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Roger Lee Becker
Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at the Rankin Funeral Home for classmate Roger Lee Becker, of Iuka, with internment in the Iuka Cemetery. Pastor Darwin...
Last Post: Sep 21st 2018
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Myrtle Voss [Gilbreth]
Myrtle C. Voss of Carlyle, mother of classmate Steve Gilbreth, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, a the Carlyle Healthcare Center.

She was born Dec. 14, 1929, In Waterloo, IL, and was the...
Last Post: Aug 30th 2018
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
James "Jim" Davidson
James “Jim” M. Davidson, age 68 of Salem, died Tuesday, July 24th at Twin Willows Nursing Center in Salem. He was a plant manager at Jiffy Packaging in Salem and National Corporate Manager of...
Last Post: Jul 24th 2018
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Chris Brown
Chris Allen Brown, 68, of Salem died Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at his home in Salem.

He was born February 25, 1950, in Iuka, son of Kenneth F. and Wanda K. “Sue” (Metcalf) Brown. He...
Last Post: Jun 27th 2018
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Leota Richards
Mrs. Leota Pearl Richards, mother of classmate Bill Richards, died on Monday, June 4, 2018, at her home in Iuka in the care of her children.

She was born May 10, 1927, in Iuka,...
Last Post: Jun 5th 2018
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mr. Robert D. Cone
Robert Dexter Cone of Salem passed away at his home in Salem on April 4, 2018. He was born in Salem on Aug. 13, 1937, and was the son of Dexter and Gail (Hester) Cone. He married Nancy Leckrone on...
Last Post: Apr 6th 2018
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Deloris (Decker) Wantland
Deloris ”Dee” Wantland of Salem, sister of classmate Randy Decker, died at her home in Salem on Saturday, November 18, 2017, surrounded by her family.

She was born in Salem on...
Last Post: Nov 19th 2017
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Linda (Kretzer) Shaffer
Classmate Linda (Kretzer) Shaffer of Moweaqua, Illinois, died on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

She was born July 15, 1950, in Salem, and was the daughter of...
Last Post: Nov 19th 2017
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
James "Jim" Collier
James V. Collier, brother of classmate Marilyn (Collier) Matheny, passed away on October 19, 2019, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida.

He was born on...
Last Post: Oct 25th 2017
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Glen Anspach
Glen Anspach, husband of classmate Cindy (Burgess) Anspach, died at his home in Salem on Friday, October 17, 2017.

He was born in Iuka on October 26, 1938, and was the son of John and...
Last Post: Oct 15th 2017
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Ruth Ellen "Babe" (Gray) Thompson
Classmate Ruth Ellen “Babe” (Gray) Thompson of Suwanee, Georgia, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017. She was born on May 9, 1950, in Salem, Illinois, to Betty Ruth (Broom) Gray-Hawkins...
Last Post: Sep 30th 2017
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Doris Riley
Mrs. Doris Riley of Salem, IL, mother of classmate Jack Riley, passed away on Friday, September 29, 2017, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. She was born on November 3, 1926, at her...
Last Post: Sep 30th 2017
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Clinton R. "Buck" Shuler
Clinton Robert “Buck” Shuler, brother of classmate, Joyce (Shuler) Williams, died on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at his home in Salem.

He was born Feb. 17, 1931, in Tonti Township and...
Last Post: Jul 28th 2017
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Dorothy Palmer
Dorothy Palmer of Herrin, Illinois, mother of classmate Sue (Palmer) Forbes, passed away on July 4, 2017, at Anchor Memory Care of River to River in Marion.

She was born in Salem on...
Last Post: Jul 7th 2017
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Lanona Branson
Lanona Branson, mother of classmate Rosetta (Branson) Pflueger, died on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at the Odin Health Care Center.

She was born on May 16, 1929, in Waureka, Oklahoma,...
Last Post: Jun 16th 2017
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Pamela June (Sill) Gooden
Classmate Pamela June (Sill) Gooden, age 66, of Ferguson, Missouri, passed away Friday, January 6, 2017, at 2:30 p. m. Pam was born April 24, 1950, in Centralia, Illinois, to Ralph L. and Geraldine...
Last Post: Jan 8th 2017
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
James R. Gordon

James R. Gordon, brother of classmate Carl Gordon, died Thursday, January 5, 2017, at Twin Willows Nursing Center in Salem.

