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Howard R. "Bud" Davie of Ware, IL died on January 29, 2016

William Bill Davis of Anna, Illinois died on January 30, 2016

Louise Gee of Cape Girardeau, Missouri died on January 29, 2016

Edith Ann "Edie" Ice of Anna, Illinois died on January 29, 2016

Violet A. Lence of Potosi, Missouri died on February 6, 2016

Shirley Ann Ralls of Jonesboro, IL died on January 31, 2016

Sonya Diane Sukowski of Anna, Illinois died on February 7, 2016


Shirley Ann Ralls of Jonesboro, IL, October 3, 1937 – January 31, 2016

            SHIRLEY ANN RALLS nee WILSON, 78 OF JONESBORO, ILLINOIS PASSED AWAY AT HER ANCESTRAL HOPEPLACE ON SUNDAY JANUARY 31, 2016 WITH FAMILY AT HER BEDSIDE.

            SHE CAME INTO THIS WORLD ON OCTOBER 3RD, 1937. THE ONLY DAUGHTER OF EARL AND MABLE (TREECE) WILSON. SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND OF 61 YEARS, HERMAN (TUFFY) RALLS, THEY WERE JOINED IN MARRIAGE ON NOVEMBER 24TH, 1954 IN JONESBORO, ILLINOIS.

            SHIRLEY AND TUFFY HAVE THREE DAUGHTERS; RHONDA RALLS BOYD OF JONESBORO, ILLINOIS, LISA RALLS O’NEAL (MIKE) OF JONESBORO, ILLINOIS AND ANGELA RALLS WESTRICH (QUENTON PAUL) OF KELSO, MISSOURI.

            SHIRLEY HAS FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND 14 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, NIKKI LANDERS OF JACKSON, MISSOURI. HER CHILDREN ARE SHEA AND REID, MARC AND AMY SHEFFER OF ANNA, ILLINOIS THEIR CHILDREN, AARON AND BROOKE, TERRA AND KIP LYERLA OF ALTO PASS, ILLINOIS, THEIR CHILDREN, GRACEY, LAUREN, MASON AND EASTON.  LINDSEY HUCKSTEP AND SHAWN DIETRICH OF BELL CITY, MISSOURI THEIR CHILDREN, JACE, JACKSON, JAYDEN HUCKSTEP AND COLTON DIETRICH, BRETT AND AMANDA HUCKSTEP OF SCOTT CITY, MISSOURI, THEIR CHILDREN, AVA AND KATY.

            SHIRLEY WAS A LIFE LONG RESIDENT OF UNION COUNTY. ONE OF HER FAVORITE HOBBIES WAS FISHING. TUFFY AND SHIRLEY SPENT MANY A DAY FISHING WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS. SHE ALSO ENJOYED READING, YARD WORK AND MAKING FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS. SHE LOVED DECORATING THE GRAVES OF HER PARENTS, GRANDPARENTS AND OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS ON MEMORIAL DAY. ABOUT 10 YEARS AGO SHE TOOK HER FIRST PLANE RIDE TRIP TO LAS VEGAS. SHE ALWAYS SAID WHAT A GREAT TIME SHE HAD ON THAT TRIP.

            SHIRLEY AND TUFFY WOULD GO OUT DANCING IN THEIR YOUNGER DAYS. SHIRLEY ALWAYS SAID TUFFY COULD CUT A MEAN POLKA. SHE ENJOYED LISTENING TO MUSIC. SOME OF HER FAVORITE SONGS WERE FROM THE EAGLES, JOURNEY, STEVIE NICKS AND ROD STEWART. HER FAVORITE SONG WAS BY THE BAND U-2, “ONLY TO BE WITH YOU”.

            PER HER REQUEST, NO SERVICES ARE TO BE HELD. WE THE FAMILY WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL OF THOSE WHO KEPT US IN THEIR PRAYERS AND GAVE SUPPORT THROUGH THIS DIFFICULT TIME. IT WAS GREATLY APPRECIATED. SHIRLEY TOUCHED MANY LIVES AND MAY SHE REST IN PEACE.

Violet A. Lence of Potosi, Missouri, September 24, 1929 – February 6, 2016

          Mrs. Violet A. Lence, age 90 of Potosi, Mo., formerly of Anna, died Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Potosi Manor in Potosi, Mo. She was born September 25, 1925 in Anna, the daughter of James and Grace (Keller) Snell. She married Wayne Solomon, he preceded her in death. Later she married, Frank G. Lence on April 3, 1986. He preceded her in death on January 17, 2007.

          Violet is survived by her brother, Bill Snell of Potosi, MO.; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; and sister in law, Maxine Snell. 

          Violet was a member of the Unity Baptist Church in Potosi. She and her first husband, Wayne, owned and operated Solomon’s Café in Anna for several years. 

