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Geraldine Theresa Palmer

MARION -- Geraldine Theresa Palmer, 57, died at 11:36 p. m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004, in Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Geraldine was born on July 3, 1947, to Edward and Maxine (Vilet) Trombetta in Chicago. She married John Palmer in July of 1978 in Chicago, and he survives in Herrin. Survivors include her mother, Maxine Stewart of Marion; one son, Scott Palmer of New Mexico; four daughters and one son-in-law, Christine and Rusty Hazen of Pearland, Texas, Tracy Garcia and Melissa Palmer, both of Marion, and Jennifer Palmer of Herrin; seven grandchildren, Celest Hazen of Houston, Brandon Garcia of Marion, Sara Hazen of Pearland, Texas, Zachary Oliver, Tyler Palmer and Madison Palmer, all of Marion, and Zoe Kennedy of Herrin; one brother and sister-in-law, Don and Judy Trombetta of Marion; one sister, Arlene Guthrie of Plainfield; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father and her stepfather, Jack Stewart. Services will be at 1:30 p. m. today in Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation was on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the American Heart and Lung Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Donald D. Bennett

MARION -- Donald D. Bennett, 57, of North Myrtle Beach, S. C. , died Monday, Sept. 13, 2004, at McLeod Medical Center in Florence, S. C. , after an extended illness. Donald was born in Decatur on Sept. 10, 1947, to William and Margaret (Burpo) Bennett. Donald graduated from Zeigler-Royalton High School in 1966. He was a Vietnam veteran who served three tours of infantry service in the U. S. Army. He was very active in pursing the rights and recognition of Vietnam veterans and disabled American veterans. He spoke before Congress as a representative of disabled veterans. Survivors include his stepmother, Loudene Bennett of Marion; five sisters, Billie Griffin of Schaumburg, Bobbie Nicholson of Seneca, S. C. , Margie Cook of St. Petersburg, Fla. , Jackie Cullum of Nashville, Tenn., and Joy Hulett of Lubbock, Texas; one brother, Michael Bennett of Greenville, S. C.; three stepbrothers, Roger Rich of Marion, Tom Rich of Alexandria, Ky., and Jeff Rich of Marion; and one stepsister, Barbara Jones of Marion. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Margaret Bennett, and one stepsister, Karen Khachikian. Services will be at 11 a. m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004, in Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion, with Dr. Bob Wagner officiating. Burial will follow in Denning Cemetery, with military rites at the graveside performed by VFW Post 1301 and American Legion Post 147 of Marion. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p. m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Disabled American Veterans. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Michael Alan Cole

CHESTER -- Michael Alan Cole was stillborn on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, in Memorial Hospital in Chester. Services will be at 2 p. m. today in Evergreen Cemetery in Chester, with the Rev. Phillip Keeton officiating. Schroeder-McClure Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.

John Thomas 'Tom' Osborn

MOUNT VERNON -- John Thomas 'Tom' Osborn, 86, died at 11:55 p. m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, in Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. Services will be at 2 p. m. Sunday in West Salem Trinity United Methodist Church, with pastors Brad Henson and William Fester officiating. Burial will follow in New Shiloh Cemetery in rural Jefferson County. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p. m. Saturday at Hughey Funeral Home and from 1 to 2 p. m. at the church. Mr. Osborn was employed for 34 years as a field office clerk for Sohio Pipe Line Co. He was a member of West Salem Trinity United Methodist Church. He served as treasurer of the Bonnie Holiness Camp for many years and was very active in this group in many other ways. Mr. Osborn was born Nov. 6, 1917, in Twin Falls, Idaho, to Curtis B. and Ina (MacKenzie) Osborn. He married Nina Pauline (Story) Osborn on June 3, 1951, in Mount Vernon. She died on March 17, 2000. He is survived by three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Helen and Roy Hamilton and Janet Sallee, all of Mount Vernon, and Edna and Clyde Bickley of Scandinavia, Wis.; one brother and sister-in-law, Ben and Virginia Osborn of Rancho Mirage, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and two sisters, Louise Osborn and Margaret Williamson. Memorials may be made to West Salem Trinity United Methodist Church or to Bonnie Holiness Camp and will be accepted at the funeral home. They may also be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P. O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, IL 62864.