He was born on July 13, 1951, in Iuka, and was the...
Last Post: Jan 7th 2017
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Marjorie Wallis
Marjorie Kathryn Wallis, mother of classmate Judy (Wallis) Maier, died Sunday, November 6, 2016, at Fireside House in Centralia.

She was born June 4, 1927, in Texico, the daughter of...
Last Post: Nov 8th 2016
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Millie (Austin) Jones
Millie Jones, sister of classmate Marjorie Austin, passed away on Friday, August 26, 2016, at her home in Iuka.

She was born August 18, 1938, and was the daughter of Emmitt and Edna...
Last Post: Aug 28th 2016
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mr. Lloyd Foutch
Lloyd "Sonny" D. Foutch, step-father of classmate Rhae Ellen (Dodson) Alvis, passed away Monday, August 1, 2016, at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia. He was 83 years old.
Last Post: Aug 4th 2016
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Anna Mae Janke
Anna Mae Janke, mother of classmate Jeannell Gaston Charman, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the Odin Care Center. She was 93 years old.

Mrs. Janke was born November 15,...
Last Post: Jul 27th 2016
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mr. Earl D. Parish
Earl D. Parish of Salem, father of classmate Nancy (Parish) Meyer, died Friday, July 8, 2016, at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis.

He was born March 8, 1929, in Decatur, the son of...
Last Post: Jul 10th 2016
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Vera McIntosh
Vera McIntosh, mother of classmate Delores (McIntosh) Donovan, passed away at Green Tree Assisted Living in Mt. Vernon, IL, on April 28, 2016.

She was born April 7, 1930, in Salem, the...
Last Post: Apr 29th 2016
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Larry Sill
Larry Sill, brother of classmate Pamela (Sill) Gooden, died on Monday, March 28, 2016, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

He was born May 20, 1952, in Centralia, the...
Last Post: Mar 30th 2016
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Marcy Cates
Marcy Cates, 64, of Dix, and formerly of Salem and Centralia, passed away 4:50 p.m., Thursday, March 3, 2016, at White Oak Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, in Mt. Vernon. She was the sister of...
Last Post: Mar 4th 2016
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
William Keith Smith
William Keith Smith, 65, of Salem, died Monday, February 15, 2016, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia.

He was born July 22, 1950, in Salem, the son of William E. and...
Last Post: Feb 17th 2016
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Geraldine L. "Gerry" Hunter
Geraldine L. “Gerry” Hunter, mother of classmate Garry Hunter, died Friday, February 12, 2016. She was born on April 29, 1925, in Newton, Illinois, to Joseph and Anna (Bigard) Raef. She married...
Last Post: Feb 13th 2016
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Tom Piper
Tommy Wade Piper, brother of classmate Danny Piper, passed away at 2:30 p.m., Monday, November 23, 2015, at his residence in Herrin, Illinois.

Tommy was born on July 29, 1954, in Mt....
Last Post: Dec 5th 2015
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Jack R. Ashlock
Jack R. Ashlock, husband of classmate Dee Ann (Wilson) Ashlock, died Thursday, November 26, 2015, at his home in Salem in the care of his family.

He was born in St. Louis, Missouri,...
Last Post: Nov 28th 2015
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Melvin R. Garren
Melvin Ray Garren, husband of classmate Vickie Osborn Garren, died on Thursday, October 15, 2015, at Centralia Manor in Centralia, Illinois.

He was born on March 28, 1941, in Walnut...
Last Post: Oct 17th 2015
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Deatra "Dee Dee" Ann (Hackworth) Cordes
Classmate Deatra “Dee Dee” Ann Cordes, 65, of Centralia died on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL.

She was born May 7, 1950, in...
Last Post: Sep 18th 2015
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Larry H. Branson
Larry Hue Branson of Salem, brother of classmate Rosetta (Branson) Pflueger, died on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at Salem Township Hospital.

He was born on October 30, 1948, in Salem,...
Last Post: Jul 31st 2015
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Ima Jean Cantrell
Ima Jean Cantrell, 88, mother of classmate Bob Cantrell, passed away on July 22, 2015, at the Liberty Village of Maryville. IL. She was both a homemaker and a farm wife who devoted many hours...
Last Post: Jul 23rd 2015
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Craig Williams
Craig Evan Williams, 36, of Odin, passed away on July 11, 2015 in Odin as a result of a traffic accident. He was the son of classmate, Linda (Hamblin) Williams.

