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The Southrn T- 12,2006 www.thesouthern.com 3B Obituaries More Obituaries, Page 4B Sign an online guestbook at www.thesouthern.comobituaries Pauline Bowlin DESOTO Paulino Bowlin, 89. passed away at 9:31 a.m. Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, at homo. Jennifer 'Jenny1 Kathleen Kerley MAKANDA Jennifer "Jenny" Kathleen Kerley, 31, of Makanda passed away at Charles 'Charlie' William Ellet CARTERVILLE -Charles "Charlie" William Ellet, 56.

of Carterville died Monday. Oct. 9.2006, at Herrin Hospital. Services will Edna Louise Moorman CRA1NVILLE Edna Louise Moorman. 74, formerly of Marion, passed away at 12:25 a.m.

Sunday, Oct. 8. 2006, at home, surrounded by her family, after her battle with lung cancer. She was Jason 'JJ' Jeremiah ALTO PASS Jason "JJ" Jeremiah. 32.

of Alto Pass, passed away Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, at home. JJ was born March 26. 1974 to Michael and Cheryl (Mattitoda) Jeremiah. Survivors are his parents, sister; Rachelle Kuba; nephew, Gavin Kuba; uncles and aunts William H.

and Lori Jeremiah and Dr. Clifford and Pat Jeremiah: special cousins, Dr. Frank and Susuan Collin. had many cousins and countless friends. Jason was preceded in death by his grandparents and one sister.

Michelle Jeremiah. Jason graduated Cobden Andrew 'Andy' B. Angell MARION Andrew "Andy" B. Angell. 86, of Rnckford.

formerly of Marion passed away at 7:25 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. 2006, in Medina Manor Nursing Center in Durand. Andy was born July 22, 1920, in Spiilertown to Bert and Chole(Hicky) Angell.

He married Juanita Chamness in Golconda on April 11, 1942, and together they have shared the last 61 years of marriage. Juanita survives in Rockford. Andy and Juanita moved from Marion to Rockford where they have lived for the last 43 years. Andy was an electrician for Local 36-1. He was a WWII veteran serving in the U.S.

Army, a member of Masonic Lodge 226 Pana, and former member of Valley of Freoport Scottish Rite Mason 32nd Degree. Survivors include his wife, Juanita Angell; two sons, Steve Angell and wife Tricia of Davis, and Dale Angell and wife Debbie of Normal; four grandchildren; one great- grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son and one sister. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Odd Fellows Cemetery, with the Rev.

Raymond Ellis and friends are asked' to meet at the cemetery. Mitchell Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the family. Military rites will be performed by Marion's VFW Post 1301 and American Legion Post 147. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Envelopes will be available at Mitchell Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Marion, 62959 or by phone (618) 997-5462.

For additional information or to sign the guest memorial register please visit www.hughes funeralhomes.com. NaomaTroutt REEVESV1LLE Naoma Florence Troutt, 97, died at 8:50 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, in Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis. Services will be at 10:30 a.m.

in Bailey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Steve Watkins officiating. Burial will be in Reevesville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today in Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.

Karen L. Corzine GRAND CHAIN Karen L. Corzine, 60, of Grand Chain died at 2:04 p.m. Tuesday, Oct 10, 2006, in Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis. Services ill be at 11 a.m.

in Atkins Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis, with the Rev. Chris Cody officiating. Burial will be in Metropolis Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Betty Jo Whiteside O'FALLON Betty Jo Whiteside, 50, died at 10:48 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, at home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Reed Funeral Chapel, with Father Bill Hitpas officiating.

Cremation" will follow. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today. be at 2 p.m. Friday in Funeral Home in Carterville.

with the Rev. R.H. Chitwood officiating. Eilet Burial will be at Blairsville Cemetery in Blairsville. Graveside military honors will be performed by the American Legion Post 127, VFW Post 7190.

VFW Post 2' .05, and Jackson County Disabled American Veterans chapter 69. Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at the funeral home in Carterville. Memorial contributions can be made to the Champions Softball League for special needs children, co Steve Miller, 4 Timbercreek Drive, Herrin, 62!) 13 or will be accepted at the funeral home. Charlie was born on Jan.