Carlton R. Fogg

LICK CREEK -- Carlton R. Fogg, 72, of Lick Creek, died at 9:47 p. m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, at the Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born on April 7, 1932, in Maine. He married Linda F. Randolph April 24, 1982, she survives. He was a U. S. veteran of the Korean conflict. He is survived by his wife, Linda Fogg of Buncombe; one daughter, Karen Fogg of Romeoville; one stepdaughter, Regina Wester of Buncombe; three stepsons, Alan Rondeau of Lansing, Mich. , Dennis Vaugh of Rogersville, Ala. and Tommy Vaugh of Sheffield, Ala.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, other relatives and many friends. Services for Mr. Carlton R. Fogg will be held at 8 p. m. today at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna, with the Rev. Clifford Heil officiating. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p. m. today at the funeral home. Interment will be private.

Danny W. 'Bud' Chipman

MARION -- Danny W. 'Bud' Chipman, 73, of Marion, formerly of Chicago, passed away at 1:34 p. m., Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, in Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. Danny was born on July 24, 1931, in Kennett, Mo. He was united in marriage to Dolores J. Abel on July 26, 1957, in Chicago, and they shared more than 49 years of marriage. He answered the call of his country, serving in the United States Army from 1955 to 1957 and continuing in the Army Reserve. For many years, before his retirement on Sept. 1, 2003, he was the owner and operator of five restaurants in Chicago with three locations: Danny's Diner, the Belmont Restaurant and Grand and Austin Grill. He was a certified private pilot and, through the years, the owner of 10 private planes. He was an accomplished Chet Atkins-style guitar player and enjoyed playing when time allowed. For the past six years he enjoyed spending time on the Lake of Egypt with his family and, following his retirement, moved to the lake with his wife, Dolores, on Sept. 15, 2003. He is survived by his wife, Dolores J. Chipman of Marion; three daughters, Karen Davidson of the Lake of Egypt, Susan Valles of Corona, Calif. , and Sandra and husband Rinado Cardone of Lake Ellsinore, Calif.; two sons, Michael Chipman of Indiana and Jeffrey Chipman of Sycamore; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Becky Dunlap of Arizona; two brothers, Billy Chipman and Mickey Gray, both of Florida; other family members and many friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rhoda Gray, his father and his stepfather. Arrangements for Danny W. 'Bud' Chipman have been entrusted to Wilson-McReynolds Funeral Home, 900 North Court St. , Marion. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 to 3 p. m. today at the funeral home. The funeral service will be held at 3 p. m. today at the funeral home, with Dr. Bob Wagner officiating.

Mary Dixon

DONGOLA -- Mary Dixon, 81, died at 11 p. m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, in Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Services will be at 1:30 p. m. Monday, Sept. 20, in Crain Funeral Home in Dongola, with the Rev. Billy Freeman. Burial will be St. John's Cemetery in Dongola. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p. m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Lance Cpl. Drew Uhles

DU QUOIN -- Lance Cpl. Drew Michael Uhles, 20, U. S. Marine Corps, died at 1 a. m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, in Iraq. Arrangements are pending at the Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin.

Virgie Dillow

JONESBORO -- Virgie Dillow, 83, of Jonesboro, died at 1:30 p. m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, at home. She was born in Union County on Feb. 13, 1921, the daughter of Ford and Lura (Hood) Cox. She married Ward Dillow on July 29, 1939, and he died on Sept. 14, 2000. Mrs. Dillow had worked as a nurse's aide at a hospital. She was a member the Anna Church of Christ. She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Kristie and Robert McAlister of Jonesboro; two grandsons, R. W. and wife Renee McAlister of Jonesboro and Bryan and wife Mendy McAlister of Jackson, Mo.; two great-granddaughters, Katie McAlister and Holly McAlister, both of Jonesboro; one great-grandson, Connor McAlister of Jackson, Mo.; three sisters, Afton Manus of Hope, Ark. , Lucille and husband Carl Dallas and Jean and husband Jim Brown, both of Anna; nieces; nephews; and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and her granddaughter, Amy Lynne McAlister. Services will be at 3:30 p. m. today in Crain Funeral Home in Anna, with Bryan McAlister and R. W. McAlister officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery in Dongola. Visitation will start at 1 p. m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Freeman Alex Keller