Funeral services for...
Last Post: Jul 14th 2015
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Marie Cates
Mrs. Marie Cates, mother of classmate Cindy (Cates) Henry, died at 7:30 a. m. Sunday, June 7, 2015, at Green Tree Memory Care in Mt. Vernon.

She was born Aug. 27, 1929, in Mt. Vernon,...
Last Post: Jun 9th 2015
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Hilda Bisel
Hilda B. Bisel, 93, of Salem, died Monday May 25, 2015. She was the mother of classmate, Anita (Bisel) Petersen.

Mrs. Bisel was born on Oct. 5, 1921, in Salem and was the daughter of...
Last Post: May 26th 2015
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Raymond E. Shuler
Raymond E. Shuler of Alma, brother of classmate Joyce (Shuler) Williams, died on May 13, 2015, at Doctors Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Salem.

He was born Feb. 22, 1933, in...
Last Post: May 16th 2015
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Johnny Mike Dalton
Johnny Mike Dalton, brother of classmate David Dalton, passed away May 15, 2015 at his home in Salem. He was a furniture mover and member of the Trinity Methodist Church.

He was born...
Last Post: May 16th 2015
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Glen Cecil Dodson
Classmate Glen Cecil Dodson, 65, of Salem, died on Thursday, April 2, 2015, at his son's residence in Arcanum, Ohio.

He was born in Salem on November 3, 1949, and was the son of Betty...
Last Post: Apr 10th 2015
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Aribella M. Thomason
Aribella M. Thomason, great-granddaughter of classmate Sandra Haught Hallet died Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at Salem Township Hospital. She was born on December 19, 2014, and was the daughter of...
Last Post: Mar 26th 2015
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Michael B. Kane
Michael B. Kane, brother of classmate Tim Kane, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2015.

He is survived by his parents Charles and Phyllis Kane, his sister Kitty Medder, his brothers...
Last Post: Mar 25th 2015
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Eva Jett
Eva Pearl Jett, mother of classmate Donna Jett Livesay, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Doctors Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Salem.

She was born Oct. 18, 1924, in Tonti...
Last Post: Mar 24th 2015
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mr. Buddy Earl Maxey
Buddy Earl Maxey, father of classmate Phyllis (Maxey) Wilkinson, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at Doctors' Nursing Home in Salem.

He was born August 12, 1921, in Omega, the...
Last Post: Feb 20th 2015
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Maurice Decker
Maurice E. Decker of Salem, brother of classmate Randy Decker, died on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born June 5, 1942, in Salem, son of Earl Lawrence and...
Last Post: Nov 21st 2014
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Harold Austin
Harold Austin, brother of classmate Marjorie Austin, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at his home in the care his son and grandson.

He was born May 17, 1936, in Farmersville, son of Emmitt...
Last Post: Nov 2nd 2014
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Harold "Jack" Bray

Classmate Harold “Jack” Bray, age 63, passed away at 4:15 a. m. on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at his home in Centralia, Illinois.

He was born on December 31, 1950, in...
Last Post: Oct 2nd 2014
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mr. Randle Hancock
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a. m. today, September 3, 2014, at the Marion City Cemetery in Marion, IL, for Randle Hancock of rural Iuka. He was the father of classmate, Dale Hancock....
Last Post: Sep 3rd 2014
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Barbara Piper
Barbara Ann Piper, wife of classmate Danny L. Piper, died Friday, June 20, 2014, after a courageous battle against cancer.
She was born Sept. 17, 1951, in Centralia, IL, and was the daughter...
Last Post: Jun 25th 2014
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mr. Ralph Holler
Ralph Gordon Holler, father of classmate Randy Holler, died on Monday, April 28, 2014, at Odin Care Center in Odin, IL.