 

          Funeral services for Mrs. Violet A. Lence will be at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna with Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Interment will be in the Anna City Cemetery. Friends may call after 10:00 a.m. and until the service hour at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Envelopes will be available in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna.

 

Sonya Diane Sukowski of Anna, Illinois, April 6, 1935 – February 7, 2016

          Mrs. Sonya Diane Sukowski, age 80 of Anna, died at 1:05 a.m. Sunday, February 7, 2016 in the Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. She was born April 6, 1935 in Chicago, the daughter of Julius and Josephine (Urbanowicz) Paskauskas.  

          Sonya is survived by her three children, Cheri Sukowski of Anna, Kimberly (Tim) Hartnett of Showlow, AZ, and Craig (Rose) Sukowski of Lake Villa, IL; four grandchildren, Rachel (Peter) Correa, Renee Dornfeld, Sarah and Ryan Hartnett; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Fred (Helen) Skubis of WI; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.  

          Sonya was an active member of the Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall in Murphysboro. After raising her family, Sonya returned to college to obtain her teaching degree. She dearly loved children, teaching them through education and worship. Sonya was well educated and loved to travel, visiting many different countries all over the world.  

          Memorial services for Mrs. Sonya Diane Sukowski will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, February 28, 2016 in the Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall at 15285 St Rt. 127 North Murphysboro, IL 62952. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall in Murphysboro. Envelopes will be available in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna.

 

Violet A. Lence of Potosi, Missouri formerly of Anna, IL, September 24, 1929 – February 6, 2016

          Mrs. Violet A. Lence, age 86 of Potosi, Mo., formerly of Anna, died Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Potosi Manor in Potosi, Mo. She was born September 24, 1929 in Anna, the daughter of James and Grace (Keller) Snell. She married Wayne Solomon, he preceded her in death. Later she married, Frank G. Lence on April 3, 1986. He preceded her in death on January 17, 2007.

          Violet is survived by her brother, Bill Snell of Potosi, MO.; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; and sister in law, Maxine Snell. 

          Violet was a member of the Unity Baptist Church in Potosi. She and her first husband, Wayne, owned and operated Solomon’s Café in Anna for several years. 

          Funeral services for Mrs. Violet A. Lence will be at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna with Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Interment will be in the Anna City Cemetery. Friends may call after 10:00 a.m. and until the service hour at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Envelopes will be available in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna.

 

William Bill Davis of Anna, Illinois, March 6, 1926 – January 30, 2016

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     Mr. William “Bill” Davis, age 89 of Anna, died at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, January 30, 2016 in the Illinois Veteran’s Home in Anna. He was born March 6, 1926 in Centralia, the son of Ira George and Iva (Wilkerson) Davis. He married Glenda Treece in Arkansas.

 

     Bill is survived by his loving wife, Glenda Davis of Anna; three sons, Jack (Connie) Davis of Canon City, CO, Randy (Emily Chamness) Davis of Anna, Bryan (Rene) Davis of Anna; son in law, Roger Jackson of Anna; ten grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Debbie Jackson; daughter in law, Donna Davis; sister, Bea Corzine; and three brothers, Johnny Davis, Lester Davis and Donald Davis.

 

     Bill was a member of the Anna Heights Baptist Church. For many years Bill owned and operated Davis Shell in Anna. He served his country in the United States Army during WWII. He was a member of the Carroll P. Foster Post #3455 of the V.F.W. in Anna. He had a great sense of humor and would do anything he could for other people.

 

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Howard R. “Bud” Davie of Ware, IL, January 22, 1923 – January 29, 2016

     Mr. Howard R. “Bud” Davie, age 93 of Ware, died at 1:54 p.m., Friday, January 29, 2016 in the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, MO. He was born January 22, 1923 west of Ware, the son of Dan and Victoria (Kohrman) Davie. Bud was the great-great-great grandson of Winstead Davie, the founder of Anna. He married Jean V. Brown on October 27, 1946 in the Ware United Methodist Church, together they shared sixty-nine years of marriage.

     Bud is survived by his loving wife, Jean V. Davie of Ware; two daughters, Gayla (Bob) Smithey of Ware, Ranae (Mark) Smith of Buncombe; seven grandchildren, Rob (Marcey) Smithey of Wolf Lake, Sharee (Justin) McAlister of Scott City, MO., Brandon Smithey and fiancée Danielle Parr of Ware, Bethany (Samuel) Bennett of Cobden, Heather (Larry) Goodwin of West Memphis, April (Jay) Parks of Hawaii, and Gabe (Layne) Smith of New Madrid, MO; fifteen great-grandchildren, and one on the way; one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Joe (Charlene) Davie of Normal, IL., five nieces; three nephews; other relative and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister; three brothers; four nephews; mother and father in law; two brothers in law; and three sisters in law.

