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Jean Brimm of Anna, Illinois died on August 15, 2014

Wayne Carter of Anna, Illinois died on August 21, 2014

Wayne Carter of Anna, Illinois, May 3, 1927 – August 21, 2014

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Jean Brimm of Anna, Illinois, May 5, 1948 – August 15, 2014

     Mrs. Jean Brimm, age 66 of Anna, died at 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 15, 2014 at her home in Anna. She was born May 5, 1948 in Anna, the daughter of William and Clara Ruth Graham. She married Ronald C. Brimm on January 2, 1979 in the Kornthal Church in Jonesboro.

     Jean is survived by her loving husband, Ronald C. Brimm of Anna; one daughter, Molena (Bobby) Randolph of Collinsville, OK; one son, Joseph (Danielle) Brimm of Goreville; four grandchildren, Anna JoLena Randolph, Jackson Robert Randolph, Joella Rose Brimm, Josie Nicole Brimm; three brothers, Larry Cross of Richmond, VA, Jimmy Cross of Anna, and Rodney Cross of Jonesboro; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.

     Jean was a Certified Nurse Assistant with Addus Healthcare.

     Funeral services for Mrs. Jean Brimm will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Interment will be in the Anna City Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. 

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Orlie L Shannon of Jonesboro, Illinois, September 27, 1924 – August 6, 2014

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       Mr. Orlie L. Shannon, age 89 of Jonesboro, died at 5:55 a.m. Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born on September 27, 1924 in Rector, Arkansas, the son of Omer C. and Callie (Manning) Shannon. He married Mary Larrison on December 24, 1945 in Metropolis. She preceded him in death on September 27, 1995.

       He was employed at Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center as a Social Worker for many years. He was an ordained Minister since 1955. He was a member of Landmark Pentecostal Church in Anna. He proudly served his country in the US Army during World War II and was a life member of the Carroll P. Foster Post # 3455 of the VFW of Anna. He was very proud of his country and extremely patriotic.

       Orlie is survived by his three sons; Mike (Rhonda) Shannon of Cobden, Curt (Janis) Shannon of Jonesboro, and Jim (Donna) Shannon of Cobden; one daughter, Melanie Shannon of West Frankfort; seven grandchildren, David (Robin) Shannon, Brent Shannon, Alaina (Jimmy) Stone, Ricky Shannon, Shana Woodworth, Britni (William Bateman) Woodworth and Casie (Tyler) Meneese; four great grandchildren, Constance Shannon, Ethan Shannon, Breanna Shannon, and Aubree Woodworth; one sister, Mary Layer of Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Opal Thompson and Neva Pruett.

       Funeral services for Mr. Orlie L. Shannon will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday August 9, 2014 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Interment will be in the Alto Pass Cemetery with Mike Shannon officiating.  Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 9, 2014 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Military rites will  be conducted by the Carroll P. Foster Post #3455 of the VFW of Anna and the Illinois Army National Guard Military Honors Team of Marion. Memorials may be made to the Illinois Veterans Home of Anna Activity Fund or The Shannon Cemetery. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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Robert “Bobby” Poff of Anna, Illinois, March 26, 1955 – August 2, 2014

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          Mr. Robert “Bobby” Joe Poff, age 59 of Anna, died at 2:17 p.m. Saturday, August 2, 2014 at the Union County Hospital in Anna.  He was born on March 26, 1955 in Chicago, the son of Robert J. and Hazel M. (Ballew) Poff.  Robert was united in marriage to Donna Suetta Easton in 1976 in Chicago.  She preceded him in death in November, 1983.

          Robert is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Poff of Anna; three grandchildren; his mother, Hazel Poff of Oakland, TN; two sisters, Dinah Moore of Oakland, TN and Debbie Moore of Jonesboro, other relatives and many friends.  He was preceded in death by his wife and his father.

          Memorial services for Mr. Robert Joe Poff will be held at a later date.

