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Venetta Marie Brys of Anna, Illinois died on November 20, 2014

Frank Edward Johnson of Cobden, Illinois died on November 3, 2014

Donald Ray Shadowens of Anna, Illinois died on November 15, 2014

Venetta Marie Brys of Anna, Illinois, April 10, 1942 – November 20, 2014

     Mrs. Venetta Marie Brys, age 72 of Anna, died at 8:09 a.m. Thursday, November 20, 2014 at her home. She was born April 10, 1942 in Carbondale, the daughter of Roger Lee and Margaret Marie Simmons Atwood.

     Venetta is survived by her two sons, Jackie Dean (Julianne) Brys of Lake Village, IN, John Roger (Lydia) Brys of Valparaiso, IN; four grandchildren, John Charles Brys, Venetta Ann Brys, Bryan Anthony Brys, Roger Aaron Brys; three great grandchildren, Dominick Ratliff, Mark Brys, Jackson Strain; one sister in law, Emilie Atwood of Anna; other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Joseph Lee Brys; two brothers and one sister.

     Venetta was a member of the Family Worship Center in Johnston City, IL for many years.

     Funeral services for Mrs. Venetta Marie Brys will be at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, November 22, 2014 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna with Pastor Charles Jennings officiating with cremation to follow. Friends may call from 5-7:00 p.m. Saturday, November 22, 2014 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Envelopes will be available at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna.

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Venetta Marie Brys of Anna, Illinois, November 30, 1999 – November 20, 2014

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Donald Ray Shadowens of Anna, Illinois, July 3, 1935 – November 15, 2014

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          Mr. Donald Ray Shadowens, age 79 of Anna, formerly of Cobden, died at 10:54 a.m. Saturday, November 15, 2014 in the Carbondale Memorial Hospital. He was born July 3, 1935 in Makanda, the son of Clarence and Ester Boaz Shadowens. He married Ruth Cavaness on September 3, 2004 in Marion, Illinois.

          Donald is survived by his wife, Ruth Cavaness; one son, Terry Shadowens of Foley Alabama; five grandchildren, Bronson, Bandon, Zach, Alexandra, and Cody; other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sons, Jack and Randy Shadowens.

            Donald was a member of the Carrol P. Foster Post # 3455 V.F.W. Auxiliary. He was a bricklayer and also operated the Tip Top Tavern for many years.

            Private graveside services for Mr. Donald Ray Shadowens were held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at the Alto Pass Cemetery with Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna in charge of arrangements.

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Murriel Snyder of Cahokia, Illinois, October 19, 1928 – November 4, 2014

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       Mrs. Murriel Snyder, age 86 of Cahokia, formerly of Cobden, died at 10:43 p.m. Tuesday, November 4, 2014 in the Carbondale Rehab and Nursing Center. She was born October 19, 1928 in Makanda, the daughter of James P. and Nona L. Green Wright. She married Jimmie M. Snyder on January 21, 1960 in St. Louis, Missouri.

        Murriel is survived by her husband, Jimmie M. Snyder of Granite City; two foster children, Michael Stringer and Melissa Gurney; one sister; Beulah Pribble of Herrin; niece Evelyn Hileman of Anna; other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.

        Murriel was a member of the Jerome Lane Baptist Church in Cahokia for many years.

        Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Murriel Snyder will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 15, 2014 in the Evergreen Cemetery in Makanda with Rev. Ivan Ryan officiating. Inurnment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Makanda. Friends are asked to go directly to the Cemetery.

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Frank Edward Johnson of Cobden, Illinois, May 7, 1941 – November 3, 2014

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          Mr. Frank Edward Johnson, age 73 of Cobden, died at 6:24 p.m. Monday, November 3, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. He was born May 7, 1941 in Milan, Tennessee. Frank was a member of the New Life Tabernacle in Murphysboro.