     Bud was a member of the Ware United Methodist Church for many years, where he was very active and was a licensed rural Chaplain.  He was a member of the Farm Bureau, Master Life Member of Handyman Club of America, American Beekeeping Federation, and the Illinois Holstein Association, where he served as a board member.

     Bud served his country in the United States Navy during WWII. He was a road commissioner, member of the Mended Hearts, member of the Capaha Rose Garden of Cape Girardeau, MO, Shalom Parrish, S.I.E.C., and A.S.C. office.

     Bud was very active in his community from doing electrical work to sharing his roses and helping his family and friends. During a mission trip to a Mexican village he used his carpentry skills to assist with various projects. During his life he has owned and operated the Ga-Na Holstein Dairy Farm, he was a grain farmer, and beekeeper,  he supplied honey to Sue Bee Co. and raised rabbits.

     The love and devotion Bud had for his family was as a priority. Howard enjoyed all of the family celebrations they had together. Among his many interests, were gardening, farming, working in his woodshop and working puzzles.

     Funeral services for Mr. Howard R. “Bud” Davie will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro with Rev. John Walden officiating. Interment will be in the Anna City Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 2, 2016 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ware United Methodist Church. Envelopes will be available in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.

William Bill Davis of Anna, IL, DOB Unk. – January 30, 2016

     Mr. William “Bill” Davis, age 89 of Anna, died at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, January 30, 2016 in the Illinois Veteran’s Home in Anna. He was born March 6, 1926 in Centralia, the son of Ira George and Iva (Wilkerson) Davis. He married Glenda Treece in Arkansas.

     Bill is survived by his loving wife, Glenda Davis of Anna; three sons, Jack (Connie) Davis of Colorado Canon, CO., Randy (Emily Chamness) Davis of Anna, Bryan (Rene) Davis of Anna; son in law, Roger Jackson of Anna; ten grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Debbie Jackson; daughter in law, Donna Davis; sister, Bea Corzine; and three brothers, Johnny Davis, Lester Davis and Donald Davis.

     Bill was a member of the Anna Heights Baptist Church. For many years Bill owned and operated Davis Shell in Anna. He served his country in the United States Army during WWII. He was a member of the Carroll P. Foster Post #3455 of the V.F.W. in Anna. He had a great sense of humor and would do anything he could for other people.

     Funeral services for William “Bill” Davis will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 5, 2016 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna with Rev. John Cripps officiating. Interment will be in the Casper Cemetery in Anna. Graveside 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 Military Honors Team of Marion. Friends may call after 10:00 a.m. and until the service hour at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 5, 2016 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation or the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. Envelopes will be available in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna.

Howard R. Davie of Ware, IL, January 22, 1923 – January 29, 2016

     Mr. Howard R. “Bud” Davie, age 93 of Ware, died at 1:54 p.m., Friday, January 29, 2016 in the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, MO. He was born January 22, 1923 west of Ware, the son of Dan and Victoria (Kohrman) Davie. Bud was the great-great-great grandson of Winstead Davie, the founder of Anna. He married Jean V. Brown on October 27, 1946 in the Ware United Methodist Church, together they shared sixty-nine years of marriage.

     Bud is survived by his loving wife, Jean V. Davie of Ware; two daughters, Gayla (Bob) Smithey of Ware, Ranae (Mark) Smith of Buncombe; seven grandchildren, Rob (Marcey) Smithey of Wolf Lake, Sharee (Justin) McAlister of Scott City, MO., Brandon Smithey and fiancée Danielle Parr of Ware, Bethany (Samuel) Bennett of Cobden, Heather (Larry) Goodwin of West Memphis, April (Jay) Parks of Hawaii, and Gabe (Layne) Smith of New Madrid, MO; fifteen great-grandchildren, and one on the way; one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Joe (Charlene) Davie of Normal, IL., five nieces; three nephews; other relative and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister; three brothers; four nephews; mother and father in law; two brothers in law; and three sisters in law.

     Bud was a member of the Ware United Methodist Church for many years, where he was very active and was a licensed rural Chaplain.  He was a member of the Farm Bureau, Master Life Member of Handyman Club of America, American Beekeeping Federation, and the Illinois Holstein Association, where he served as a board member.

     Bud served his country in the United States Navy during WWII. He was a road commissioner, member of the Mended Hearts, member of the Capaha Rose Garden of Cape Girardeau, MO, Shalom Parrish, S.I.E.C., and A.S.C. office.

     Bud was very active in his community from doing electrical work to sharing his roses and helping his family and friends. During a mission trip to a Mexican village he used his carpentry skills to assist with various projects. During his life he has owned and operated the Ga-Na Holstein Dairy Farm, he was a grain farmer, and beekeeper,  he supplied honey to Sue Bee Co. and raised rabbits.