23, 1950, in Herrin, to Grant and Ruby Deloris (Kingery) Ellet. He married Janice Dixon on Feb. 16, 1971. in Cambria. He is survived by his wife, Janice Ellet of Carterville; son and daughter-in law, Thad and Kate Ellet of Herrin; daughter and fiance, Jamie Ellet and Sam Olson of Marion: grandson, Grant Kllet of Herrin; granddaughter, Makenzie Olson of Marion; mother, Ruby Ellet of Herrin; sisters and brother-in-law, Monna Pack of Monrovia, Jacqueline Ronnebeck of Metropolis, Nancy and Michael Ford of Swansea; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Michael and Judy Ellet of Carterville, Jim and Gail Ellet of Carlsbad, N.M., Larry Ellet and his life partner John McNcal of Benton, mother inlaw, Cecil Dixon of Cambria; sister-in-law, Elaine and Bruce Welch of Carterville; brother-in-law, David and Jeannie Dixon of Carterville; several nieces, nephews, and close friends.

Charlie was preceded in death by his father, and one brother, Rodney Wayne Ellet, and father-in-lawr, Leonard Dixon He honorably served his country in the United States Army, where he was stationed in Okinawa, Japan, during the Vietnam era. Charlie worked for the United States Post Office in Carbondale for 35 years, and served as Director of Vehicle Operation for the past 15 years. He was an avid golfer and a member of Pine Lakes Golf Course in Energy. Charlie was a sports fan and loved the Green Bay Packers and the St. Louis Cardinals.

He enjoyed swimming in his pool, but most of all he loved spending time with his family. Wanda Cantrell TREMONT Wanda Lois Cantrell, 80, died at 4:50 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, in Morton Villa Care Center in Morton. Services will be at 1 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006, in Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro, with the Rev. Ernie Essary officiating. Burial will be in Digby Hill Cemetery in Dale. Visitation will be from 11 to 1 p.m.

Saturday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate or a cancer fund for Lyle Rodriguez, a nephew suffering from childhood lymphoma. Magdeline Milis WEST FRANKFORT Magdeline Milis, 92, died at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct.

11, 2006, in Clinton, Ark. Arrangements are incomplete at Union Funeral Home in West Frankfort. 7:12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 206.

at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. Her body has been cremated and a memorial service ill be at 2 p.m. Friday at United Methodist Church, ith Rev. Richard Kerley Lewis officiating. Pettett Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Jackson County Humane Society. 95 Humane Road, Carbondale. 1L 62901, Lance Armstrong Foundation. P.O. Box 161150, Austin.

TX, 73716-1150, or the United Methodist Church, 1500 Pine Murphysboro, 62966, and envelopes will be provided at the church. Jenny was born on Sept. 17, 1975, at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, to Gerald Ripley and Kathleen (Brunkhorst) Ripley. She was a graduate of Murphysboro High School, class of 1994. Jenny enjoyed baking, loved to go shopping, and she especially loved animals including her favorite German shepherd Jeager.

She was known for sense of adventure and zest for life, which showed to her family and friends her courage and strength. Mrs. Ripley was an optical claims reader clerk for Wisconsin Physician's Services. Jenny married Brian Kerley on April 5, 2003, in Murphysboro and he survives. Other survivors include her parents of Murphysboro, her mother- and father-in law Colleen and Fred Kerley of Makanda: one brother John Ripley of Murphysboro, one sister Christina (Ripley) Yankey of Murphysboro, and two nieces Madison and Makayla Ripley of De Soto: her paternal grandmother Ruth Ripley of Murphysboro; her grandparents in law-Nancy and Charles Johnson of E.

Peoria; her aunts, uncles, and cousins, Linda and John Gottlieb of Ellisville, and their daughter Kimbcrly Gottlieb of Springfield, MO; Barb and Bob Onken and their children Shea Onken and Matt Onken of Eureka, Lawrence and Rita Ripley of Murphysboro and their daughter Cindy Meyer of Millstadt; Myrna Ripley of Murphysboro and Bruce Ritter of Johnston City and their children Jama Hoppenstadt of Murphysboro and Jeff Burke of Herrin; and Mike Ripley of Murphysboro; aunts and uncles in law Joe and Patti Cox and John and Sherry Cox, all of Morton, Janet and Ronnie Stevens and Bill and Sarah Smith, all of Carterville, and Bob and Janice Kerley of Pawnee; and many cousins in law; her many co-workers and friends, including her special friends Angie Rowald, Jeanne Schemonia, and Jennifer Johnson. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents John and Kathleen Brunkhorst, her paternal grandfather Claude Ripley and her aunt Melissa Brunkhorst. Charles Borger CARBONDALE Charles B. Borger 76, of Carbondale passed away Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at Helia Health Care Center in Carbondale.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Huffman-Harker Funeral Home in Carbondale, with the Rev. Wes Henson officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a Saturday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Memorial Park.