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Gladys Marie Jones of Jonesboro, Illinois, March 26, 1934 – August 4, 2014

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          Mrs. Gladys Marie Jones, age 80 of Jonesboro, died at 11:37 a.m. Monday, August 4, 2014 at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, MO.  She was born on March 26, 1934 in Wolf Lake, the daughter of Harvey and Osia (Allen) Lyerla.  She was united in marriage to Junior L. Jones in Wolf Lake.  He preceded her in death in 1991.

          Gladys worked as a CNA for 35 years and was a member of the Anna Moose Lodge Ladies Auxiliary.

          Gladys is survived by her three daughters; Sandra (Ronnie) Sullivan of Jonesboro; Diana (Billy) Simmerman of Jonesboro, and Linda Witford of Cahokia; two sons, Eddie Jones Witford of Jonesboro and James Jones of Cahokia; twelve grandchildren; twenty three great grandchildren; two sisters, Shelby Francis of Benton and Bonnie Bridges of Madison; other relatives and many friends.

          Friends and family will gather for a time of remembrance from 2-3:00 p.m. Friday, August 8, 2014 at the Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna.

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Ken Hight of Anna, Illinois, August 30, 1948 – August 1, 2014

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        Mr. Ken Hight, age 65 of Anna, died at 10:55 p.m., Friday, August 1, 2014 at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.  He was born on August 30, 1948 in Cairo, the son of Robert H. and Elsie (White) Hight. He married Karen Boyd on August 12, 1973 in Anna.

        Ken proudly served his country in the United States Army.  He was a deacon and member of the Anna First Baptist Church and Ken was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.
      

        Ken is survived by his wife, Karen of Anna; one son, Ken (Lacey) Hight of Canton, Georgia; two daughters, Kimberly (Todd) Hawk of Herrin and Kendra (Rodney) Seip of Anna; his mother, Elsie Hight of Columbus, Georgia; seven grandchildren, Gabrielle, Ashton, and Jacob Hawk, Kaetlyn and Keira Hight and Dalton and Payron Seip; two brothers, Michael (Judy) Hight and Robert (Carolyn) Hight, both of Columbus, Georgia; mother-in-law, Virginia Boyd; sister-in-law, Beverly Boyd; nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends.  He was preceded in death by his father and father-in-law, Ernest Boyd.
        Funeral services for Mr. Ken Hight will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 8, 2014 at the First Baptist Church of Anna with Rev. Les Sinks and Pastor Todd Hawk officiating.  Interment will be in the Anna City Cemetery with military funeral rites conducted by the Carroll P. Foster Post#3455 of the VFW of Anna and the Illinois Army National Guard Military Honors Team of Marion. Friends may call at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna on Thursday from 5 until 8:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute- 9500 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44195 or envelopes will be available at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna and at the church.

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Janet Pauline Jackson of Cobden, IL, June 6, 1957 – August 1, 2014

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            Janet P. Jackson, age 57, passed away at 9:07 am Friday, August 1, 2014 in her home in Cobden.  Jan was born in Danville, Illinois on June 6, 1957 to Gwynne and Joan Jackson.

            Jan is survived by her daughter, Sara R. Jackson-Grubb, age twenty, and her son, Ian J. Jackson-Grubb, age fourteen.  She is also survived by the “love of her life” grandson, Finnley Jackson Musick, age 1, and Sara’s life partner, Nicolas Musick.  Other survivors include four siblings and dear nieces and nephews.

            Jan grew up in the Catholic Church and attended St. Joseph’s in Cobden and also the Church of Christ in Carbondale.  She was always a woman of a great faith and had a wonderful relationship with God.

            Jan was a multi-talented woman who could do anything she set her mind to do.  From roofing to nursing, she was always very hands on.  She was also a very accomplished horsewoman and animal lover.

            Jan was a wonderful mother, grandmother and a great person who was very involved in her family and community.