ANNA -- Freeman Alex Keller, 81, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, in Union County Hospital in Anna. Services will be at 10 a. m. Monday, Sept. 20, in St. Mary's Catholic Church in Anna, with Monsignor Dennis Schaefer and Dr. Richard Hertenstein officiating. Burial will be in the National Cemetery in Mound City, with full military honors by the Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p. m. Sunday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna, with a prayer service at 8 p. m.

The Rev. Joe Johnston

ELDORADO -- The Rev. Joseph David Johnston, 80, died at 2:25 p. m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, in Eldorado Care Center. Services will be at 2 p. m. today in Watson Funeral Home, with the Rev. J. T. Kelly officiating. Burial will be in Wolf Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p. m. today at the funeral home.

Mary Harris

CAIRO -- Mary Wilson Harris, 72, died Monday, Sept. 13, 2004, in Union County Hospital in Anna. Services will be at 1 p. m. Saturday, Sept. 18, in Heavenly Gates Funeral Home. Burial will be Monday, Sept. 20, in National Cemetery in Mound City. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p. m. today at the funeral home.

Mike Bollero

BENTON -- Mike Bollero, 84, of Benton died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. He was born Oct. 15, 1919, in Johnston City, the son of Frank and Lena (Marchiando) Bollero. He married Eleanor Stowers of Benton on Dec. 22, 1945, and she preceded him in death on July 3, 1992. Mr. Bollero graduated from Herrin high school in 1938. He was a U. S. Army veteran serving from Feb. 3, 1942 to Oct. 20, 1945 in the 622nd Ordinance of the European Theatre during World War II and received a Meritorious Service Award and Bronze Star for his efforts with a rank of staff sergeant. He was awarded an ETO Campaign Ribbon with three Campaign Stars and a Good Conduct Medal. Mr. Bollero was awarded the Liberty Medal by French president Rene Garrec for participation in the Normandy Campaign. He also served with a small group on the Red Ball Express, a route for delivering supplies to the troops following the D-Day invasion. Mike was co-owner of Benton Auto Supply until his retirement in 1981. He was known around Benton as a community activist, helping to express the needs and concerns of the public to numerous municipal and school board gatherings. Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Christy Bollero of Springfield; daughter, Pamela of Benton; four grandchildren, Anthony and wife, Angie Bollero, Stephanie Bollero, Christopher Bollero and Michelle and husband, Jason Sears; two great-grandchildren, Zachary and Austin Sears; brothers, John Bollero of Orland Park and Franklin and wife, Betty Bollero of San Diego, Calif.; along with several nieces and nephews. Services will be at 11 a. m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at Morton and Johnston Funeral Home, 410 S. Main St. , in Benton, with the Rev. Dale Carson officiating. Following the services, he will be laid to rest with military honors in Masonic and Oddfellows Cemetery in Benton. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p. m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the BCHS Education Fund.

Ervin E. Karraker

ANNA -- Ervin E. Karraker, 84, of Anna, died at 2:46 p. m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born on July 10, 1920, in Dongola, a son of Otis and Fannie (Beggs) Karraker. He married Maribell Corzine in 1941, and she died in 1958. He later married Mary M. Hileman on April 16, 1960. Ervin was a member of the Anna Church of Christ. He retired as the manager of IKT in Harrisburg. He is survived by his wife, Mary Karraker of Anna; two daughters, Sandra Lewis of Mount Vernon and Karen Reininger of Bloomington; grandchildren and one sister, Euba Sivia of Dongola. He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Gary Karraker in 1975 and brother, Dean Karraker. Services will be at 11 a. m. Friday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna, with Ministers John Shelton and Wes Hazel officiating. Interment will be in Christian Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p. m. today in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Christian Chapel Cemetery.

