Murphysboro Obituaries

  • Dennis White
    Dennis J. White, 70,of Murphysboro, went to be with the Lord on April 22, 2014. Dennis grew up in Shelbyville, Illinois. He attended Kemper Military School and College in Boonville, MO. Dennis furthered his college at Southwest Missouri State earning a Bachelor of Science. Mr. White was proud to serve as First Lieutenant in the […]
  • Carl Jean Higgs
    Carl Jean Higgs, 69, passed away at 8:14 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, in St. Joseph Memorial Hospital, Murphysboro. Carl Jean was born on October 3, 1944, in Eldorado, Illinois to Carl E. and Lois (Carner) Tucker. She was a housewife. Carl Jean married Lloyd Higgs, on August 19, 1971, in Eldorado, and he survives. […]
  • Carl Higgs
    Carl Jean Higgs, 69, passed away at 8:14 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, in St. Joseph Memorial Hospital, Murphysboro. Carl Jean was born on October 3, 1944, in Eldorado, Illinois to Carl E. and Lois (Carner) Tucker. She was a housewife. Carl Jean married Lloyd Higgs, on August 19, 1971, in Eldorado, and he survives. […]
  • Bertha Kerrens
    Bertha Etta Kerrens, 57, died at 12:05 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at her residence in Murphysboro. Bertha Etta was born October 22, 1956, in Carbondale, to Vernell Edward Robertson and Mary Frances (Daniels) Robertson. She had worked as a personal care assistant with the Department of Human Services. Mrs. Kerrens was a member of […]
  • Craig Novack
    Craig Paul Novack, 59, of Murphysboro, passed away at 8:45 a.m. Sunday, March 30, 2014, at the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Craig was born on May 5, 1954, in Murphysboro, Illinois, to Roger Carl Novack and Mary Ann (Cleiman) Novack. He had worked as a coal miner at the Consol Coal Mine and also at […]
  • Henry “Hank” Phillips
    Henry “Hank” Wilson Phillips, 78, of Gorham, Illinois, passed away at 1:15 a.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the Rehab and Care Center of Jackson County in Murphysboro, Illinois. Henry was born on May 24, 1935, in Murphysboro, to Henry Phillips and Alice (Boone) Phillips. He was a retired welder at the CIPS Power Plant […]
  • Beulah Ferguson
    Beulah M. Ferguson, 95, formerly of Murphysboro, Illinois, passed away at 7:40 a.m. Monday, March 24, 2014, at the Autumn Hills Health and Rehab Center of Demotte, Indiana. Beulah was born on April 27, 1918, in Murphysboro, Illinois, to Thomas M. Richards and Camilla (Schmeyller) Richards. Before retiring, she had worked in the janitorial department […]
  • Anabel Sauer
    Anabel Sauer, 100, of Murphysboro, Illinois, passed away at 7:55 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Parkway Manor in Marion, Illinois. Anabel was born on January 3, 1914, in Jackson County, Illinois, to Horace Wolfe and Anna (Ahner) Wolfe. She was a homemaker and had been a 4-H Leader. She was a member of the […]
  • Raymond Daniels
    Raymond O. Daniels, 89, of Murphysboro, Illinois, passed away at 10:35 p.m. Monday, March 17, 2014, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. Raymond was born on February 4, 1925, in West Frankfort, Illinois, to Rev. James B. Daniels and Sarah “Edna” Daniels. He had served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II […]