     The love and devotion Bud had for his family was as a priority. Howard enjoyed all of the family celebrations they had together. Among his many interests, were gardening, farming, working in his woodshop and working puzzles.

     Funeral services for Mr. Howard R. “Bud” Davie will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro with Rev. John Walden officiating. Interment will be in the Anna City Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 2, 2016 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ware United Methodist Church. Envelopes will be available in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.

Louise Gee of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, September 21, 1928 – January 29, 2016

     Mrs. Louise Gee, age 87 of Anna died Friday, January 29, 2016 at her daughter’s home in Cape Girardeau, MO. She was born September 21, 1928 in Dongola, the daughter of Willard C. and Edith (Brewer) McHughes. She married James Lewis Gee on February 12, 1947 in Piggott, AR. He preceded her in death on April 17, 1969.

     Louise was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Louis Carl Sr., Willard Jr. Kenneth Russell and William Allen (Billy) McHughes; one grandson, Steven Dwayne Gee on December 21, 2015; two daughters, Joyce Marie Gee on March 20, 1949 and Margaret Gee Lingle on August 5, 2001, surviving is Margaret’s husband, R.A. Lingle, his son, Robbie Lingle of Anna and his children, Josh, Bryce and Ashley Lingle.

     Louise is survived by other loving biological and adopted family members, two sisters, Leona Carnell-Mount of Anna and Katie (Johnny) Edwards of Anna; daughter, Carolyn Sadler of Cape Girardeau, MO.; grandchildren, Tina Waller and Connie Hileman; great-grandchildren, Bryant Waller, Becky and Daniel Hileman; great-great-grandchildren, Mattie, Ali, Kale, Emma and Averie; adopted daughter and caretaker, Pam Gilman of Cape Girardeau, MO; daughter, Wilma (Allen) Raynor of Manhattan KS.; grandchildren, Michael Raynor, Jennifer Delrio and Timothy Raynor; great-grandchildren, Nikki, Mia, Luke, Aliyah and Hayden; sons, James Lewis Jr. (Debbie) Gee of Eminence, MO.; grandchildren, Jason and Jake Gee; great-grandchildren, Braden, Mackenzie and Paige; Michael (Kim) Gee of Umatilla, FL.; grandchildren, Michael, Shawn, and Sarah Coonce, Matthew and Joshua Gee; great-grandchildren, Connor and Jaxon; Elbert Gee of Anna; grandchildren, Jessica Willis and Natalie Gee; great-grandchildren, Jackson and Grant; Jeff Gee of Manhattan, KS.; grandchildren, Krystal, Kristina and Jeffery Gee; special friends, VFW members in  Anna, IL., Shawn, Kristen and Stephen Knupp; VFW members in Manhattan, KS., friends and patrons of Bob’s Tavern, friends and patrons of Lou’s Place; as well as numerous friends from Anna-Jonesboro, Southern IL., Southeast, MO., and Manhattan, KS.

     Louise was of the Baptist faith. She was a member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary in Manhattan, KS. She worked many years as a bartender.

     Memorial services for Mrs. Louise McHughes Gee will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 2, 2016 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna with Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Interment will be in the Anna City Cemetery. Friends may call after 11:00 a.m. and until the service hour at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Memorial contributions may be made to the VNA Hospice of Cape Girardeau, MO. Envelopes will be available in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna.

Edith Ann “Edie” Ice of Anna, Illinois, October 22, 1956 – January 29, 2016

     Mrs. Edith Ann “Edie” Ice, age 59 of Anna, died Friday, January 29, 2016 at her home. She was born October 22, 1956 in Anna, the daughter of Roy “Bud” Jr. and Shirley Ann “Sam” (Poole) Modglin.

     Edie is survived by her brother, Roy Modglin of Mounds; step-brother Leonard Sadler of Anna; step-sister, Sue Abernathy of Anna; cousins; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.

     Edie was a member of the Anna Heights Baptist Church. Edie was a 1974 graduate of Anna-Jonesboro Community High School, she obtained numerous post graduate degrees from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Edie worked for the State of Illinois for twenty years before her retirement. She worked as an investigator for the Department of Children and Family Services, the Department of Corrections and Department of Rehabilitation Services.

     Edie was generous with her time, she volunteered four years as a candy striper at Union County Hospital as well as four years volunteer work at Choate Mental Health.

     Funeral services for Mrs. Edith Ann “Edie” Ice will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 2, 2016 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro with Rev. Darryl Williams officiating. Interment will be in the St. John’s Cemetery at a later date. Friends may call after 11:00 a.m. and until the service hour at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. Memorial contributions may be made to P.A.W.S. Envelopes will be available in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.