Lois Overstreet

SPARTA -- Lois E. Overstreet, 44, of Sparta, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, in St. Louis University Hospital. Services will be at 1 p. m. Friday in Church of God in Christ Jesus of all Nations in Sparta, with Bishop Joseph Edmonson officiating. Burial will be in Caledonia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a. m. to 1 p. m. Friday in the church. McDaniel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Geraldine Theresa Palmer

Marion -- Geraldine Theresa Palmer, 57, died at 11:36 p. m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Geraldine was born July 3, 1947, to Edward and Maxine (Vilet) Trombetta in Chicago. She married John Palmer in July 1978, in Chicago and he survives in Herrin. Other survivors include mother, Maxine Stewart of Marion; son, Scott Palmer of New Mexico; four daughters, Christine Hazen and husband Rusty of Pearland, Texas, Tracy Garcia of Marion, Melissa Palmer of Marion and Jennifer Palmer of Herrin; seven grandchildren, Celest Hazen of Houston, Texas, Brandon Garcia of Marion, Sara Hazen of Pearland, Texas, Zachary Oliver of Marion, Tyler Palmer of Marion, Madison Palmer of Marion, and Zoe Kennedy of Herrin; brother, Don Trombetta and wife, Judy of Marion; sister, Arlene Guthrie of Plainfield; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and step-father, Jack Stewart. Services will be at 1:30 p. m. Friday at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p. m. Thursday at the funeral home. For those who prefer, memorials may be given to the American Heart and Lung Association, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Elsie T. Coop

EVANSVILLE -- Elsie T. Coop, 97, of Evansville, died at 9:30 a. m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004, in Red Bud Nursing Home. Services will be at 10 a. m. Saturday in St. Boniface Catholic Church, with the Rev. John J. Joyce officiating. Burial will be in St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p. m. Friday and 8 to 9:45 a. m. Saturday in Welge-Pechacek Funeral Home. A prayer service will be at 5 p. m. Friday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to St. Boniface Improvement Fund. Elsie was born May 26, 1907, in Evansville, to the late Phillip and Elizabeth (Volkman) Pautler. She married Edward C. Coop on Sept. 26, 1934, in Evansville, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 9, 1969. She was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Edward and Laura Coop of Walsh and James and Kathleen Coop of Evansville; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Clyde and Anna Marie Pautler and Leo and Gertrude Pautler, all of Evansville; seven grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two sisters, Isabelle Schumacher and Dorothy Harbaugh.

Julie McHale

CARBONDALE -- Julie F. McHale, 88, formerly of Carbondale, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, at home in St. Louis. Services will be at 11 a. m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Carbondale, with the Rev. Janice West officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a. m. Saturday at the church. Huffman-Harker Funeral Home, Carbondale is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Building Fund.

Steve Hatfield

CENTRALIA -- Steve Hatfield, 53, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004 at St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia. Services will be at 10 a. m. Saturday in Elmwood Cemetery, with Michael Karunas officiating. Memorials may be made to Centralia Wireless Association Fund to help maintain the operation of an active HAM Radio station location on the second floor of the Centralia Museum. Memorials will be accepted by Styninger-Pacey Funeral Home, which are in charge of the arrangements.

Virgie Dillow

JONESBORO -- Virgie Dillow, 83, died at 1:30 p. m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.