            There will be a small memorial service at her home in Cobden at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Janet P. Jackson Memorial Fund at the Anna-Jonesboro National Bank in Anna, Illinois.  The proceeds will go to children for expenses incurred.

 

 

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Dale Aden of Anna, Illinois, February 24, 1958 – July 30, 2014

     Mr. Dale Aden, age 56 of Anna, died at 3:12 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014 in the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, MO. He was born February 24, 1958 in Anna, the son of Jack and Ida Lentz Aden. He married Tammie King on August 1, 1987 in Anna.

     Dale is survived by his loving wife, Tammie Aden of Anna; cherished daughter, Kim Pender (Adam Dillon) of Anna; one granddaughter, the apple of his eye, Logan Thompson; mother, Ida Aden of Anna; brothers, Kerry (Sherry) Aden of Cape Girardeau, MO, Roger (Terri) Aden of Anna, Kevin Aden of Austin, TX; one sister, Nedra Aden of Anna; mother in law, Faye Pearson Marks of Cobden; father in law, Bill King of Anna; sisters in law, Karen (Bobby) Stone of Anna; Vicki Coats of Wickliff, KY; beloved nieces and nephews; his Diamondback brothers; other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his father; grandparents, George and Alice Aden, Harvey and Bertha Lentz; and two brothers in law, Robert Coats and Justin King.

     Dale had the pleasure of working alongside many talented contractors throughout the years and enjoyed taking a piece of wood and creating a one of a kind item. His building knowledge and talents extended into creating Dollar Dale’s Guitars, each one unique and one of a kind.

     Funeral services for Mr. Dale Aden will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 2, 2014 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna with Dale’s friends officiating. Interment will be in the Anna City Cemetery, with Rev. Dare Aden and Rev. Donald Pearson officiating the graveside service. Friends may call from 5 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, August 1, 2014 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home to help offset expenses.

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Bonita Nadine Davis of Mt. Washington, KY, April 1, 1933 – July 27, 2014

     Mrs. Bonita Nadine Davis, age 81 of Anna, died at 1:45 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2014 at home in Mt. Washington, KY. She was born April 1, 1933 in Union County, the daughter of Homer and Maude Morse Morgan. She married Richard “Dick” Davis on November 9, 1963 in Anna. He preceded her in death on March 22, 2011.

     Nadine is survived by her two daughters, Bonita Marlea “Boo” (J.B.) Sisson of Thebes, IL, Deborah (Ronald) Mitchell of Braidwood, IL; one son, Richard W. Davis II of Mt. Washington, KY; six grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; one sister, Luella (Paul) Morgan of Jonesboro; other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard “Dick” Davis; and three brothers, Frank Morgan, Harold Kelly and Jack Kelly.

     Nadine was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Anna for many years.

     Funeral services for Mrs. Bonita Nadine Davis will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 1, 2014 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna with Rev. Randy Morgan Officiating. Interment will be in the Jonesboro Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Memorial contributions may be made to TIP Hospice. Envelopes will be available at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna.

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Earl Wayne “Mutt” Myers of Cobden, Illinois, February 18, 1944 – July 25, 2014

        Mr. Earl Wayne “Mutt” Myers, age 70 of Cobden, died at 12:21 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2014 in Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, MO. He was born February 18, 1944 in Alto Pass, the son of Paul and Charlene Wilcoxen Myers.

        Mutt is survived by his daughter, Melissa Wiggins of Gainesville, GA; son, Josh Eades of Springfield, IL; six grandchildren; other close family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Paul Ray Myers and Charles Gordon Myers.

        Mutt worked many years as a Union Plumber. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during Vietnam and was a lifetime member of the Carroll P. Foster Post #3455 of the V.F.W. in Anna.

        Memorial services for Mr. Earl Wayne “Mutt” Myers will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 28, 2014 in the First Baptist Church in Cobden with Pastor Ed Falgout officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the Carroll P. Foster Post #3455 of the V.F.W. in Anna and the Illinois Army National Guard Honor Team in Marion.

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