David F. Owen, 68, of Carmi, Illinois, died Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at his home. He was born February 25, 1952, in Mt. Carmel, Illinois, the son of Floyd and Sarah (Berg) Owen.
Billy L. "Bill" Kuykendall, 80, of Crossville passed away at 1:15 a.m., Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi. He was born in Crossville, IL on January 16, 1940 the son of George Fred and Lelia Ruth (Owen) Kuykendall. Bill graduated from Crossville High School and went on to join the United States Navy. While in the Navy he attended the University of Southern California and graduated from the School of Film and Photography, and went on to be an accomplished photographer for the Navy. After retiring from his lengthy career in the Navy, Bill returned to Crossville.
Charles E. “Sonny” Pretzsch 82, of Newburgh, formerly of Mt. Vernon and Carmi, passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2020, at St. Vincent Hospital. Sonny was born in Carmi, Illinois on January 28, 1938 as the son of E. Edward and Elsie (Trout) Pretzsch. Sonny is survived by his wife of 63 years, Linda (Thomas) Pretzsch.
Holly Mae Stanley, 40 years of age, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020.
Holly was born on July 12, 1980 in Alton, Illinois. Mark and Rebecca E. Stanley, along with Matthew and Brenton Stanley, welcomed Holly into their lives and family on August 16, 1988.
Landon Ren Voyles, beloved thirteen month old son of Jacob and Emily (Shuler) Voyles, went to be with Jesus on Wednesday July 29, 2020 at Children's Hospital in St. Louis Missouri. Landon was a very happy boy, who brought much joy to his family.
Lois E. South 89 of Enfield, passed away Thursday morning July 30, 2020 at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado. She was born May 1, 1931 in Delafield, IL the daughter of Elbert and Ione (Epperson) Askew. She married William R. South on December 31, 1949 at the Delafield Baptist Church and he preceded her in death on August 18, 2017.
Bobby G. Taylor, 81, of Mill Shoals, IL passed away July 28, 2020 at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, Indiana with his loving family by his side. Bob was born in Mill Shoals, IL on September 26, 1938 the son of Henry and Emma (Hook) Taylor.
Cynthia K. Pierce, 59, a resident of Enfield, Illinois, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.
Billy L. Carrell, Sr. 71 of Carmi, passed away Tuesday July 21, 2020 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. He was born September 6, 1948 in Evansville, the son of Billy Joe and Mary Joe (Schmittler) Carrell. He married Freda Darlene Midkiff on February 27, 1971. Bill retired after working several years for the City of Carmi. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was a member of the Carmi American Legion Post.
Cole T. Tucker, 24, of Norris City passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020. He was born in Evansville, IN on October 14, 1995 the son of James Thomas Tucker and Rebecca Lynn Warren. Cole was a 2014 graduate of NCOE High School where he participated in FFA, Golf, Basketball and Baseball. He was an avid hunter and farmer with Warren Farms.