Lois Rae (Turken) Feigenbaum

MURPHYSBORO -- Lois Rae Turken Feigenbaum was born in St. Louis, on Oct. 1, 1928, to Mary (Krislavsky) and David S. Turken. She married Robert E. Feigenbaum on April 11, 1948. Their union was blessed with three loving and dedicated children, Sue, Robyn and Keith. Lois was an adventurer, she loved life and never passed up a chance to experience it to its fullest. She was a woman aviator and started her flying career in 1962, after moving to Southern Illinois. Within 18 months of her first solo she obtained her private license, multi-engine rating, instrument rating, certified flight instructor rating and was only the 78th women to receive an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate. During her life Lois received many honors for her dedication and hard work in the field of aviation. Lois went on to become the President of the Ninety-Nines, (an International Organization of Women Pilots), and was appointed to the Presidents Advisory Board on aviation by President Nixon. Her obstacles were many, but she pursued her dream to help open the doors in the field of aviation for all women. Lois died Sept. 14, 2004, after a brief battle with cancer. Lois is survived by her husband and life long-love, Bob. Daughters and sons-in-law Sue and Gene Ackley Missouri, Robyn and Jim McHale of Naples, Fla. , and son and daughter-in-law Keith and Paula Feigenbaum of Murphysboro. Grandchildren JM Gustafson, Jeffrey Long and great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law Mark and Melissa Turken. Services will be held on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004, at Berger Memorial 4715 McPherson Ave. St. Louis, MO 63108. Visitation will be at 3 p. m. Sunday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Mount Sinai Cemetery. Memorials may be made in honor of Lois Feigenbaum at the Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum, 223 N. Terrace St. , Atchison, KS 66002.

Mary Buckman

SCHELLER -- Mary H. Buckman, 82, of Scheller, died at 10 p. m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004, in Fairview Nursing Center in Du Quoin. Services will be at 2 p. m. Saturday in St. Charles Catholic Church in Du Bois, with Monsignor Melvin Vandeloo officiating. Burial will be in St. Charles Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p. m. Friday in Searby Funeral Home in Tamaroa. Memorials may be made to the church renovation fund.

Nancy Vineyard-McMahon

VIENNA -- Nancy Sue Vineyard-McMahon, 48, of Port Hadlock, Wash. formerly of Vienna, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, near Rawlins, Wyo. from injuries received in an automobile accident. Services will be at 2 p. m. Saturday at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna. Burial will be in Vienna Fraternal Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p. m. Friday at the funeral home.

Jerry Wolaver

MARION -- Jerry Wolaver, 63, died at 12:30 p. m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. Arrangements are incomplete at Blue Funeral Home in Marion.

Marty Valco

MURPHYSBORO -- Marty Valco, 41, of Murphysboro, passed from this life on Sept. 14, 2004, at home surrounded by his loved ones. Mr. Valco was a CNA with Rehab and Care Center of Jackson County in Murphysboro. He was born April 20, 1963, in Herrin, to Ronald Dean and Carolyn J. (Hawkins) Valco. Marty was united in marriage with Sandy Lauderdale on Feb. 15, 1986, in Herrin, and she survives of Murphysboro. Also surviving are two daughters, April and Billie Valco of Murphysboro; son, Lee Matthew Valco of Murphysboro; mother, Carolyn Valco of Carbondale; two stepsons, Shawn (Sara) Lockard of Nashville, Tenn. , and Mike Lockard of Carbondale; sister and brother-in-law, Rhonda and Roy Wilson of Virginia Beach, Va.; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Billy and Carol Valco of Carbondale, Glenn and Karla Valco of Murphysboro, Joey and Laura Valco of Carbondale; mother-in-law, Jean Lauderdale of Herrin; and many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, grandparents, Evelyn and Pet Valco and his father-in-law, Bill Lauderdale. Services will be held at 1:30 p. m. Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home, with the Revs. Kevin Akers and Don Colson officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Grove Memorial Park in Murphysboro. Visitation will be from 11 a. m. to 1:30 p. m. Friday at the funeral home.

Aveneal Mills

MCLEANSBORO -- Aveneal Mills, 82, of McLeansboro, died at 9:55 a. m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004, in St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. Services will be at 1 p. m. Friday in Harre Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert Sefried officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p. m. today in the funeral home.

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