Shirley T. Crawford, 83, of Enfield passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021. She was born in New Haven, IL on September 3, 1937 the daughter of Walter and Madaline (Hill) York. She married Eddie Ray Crawford in 1969 and her preceded her in death on July 15, 2008. Shirley had worked in the Cabinet Factory in New Haven and the Tile Factory in Enfield before becoming a stay at home mom. She was a member of Plainview General Baptist Church in Norris City along with attending New Beginning Church of God in Carmi. Shirley was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and enjoyed mowing her yard, cooking, and watching game shows, especially Wheel of Fortune., but her great joy was spoiling her grandchildren.
Cynthia Jo “Cindy” (Stokes) Pindell, 59, of Norris City, passed away at 1:18 p.m., on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Cindy was born on December 23, 1961 in Carmi, IL, the daughter of Glenn and Wilda (Churchwell) Stokes. She married Dennis Burrel Pindell on December 18, 1981 at the First United Methodist Church of Norris City and together they have shared over thirty-nine years of marriage.
Ann Osborne, 74, of Grayville, Illinois, died Thursday, April 15, 2021, at Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, Indiana. She was born September 15, 1946, in Lawrence County, Illinois, the daughter of Rosco P. Johnson and Nina Gertrude (Allee) Johnson. She married James E. Osborne on May 8, 1965, and he preceded her in death on April 15, 2014.
Rev. Melvin Roy Holtzclaw, 93, entered the arms of the Author of his faith early Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at the home of his daughter in Willow Springs, Missouri.
Anna Louise (Overfield) Wilson, 78, of Phillipstown, passed away on Wendesday April 14, 2021 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi. She was born in Union County, Kentucky on December 10, 1942, the daughter of Kenneth and Mildred Overfield. Louise married Kenneth "Whip" Wilson on April 10, 1972, and he survives. She worked as a Pharmacy Tech at Walmart for many years. Louise was very active in the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed working in her yard, riding motorcycles, and playing shuffleboard.
Rita F. Brand, 59, of New Haven, Illinois, formerly of Grayville, Illinois, died Sunday, April 11, 2021, at Columbia Healthcare Center in Evansville, Indiana. She was born September 17, 1961, in New Harmony, Indiana, the daughter of Benjamin and Nancy (Hungate) Brand.
Rod Williams, age 61 of Browns, passed away peacefully Thursday evening, April 8, 2021 at his residence surrounded by loved ones. Rod was born in Fairfield on March 5, 1960 to Buford and Betty Lou (Kight) Williams. Rod married Patty Hallam on October 19, 1990 at the First Baptist Church in Albion and she survives.
Constance “Connie” M. Wheeler, 73, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at her home on Thursday evening, March 25, 2021. She was born on April 5, 1947 in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of Wilfred and Evelyn (Floyd) Gross.
Brett Andrew Hansman, 20, of Carmi, passed away on Tuesday April 6, 2021. He was born on April 6, 2001, the son of Bill Hansman and Jafee (Myers) Montgomery. Brett graduated from Carmi White County High School in 2019. Brett loved to draw, ride four wheelers and most of all, going fishing. You will always be loved and truly cherished.
Donald Dean Phillips, age 83 years, passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at his home in McLeansboro, IL. Don was born on January 9, 1938 in Hamilton County, IL, the son of Ocean and Italene (Smith) Phillips.