He was born on July 28, 1927, in Romine Township in Marion...
Last Post: Apr 29th 2014
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Steven W. Hill
Steven W. Hill, brother of classmate Donna Hill Emmons, passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Boca Raton, FL, from complications of lifelong Type 1 diabetes. He was born in Rolla, Missouri, on...
Last Post: Apr 9th 2014
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Anna Irene Yates
A Celebration of Life service for Anna Irene Yates, mother of classmate Rita Goble Rogers, was held at 11:00 a. m. today, Thursday, March 20, 2014, at the Carroll-Lewellen Funeral Home in Longmont,...
Last Post: Mar 20th 2014
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Dona "Bobbie" Howe
Dona Pauline “Bobbie” Howe, 90, of Salem and formerly of Iuka, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at Doctors Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Salem. She was the mother of classmate Vickie Howe...
Last Post: Feb 22nd 2014
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Peggy Sue (Dodson) Ochs
Peggy Sue (Dodson) Ochs, sister of classmate Glen Dodson, died on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at her home in Loogootee, Indiana. She was cremated and private services will be held at a later date. The...
Last Post: Nov 15th 2013
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Tracy L. Smith
Tracy L. Smith, husband of classmate Ruth Cash-Smith, of Edmunds, ME, passed away after a long illness on November 3, 2013, peacefully and quietly, the same way he lived life since 1990 when he...
Last Post: Nov 7th 2013
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Lawanda Crain
Lawanda Crain, mother of classmate Sherry Crain Meyer, died Tuesday, November 5, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia.

She was born Nov. 8, 1925, in Snowhill, AR, the daughter of...
Last Post: Nov 6th 2013
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Lrry Dean Decker
Larry Dean Decker, brother of classmate Randy Decker, died Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at his home in Riverton, Utah.

He was born Jan. 22, 1947, son of Earl L. and Dona “Mildred"...
Last Post: Nov 6th 2013
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Terry Shellabarger
Terry A. Shellabarger, brother of classmate Karen Burris, died Monday, July 29, 2013, in Salem.

He was born Feb. 2, 1947, in Salem, son of Lucian C. and Marilyn (Olson) Shellabarger....
Last Post: Jul 31st 2013
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Robert D. Fitch
Robert D. Fitch, step-father of classmate Kathy Braden Matthews, died on Monday, July 22, 2013, at Doctors Health and Rehabilitation Center in Salem.

He was born Feb. 23, 1918, in...
Last Post: Jul 23rd 2013
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
James R. Harriman
James Russell Harriman, husband of classmate Carolyn Sue White, died Monday, June 17, 2013 at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Centralia.

Services will be held at 11 a. m....
Last Post: Jun 20th 2013
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Martha Deason
Martha Deason, mother of classmate David Deason, passed away on Monday, June 10, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. She was 93 years old.

She is survived by two daughters:...
Last Post: Jun 12th 2013
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Norma Holler
We extend our condolences to classmate Randy Holler on the death of his mother.

Norma Jean Holler, formerly of Salem, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2013, at Country Side Manor in...
Last Post: Mar 24th 2013
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Betty Gray Hawkins
We extend our condolences to classmate Ruth Gray Thompson on the death of her mother, Betty Gray Hawkins. Mrs. Hawkins died Wednesday March 20, 2013, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt....
Last Post: Mar 21st 2013
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mr. LeRoy See
We extend our condolences to classmate Michael See on the death of his father, Leroy.

LeRoy Mason See, age 90, of Salem, died Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 at St. Anthony's Hospital...
Last Post: Feb 14th 2013
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Joseph "Joe" Claypool, Jr.
We extend our condolences to Deatra “Dee Dee” (Hackworth) Cordes on the death of her son, Joe.

Joseph Francis Claypool, Jr., 43, of Weyers Cave, VA, died Tuesday, February 12,...
Last Post: Feb 14th 2013
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Mary Bass
Mary Bass, mother of classmate Steve Bass, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at Doctors Rehabilitation Center in Salem. She is survived by two sons, Steve Bass and wife Peggy, and Terry Bass...
Last Post: Jan 23rd 2013
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Joe Collum
Joe Collum of Ava, brother of classmate Carolyn Collum Arnold, died Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. He was 60 years old.

He was born June...
Last Post: Dec 30th 2012
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Doris Ola Harmon
Doris Ola Harmon, 96, mother of classmate Gayla Harmon Fitzgerald, passed away December 24 at Doctor's Nursing and Rehabilitation in Salem. Survivors include two sons and four daughters: Marion L....
Last Post: Dec 26th 2012
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Edna Dalton
Edna Dalton, 88, of Salem, mother of classmate David Dalton, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at Doctors Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Salem.