          Frank is survived by his niece, Alice Heithecker; close friends, Betty Arnold and Adell Fuller both of Cobden; Tonya Okaracr of Holly Springs, North Carolina. He was preceded in death by both of his parents; two sons, Bobby and Joseph Johnson; four brothers, Jimmy Louise Johnson, Robert Earl Johnson, Bobby Johnson, and Boso Johnson.

          Funeral services for Mr. Frank Edward Johnson will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 14, 2014 at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden with Rev. Larry Worthen officiating. Interment will be in the Cobden Cemetery. Friends may call from 1-2:00 p.m. Friday, November 14, 2014 at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden.

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Earl L. Edmonds of Anna, Illinois, April 17, 1927 – November 9, 2014

     Mr. Earl L. Edmonds, age 87 of Anna, died at 8:58 pm, Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the Herrin Hospital in Herrin.  He was born on April 17, 1927 in West Frankfort, the son of Loren and Ada (Johnson) Edmonds.  He was united in marriage to Lola J. Otten on October 8, 1947 in Piggott, AR and celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary this year.

     Earl is survived by his wife Lola Edmonds of Anna; one son, Dennis (Charla) Edmonds of Manchester, MO; one grandson, David Edmonds; one granddaughter, Laura (Shaun) Cox; two great-granddaughters, Jade Edmonds and Annabelle Cox; other relatives and many friends.  He was preceded by his parents and one brother, Carl Edmonds.

     Earl was a member of the Anna Heights Baptist Church for many years.  He was a member of the Anna Masonic Lodge #520 and also a past president of the Kiwanis.  Earl was a past director of the Illinois Association of School Boards and he served on the Anna District 37 school board for twenty-nine years. 

     Funeral services for Mr. Earl L. Edmonds will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna with Pastor Darryl Williams officiating.  Interment will be in the Anna Cemetery.  Friends may call after 9:00 a.m. and until the service hour at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Masonic Rites will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday November 12, 2014 at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Anna Heights Baptist Church.  Envelopes will be available at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna.

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Ginger Sue Glasco of Wolf Lake, Illinois, April 6, 1937 – November 6, 2014

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       Mrs. Ginger Sue Glasco, age 77 of Wolf Lake, died at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, November 6, 2014 at her home with her family by her side. She was born April 6, 1937 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, the daughter of Carr and Wilma (Githens) Ward. She married Garry Glasco on August 22, 1954 in Wolf Lake, they recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

        Ginger is survived by her loving husband, Garry Glasco of Wolf Lake; one daughter, Vicki (Ernie) Escue of Makanda; one son, Kerry (Sandy) Glasco of Jonesboro; grandchildren, Shelly (Tom) Glasco-Pearl of Anna, Mindy (Joe) Keene of Carbondale, Jorden Glasco, currently stationed in Washington, D.C., Jaimerson Escue of Springield, MO, Jada “Jen” Escue of Los Angeles, CA, Scott (Mickellynn) Escue of Cobden and Stephen Escue of Miami, FL; great- grandchildren, Kamryn, Kacey, Princeton, and Maci; one sister, Lillian Chaney of Troy, MO; nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son, Gary; one grandson, Brandon; one brother, Carr “Sonny” Ward Jr.; one brother in law, Louis Chaney.

        Ginger was a homemaker. In fulfilling her role of a homemaker she upheld many job being a “farmer’s wife”. She raised her children, cooked many meals for family and farmhands and spent ample time with her family. She was an amazing seamstress who made many Halloween costumes for her grandchildren and many clothes. She loved to play games, make crafts and watch movies; her favorite movies were Disney. Ginger was a devout Christian and a member of the Lockard Chapel Baptist Church in Jonesboro for many years.

        Funeral services for Mrs. Ginger Sue Glasco will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 10, 2014 at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro with Rev. Jack Richardson officiating. Interment will be in the Jonesboro Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Envelopes will be available at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.

