Ellis Eugene “Gene Ferguson

    by  • February 2, 2015 • Obituaries

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Ellis Eugene “Gene” Ferguson, 66, of California, formerly of Centralia, passed away on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at his home South San Francisco, California. He was born on May 3, 1948 in Centralia,the son of Oliver S. and Laura (Hall) Ferguson. Mr. Ferguson is survived by Brother- Tim Ferguson of...

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