She is survived by her son...
Last Post: Dec 12th 2012
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mrs. Virginia Jamison
Virginia Jamison, mother of classmate Bob Jamison, died Saturday, November 24th, at Doctor's Nursing Home in Salem. She was a graduate of Centralia High School, Eureka College, and the University of...
Last Post: Nov 26th 2012
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Bernice Lewellen
Bernice Lewellen, 95, of Mentor, Ohio, and formerly of Salem, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at Hospice House in Cleveland, Ohio. Mrs. Lewellen taught at various schools in Marion...
Last Post: Sep 2nd 2012
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Norma Maxey
Norma Maxey, mother of classmate Phyllis Maxey Wilkinson, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.
She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Buddy Earl Maxey; three sons: Wayne Maxey and...
Last Post: Aug 30th 2012
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Lester Branch
Lester O. Branch, 82, father of Linda (Branch)Smith, passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2012, in Effingham, IL. He is survived by his daughter, Linda and husband Rick Smith of Salem; grandchildren...
Last Post: Mar 5th 2012
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Velma Brasel
Velma Lee Brasel, 82, mother of Don Miller, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2011, at Friendship Nursing Home in Nashville, IL.

She is survived by her son, Don Miller and wife Iris...
Last Post: Dec 25th 2011
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Terry L. Dial

Terry L. Dial, 61, of Salem, husband of classmate Bonnie Pickett Dial, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at Salem Township Hospital. He served in the United States Marine Corps and was a...
Last Post: Sep 7th 2011
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Floyd D. Riley
Floyd D. Riley, father of classmate Jack Riley and father-in-law of classmate David Malan, passed away Thursday morning, July 21, at Salem Township Hospital. Mr. Riley was a farmer and the owner and...
Last Post: Jul 21st 2011
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Charles Bryant
Charles Bryant, brother of classmate Chris Bryant, passed away today, July 20, 2011. Charles was a member of the SCHS Class of 1970. Please keep Chris in your thoughts and prayers.
Last Post: Jul 20th 2011
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
David Collum
David Collum, youngest brother of classmate Carolyn Collum Arnold, passed away on Thursday, July 14, following a massive heart attack. He would have been 50 years old next month. He leaves behind a...
Last Post: Jul 20th 2011
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Melbourne Cantrell
Melbourne Cantrell, father of classmate Bob Cantrell, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2011, at Liberty Village of Maryville.
He is survived by his son Bob Cantrell and wife Vicki of Salem; a...
Last Post: Jul 10th 2011
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Grace Teets has passed away.
Eva Grace Teets, age 60, of Centralia, died at 9:15 am Sunday, May 22, 2011 at her home. Ms. Teets was a homemaker and a lifelong area resident. She was a member of Eternity Baptist Church.
Last Post: May 26th 2011
Author: JEannellg
# of posts: 1
Billy E. Shinn
Billy E. Shinn, age 80, of Salem, died Thursday, April 14th, 2011. He was a contractor and member of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Salem.

