Melvin L. Jeffords Jr., 61, a resident of rural Golconda (the Dixon Springs community), passed away unexpectedly at 9:22 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis, Illinois.
When asked as a little girl, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” young Joyce Ann Pittman always replied, “A sweet old lady.” She achieved that wish, passing on Dec. 9, 2021, just eight days short of her 84th birthday, remaining sweet and kind to every person she met.
James Edward “Jim” King, 91, of Joppa, Illinois, was called home on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, at approximately 7:20 a.m. He was surrounded by his loving family in the comfort of his own home.
DAVENPORT, Iowa — Agnes “Ruth” Troup (Fuqua) passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Nov. 14, 2021, at Genesis East Medical Center. Visitation will be 5 — 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 17, at Weerts Funeral Home in Davenport. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 18, at F…
We are sad to announce that on Nov. 13, 2021, we had to say goodbye to Bobby Wade Mathis, 44, of Metropolis, Illinois. Bobby was born on Nov. 1, 1977, in Mayfield, Kentucky. He was the son of Terry and Linda Mathis.
STATESBORO, Ga. — John Ballard Humma, 81, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, ending a 13-year battle with Parkinson’s and Lewy Body Disease. He was at home being cared for by loved ones under the supervision of Ogeechee Area Hospice.
Norma J. Brown, 93, passed away at 2:36 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2021, at Providence Pointe Healthcare in Paducah. Mrs. Brown was born to Johnny and Eva Lee (Frazier) Hibbs Renfro in Metropolis, Illinois.