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Hazel D. Pinnon of Wolf Lake, Illinois, October 5, 1920 – November 4, 2014

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          Mrs. Hazel D. Pinnon, age 94 of Wolf Lake, died at 5:02 am, Tuesday, November 4, 2014 in Anna.  She was born on October 5, 1920 in New Madrid, MO, the daughter of William Edward and Callie (Chronister) Smith.  Hazel married Charles Eugene Pinnon on June 21, 1942 in New Madrid, MO.  He preceded her in death on August 22, 1998.

          Hazel is survived by four sons, Clyde (Patty) Pinnon of Wolf Lake, Ken (Sherry) Pinnon of Lick Creek, Paul (Patti) Pinnon of Wolf Lake and James (Anne) Pinnon of Wickliffe, KY; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.  She was preceded in death by her husband; two sons, Doyle and Charles Pinnon; three sisters and one brother.

          Funeral services for Mrs. Hazel D. Pinnon will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, November 7, 2014 at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro with the Rev. Chris Jones officiating.  Interment will be in the Jonesboro Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro on Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 5 until 8:00 pm. 

 

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Lorene Faye Lingle of Lick Creek, Illinois, December 7, 1926 – November 3, 2014

     Mrs. Lorene Faye Lingle, age 87 of Lick Creek, died at 7:40 a.m. Monday, November 3, 2014 in the Parkway Manor in Marion. She was born December 7, 1926 in Goreville, the daughter of Louis O. “Bill” and Elsie Baker Stout. She married Ralph Lingle on October 12, 1943 in Piggott, AR. He preceded her in death on March 22, 1992.

     Lorene is survived by her three sons, Denny (Doris) Lingle of Goreville, Mike (Dorain) Lingle of Marion, Greg Lingle of Carterville; nine grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; one sister, Virginia Page of Carterville; other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Ralph Lingle; two brothers, Bill and Jim Stout; two sisters, Rosalee Delgado and Lowanda Pulliam.

     Lorene was a member of the Lick Creek Pentecostal Church for many years.

     Funeral services for Mrs. Lorene Faye Lingle will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 6, 2014 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna with Rev. Clifton Lingle officiating. Interment will be in the Ebenezer Hall Cemetery in Lick Creek. Friends may call from 5 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 5, 2014 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lick Creek Pentecostal Church. Envelopes will be available at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna.  

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Earl N. Frick of Jonesboro, Illinois, June 25, 1928 – October 30, 2014

    Mr. Earl N. Frick, age 86 of Jonesboro, died at 2:14 a.m. Thursday, October 30, 2014 in the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. He was born June 25, 1928 in Jonesboro, the son of Homer and Carrie Ethel Earnhart Frick. He married Mary Lou Knupp on March 27, 1954 in Anna.

    Earl is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Mary Lou Frick of Jonesboro; one son, Clifford D. Frick of Jonesboro; one daughter, Rita Kelley of St. Louis, MO; three grandchildren, Amanda (David) Hannan of Metropolis, Dr. Michael (Bridget) Boyd of Westmont, IL, Carrie  (Chris) Harrell of Chesapeake, VA; six great-grandchildren, Katelyn, Allison and Kyle Hannan, Miles and Amos Boyd, Avenlee Harrell; one brother, Roy W. Frick of Anna; one niece, Lisa Jo (Scott) Lemon of Midlothian, TX; other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and infant sibling.

    Earl graduated from Anna Jonesboro Community High School in 1946. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict from 1951-1953, receiving an honorable discharge, for his honest and faithful service on November 7, 1959. He was a member of the Carroll P. Foster Post #3455 of the V.F.W. in Anna.

    Earl was employed at the Florsheim Shoe Factory for forty two years, he retired as Commissary Clerk in 1991. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Jonesboro for many years.

    Funeral services for Mr. Earl N. Frick will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 8, 2014 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro with Pastor Michael Turner officiating. Interment will be in the Jonesboro Cemetery. Graveside military honors 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 in Marion. Friends may call from 4 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, October 7, 2014 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.

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