• Obituaries

    Obit: Josephine “Jo” Sharp

    by  • January 12, 2015 • Obituaries

    PATOKA — Josephine “Jo” E. Sharp, 94, of Patoka died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at her home. She was born on August 19, 1920 in Cowden, the daughter of Jesse & Pearl (nee Smith) Wehrle. She married Orval H. Sharp on Sept. 2, 1942 in Paxton, and he preceded her in death on Aug....

    Read more →

    Obit: George Durham

    by  • January 12, 2015 • Obituaries

    PATOKA — George O. Durham, 92, of Patoka, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015 at Odin HealthCare Center. He was born Oct. 3, 1922 son of George and Freda (Church) Durham. Survivors include sons Robert Durham and wife Janet Sue of Patoka, and Michael Durham of Sparta; daughters Rita Kendall of Senoita, Az., and Mary...

    Read more →

    Obit: Lawrence “Larry” Tooley

    by  • January 7, 2015 • Obituaries

    CENTRALIA — Lawrence Eldon “Larry” Tooley, 68, of Centralia, passed away at 3:35 p.m. Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mount Vernon. He was born on August 13, 1946 in Carbondale, the son of James Estil and Esther Delores (Cox) Tooley. He married Sara Jane Goad on July 6,...

    Read more →

    Death notice: Martha E. Timmermann

    by  • January 7, 2015 • Obituaries

    BREESE — Martha E. Timmermann, 88, of Breese, died Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday, January 9, 2015, at St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery in Breese. Visitation will be from 9 until 10:45 a.m. Friday at St. Dominic Catholic Church...

    Read more →

    Death notice: Leona Peek

    by  • January 7, 2015 • Obituaries

    BEAVER PRAIRIE — Leona F. Peek, 93, of Beaver Prairie, died Monday, January 5, 2015, at Breese Nursing Home. Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 10, 2015, at St. Felicitas Catholic Church in Beaver Prairie, with Fr. Larry Nichels officiating. Interment will follow in St. Felicitas Cemetery....

    Read more →

    Obit: Vance Leroy Murfin

    by  • January 4, 2015 • Obituaries

    SALEM — Vance Leroy Murfin, 95, of Salem, formerly of Vernon; died January 3, 2015 at Salem Township Hospital. He was born the son of Curt Allen and Lillian (Dale) Murfin on October 31, 1919. He married Alice Clendening on April 3, 1942. She preceded him in death on November 27, 2002. Survivors include...

    Read more →