Survivors include his wife, Jeanne Shinn of...
Last Post: Apr 15th 2011
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Marquetta Kohrig
Marquetta Kohrig, 87, of Salem died Saturday, April 2, 2011, at Twin Willows Nursing Home in Salem.
She was born Jan. 21, 1924 in Drumright, OK, daughter of Clyde R. and Lynar Fulkerson. On...
Last Post: Apr 4th 2011
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Carl Y. Cantrell
Carl Y. Cantrell, age 94, of Salem, passed away Thursday, February 3rd, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. He was the father of classmate David Cantrell who passed away in 1992. Mr. Cantrell...
Last Post: Feb 5th 2011
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Gertrude H. Fitch
Gertrude H. Fitch, mother of classmate Kathy Braden Matthews, passed away Saturday morning, Jan. 22, 2011. Survivors include her husband, Robert Fitch; four children: Sylvia Braden Hester and...
Last Post: Jan 22nd 2011
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Linda Berger Pennington
Former SCHS Class of 1968 classmate Linda Berger Pennington passed away on Thursday, Dec. 23. 2010. Further information is available in the "Classmates" section of this site. We extend our...
Last Post: Dec 28th 2010
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 2
Lucille Harris
Lucille Harris, mother of classmate Tony Harris, passed away Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010, at Villa East Nursing Facility in Sherman.
She was born Oct. 11, 1919, in Iuka, daughter of Everett E. and...
Last Post: Dec 21st 2010
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 2
Emil Williams
Emil F. Williams, 79, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at his residence in Centralia. Members of the SCHS Class of 1968 may remember Mr. Williams as a math teacher and coach at Salem Junior High...
Last Post: Nov 24th 2010
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Glen Meyer
Glen H. Meyer, formerly of Centralia, IL, died October 29, 2010, at his home in Winter Haven, FL. He was the husband of classmate Nancy Parish Meyer and was 67 years old. He retired as Information...
Last Post: Nov 2nd 2010
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
David Shufeldt
David L. Shufeldt, 61, of Columbia, Missouri passed away on October 8, 2010, at University Hospital.
David was born February 22, 1949, in Salem, Illinois, to Charles and Pauline Howe...
Last Post: Oct 11th 2010
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Dorothy Beard
Dorothy L. Beard, mother of classmate Kathy Beard Smith, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.
She is survived by three daughters: Donna...
Last Post: Oct 1st 2010
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Phillip Groff
Phillip Groff of Sandoval, brother of classmate Margaret Groff Mainer, passed away Sunday, July 25, 2010, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Centralia. He was born Feb. 20, 1946 in Centralia,...
Last Post: Jul 27th 2010
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Maurine Osborn
Maurine P. Osborn, 96, of Kell died at 9:15 a. m. Sunday, May 3, 2009, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon, IL. She was the aunt of Roy and David Osborn. Services will be held at 11 a. m....
Last Post: Jun 2nd 2010
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 2
Mick Arndt
Robert "Mick" Arndt, brother of classmate Janet Arndt Pratt, passed away on Monday, May 31, 2010, at John Cochran VA Hospital in St. Louis. He was 62 years old.

In addition to his...
Last Post: Jun 2nd 2010
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Dorothy Cushman
Dorothy Cushman, 81, of Salem, mother of classmate Darwin Cushman, Jr., died Monday at Doctor's Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Survivors include three sons: Darwin Cushman, Jr. of...
Last Post: May 4th 2010
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Betty Woodward's step father passed away.
Henry 'Mac' McGregor, age 91, of Salem died Sunday, April 25th, at Salem Township Hospital. He was a sheet metal worker.
Funeral services for Henry 'Mac' McGregor will be held at ten in the...
Last Post: Apr 27th 2010
Author: JEannellg
# of posts: 2
Velma L. Duncan
Velma L. Duncan, 81, of Salem, mother of classmate Patty Duncan Helpingstine, passed away Sunday, March 28, 2010, at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Centralia. She was born Nov. 23, 1928, in...
Last Post: Mar 29th 2010
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Derald Beard, Jr.
Derald Beard, Jr., the brother of classmate Kathy Beard Smith, passed away Friday, March 26, 2010, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Springfield.
He was born July 5, 1952, in Salem, son of Derald E....
Last Post: Mar 28th 2010
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Wanda Collum
Wanda M. Collum, 78, of Salem died Friday, March 5, 2010, at Doctors Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Salem.
She was born in Salem on Oct. 9, 1931, daughter of Richard Bennie and Velma M....
Last Post: Mar 6th 2010
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Blanche Hofstetter
Our condolences go out to Tom Hofstetter whose grandmother Blanche Hofstetter passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2009, at Salem Memorial Hospital at the age of 101.
Mrs. Hofstetter was born in...
Last Post: Nov 14th 2009
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 2
Lesta Alderson
Lesta Alderson, mother of Sandra Alderson Barnes, passed away on Friday, October 30, 2009, at the Odin Care Center in Odin, IL. She is survived by her daughters, Sandra Barnes of Salem, and Sue...
Last Post: Nov 1st 2009
Author: JEannellg
# of posts: 1
Geraldine (Kemp) Linder
Our condolences to Bill and Barb Kemp on the passing of Bill's sister Geraldine "Jerry" Linder. Jerry passed away in her sleep at her home in rural Odin on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009.
She was...
Last Post: Sep 18th 2009
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Grover Malan
Grover L. Malan, 89, of Odin died Thursday, August 20, 2009. He was born on November 27, 1919, in Patoka, son of Roy and Maude (Irick) Malan. On October 20, 1945, he married Lois Haskins, and she...
Last Post: Aug 23rd 2009
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 2
Gerry Austin Wyatt
Gerry Austin Wyatt

