Barbara Ann Hughes, 79, of Palm City, FL formerly of Carmi, passed away at 2:16 a.m., Friday, February 14, 2020 at the Hospice House in Stuart, FL. She was born in White County, IL on December 20, 1940 the daughter of Samuel Archie and Emma Alice (Shepard) Hooser.
Sharon Kay Perry, 72, of Grayville, Illinois, died Monday, February 17, 2020, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. She was born July 15, 1947, in Olney, Illinois, the daughter of James and Kathryn (Faris) Fiock. She was married to Larry Perry on February 3, 1965, and he preceded her in death on February 14, 2013.
Wilma M. (Wilma Lou) Stickel, 94, of Chambersburg, PA, formerly of Norris City, passed away at 1:10 p.m., Tuesday, February 11, 2020. She was born in Omaha, IL on November 16, 1925 the daughter of James Henry and Nancy Lucinda (Brown) Minor. Wilma married Edgar Valiant Stickel, Jr. on September 2, 1947 and he preceded her in death on June 11, 1975. She worked as a clerk typist for the Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, PA.
Frances J. Nelson, 84, of Carmi, passed away at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, February 15, 2020 at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, IN. She was born in Burnt Prairie, IL on May 19, 1935 the daughter of Raymond Frankland and Bessie (Jones) Hunsinger. She worked in home healthcare for Addis Healthcare.
Scott Porter Land, 78, of Carmi, passed away at 7:15 p.m., Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. He was born in Louisville, KY on July 26, 1941 the son of Theodore R. and Anita (Porter) Land. Scott married Donna K. White in 1963.
Wave E. Dozier of Mill Shoals, died Saturday evening Saturday February 8, 2020 at her home. She was born in Mill Shoals, the daughter of Raymond and Lela Duckworth Garrett. She married John Dozier on January 6, 1946 at the Mill Shoals Methodist Church.
Tommy J. Gilpin, 60, of Carmi, Illinois, died Monday, February 10, 2020, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He was born March 16, 1959, in Carmi, the son of Jess and Mildred (Peterson) Gilpin.
Virgie Lee Foley 83 of Newburgh, IN and formerly of Enfield passed away Thursday morning February 6, 2020 at Harbor Hospice Center in Houston, TX. She was born November 15, 1936 in Enfield, the daughter of Virgil and Christina (Barton) Newman. She married Max Foley on August 25, 1954 in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Longtime Carmi Veterinarian, Dr. James J. Zieren, 72, passed away at 2:50 p.m., Friday, February 7, 2020 at Wabash Christian Village. He was born in Evansville, IN on August 23, 1947 the son of B.J. "Bud" and Anna Elizabeth (Carter) Zieren. He married Adri Bax and enjoyed 52 years of happiness together. Dr. Zieren was a graduate of Carmi Township High School, Murray St. University and the University of Illinois. He retired in 2016 after 43 years in practice of owning and operating Carmi Veterinary Clinic. He was awarded the 2015 Carmi Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award. Dr. Zieren was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Carmi where he was very involved in serving on numerous committees. He also served on the Board of Directors of First Bank in Carmi.
Donna Jean Jordan, 57 of Eldorado, formerly of Carmi, passed away at 2:48 p.m., Thursday, February 6, 2020 at her residence. She was born and raised in White County on December 13, 1962 the daughter of Thomas Junior and Fannie (Fulton) Jordan. Donna was a homemaker and loved her cat, Bozo.