Wyatt, Gerry Austin, 61, left our world on June 27, 2009 to be with his Maker. Gerry was an employee of Learjet for 34 years. Gerry was born in Salem, Il., Feb. 20,...
Last Post: Aug 13th 2009
Author: JEannellg
# of posts: 1
Charles "Michael" Aaron
Charles "Michael" Aaron, 59, of Salem died June 19, 2009, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
He was born on Dec. 17, 1949, in Salem, son of William H. and Thelma...
Last Post: Jul 30th 2009
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 3
Frances Marion Smith
Frances Marion Smith, age 89, of Salem died on Thursday, June 25 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was a retired dietician at Murray’s Children Center in Centralia. She was also a...
Last Post: Jun 27th 2009
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Mary Ruth Wham Turnbull
Mary Ruth Wham Turnbull, age 100 of Salem, died Friday, May 29 at Salem Township Hospital. She was a retired teacher.

Funeral services for Mary Ruth Wham Turnbull will be Wednesday,...
Last Post: Jun 4th 2009
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 2
Pauline Purcell
Pauline E.Purcell, mother of Theresa Purcell Plumb, died Friday, Apr. 24, 2009 at Salem Township Hospital. Mrs. Purcell is survived by four sons and nine daughters. She was a homemaker and faithful...
Last Post: May 6th 2009
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 2
Leonard Williams & Carl Albert
I attended the funeral of Leonard Williams in November. He was laid to rest in the Martin Cemetery in rural Alma. To my surprise, a row behind Leonard was the gravesite of Carl Albert.I found this...
Last Post: Apr 13th 2009
Author: janet140
# of posts: 1
Emma (McKinney) Wall
Word has been received of the death of Emma Wall, 84, or Myton, Utah, and formerly of Salem, on Friday, March 20, 2009, in Myton.
Local survivors include her daughter,Kathy McKinney Elder,of...
Last Post: Mar 24th 2009
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
John E Mount
Funeral services for John Mount were held at 11am on Thursday, March 5th at the Pleasant Grove Church. Randy Hayes officiated.
Rogers Atkins Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. ...
Last Post: Mar 6th 2009
Author: JEannellg
# of posts: 2
Raymond Richardson
Raymond Richardson passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2009, at Fireside Nursing Home in Centralia. Services will be held at 11 a. m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church in Centralia with...
Last Post: Jan 4th 2009
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Clara Meador
Clara Mae Meador, mother of Greg Meador, passed away on Monday, December 22, 2008, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today (Dec. 23) at Rankin...
Last Post: Dec 23rd 2008
Author: bjloew
# of posts: 1
Leonard Williams
James Leonard Williams died on Tuesday, November 25, 2008. He is being buried today, November 29th, in Salem. Leonard was a kind and gentle soul and will be missed by many. Since we live in Texas,...
Last Post: Dec 17th 2008
Author: petreae
# of posts: 3
Bonadean Francois passed away.
Mary Bonadean Francois - 10/7/08 - Mary Ann Shufeldt's mother.

Mary Bonadean Francois, age 96, of Salem died Friday, October 3 at the Salem Township Hospital.

A Mass of...
Last Post: Nov 30th 2008
Author: JEannellg
# of posts: 2
Audrey Shook passed away.
Doug Shook's mother Audrey Shook passed away.

Audrey Shook, age 79, of Salem, died Saturday, November 8th, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. She was a retired waitress and...
Last Post: Nov 30th 2008
Author: JEannellg
# of posts: 3
Miles "Bill" Osborn passed away.
Roy Osborn's father passed away.

Miles "Bill" Osborn, age 88, of Kell, died Sunday, November 9th at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor. He was a licensed funeral director for over 50years...
Last Post: Nov 30th 2008
Author: JEannellg
# of posts: 2
Tony Harris' father passed away
Lloyd 'L.F.' Harris, age 83, of Springfield, formerly of Salem, died November 19th, at the Mill Creek Alzheimer's Special Care facility in Springfield. He was retired from Western Electric as an...
Last Post: Nov 30th 2008
Author: JEannellg
# of posts: 2
BJ Lance passed away
B.J. Lance - 10/10/08 - SCHS Teacher
B.J. Lance, age 88, of Salem died on Sunday, October 6th, 2008.

A graveside service for B.J. Lance was held at Paradise Cemetery in Salem....
Last Post: Nov 19th 2008
Author: JEannellg
# of posts: 1