Huffman-Harker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Glendell Downs BENTON Glendell Loyd Downs, 62, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at home. Services are incomplete in Morton and Johnston Funeral Home in Benton. Services will be at 11:30 a.m.

today in Dillinger Cemetery in Carbondale, with the Rev. Joe Daniels officiating. There will be no visitation. Bowlin and family and friends are requested to gather at the cemetery prior to the service time. Memorial donations may be made to Dillinger Cemetery, Henry Dillinger, P.O.

Pox 37 16. Carbondale, IL or St. Judo Children Research Hospital. G01 St. Judo Place Memphis, TN 33105 and will be accepted by the funeral home.

Meredith Funeral Home in Carbondale is handling arrangements. Pauline was born March 8, 1917. in Do Soto to Clark and Edith (Spiller) Bridges. She married Raymond Bowlin on April 1. 1939.

in Paducah. He preceded her in death on March 21, 1930. She is also preceded in death by her parents, six brothers, and one sister. Survivors include her nieces and nephews, Linda and Don Daniels, Janet and Lawrence Dietz and James and Barbara Bridges, all of Do Soto, Nancy and Martin Carso of Jefferson City, Jo Ellen and Dennis Lockwood of W. Bloomfield, Bob and Mary Bridges of Albuquerque, N.M., Doris and Gene Vorcc of Columbia, Donna Robinson of Millington, Tommy Don and Betty Bowlin of Chesterfield, and Sammy and Mary Gayle Bow lin and Danny and Sandy Bowlin, all of Paducah; many great-nieces and nephews, many great-great nieces and nephews, and one sister-in-law and her husband, Wanda and Bryon "Barney" Maddox of De Soto.

Pauline lived in De Soto all of her life. She was employed by S1UC as a manager in the Housing Food Service. She retired in 1979 after 20 years of service. Joseph Epplin PINCKNEYVILLE Joseph L. Epplin.

85. passed away at 8:05 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at home. Joe was born April 30, 1921, in Pinckneyville, a son of Joe S.

and Emma Katherine (Endres) Epplin. He married Mildred Brand on July 14, 1913, in Pinckneyville, and she survives. He retired from the utility department at World Color Press in 1989 after 20 years of service. He was a member of St. Bruno Catholic Church and a charter member of the Knights of Columbus in Pinckneyville, where he had been a member for more than 60 years.

Joe enjoyed hunting Indian artifacts and hickory nuts, never met a stranger and had kind words for everyone. Survivors include his wife, Mildred, of Pinckneyville; five sons and daughters-in-law, Jerome and Renee Epplin of Litchfield, Gene and Cindy Epplin of Terre Haute, Tom and Florine Epplin of Vandalia, Max and Patty Epplin of Pinckneyville and Kenneth and Lois Epplin of Pinckneyville; one brother and sister-in-law, Clarence and Celeste Epplin of Florissant, one sister-in-law, Marge Epplin of Vergennes; 21 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, Carl, Edward, Clement, and Albert; and one sister, Agnes Brims. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in St.

Bruno Catholic Church in Pinckneyville, with Father Brian Barker officiating. Interment will be in St. Bruno Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today, and then from 8 to 9:30 a.m.

Friday at Pyatt-Harrawood Funeral Home in Pinckneyville, with the rosary being recited at 9 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to the donor's choice, or Masses will be accepted at the funeral home. For more information or to sign an online guest register please visit www.pyattfuneral home.com. born in Marion, Feb. 5, 1932.

She married William Albert Moorman. Dec. 14. I960, in Carterville. 1 le preceded her in death 1 Moorman Jan.

17. 4993. She was formerly married to Samuel William Kelton. Aug. 20, 1949.

and Robert Eugene Wilson. Feb. 21, 1913. She is survived by three daughters, Anita L. Moorman of Crainville, Kathy Kelton of Marion and Janice and Art Wright of Phoenix, five granddaughters.

Holly and Keith "Opie" Ginn of Harrisburg, Michelle "Shelly" and Shannon Brooks of Nesbitt. Angela and Jamie Moseley of Atlanta, Rebecca L. Wilson and Brand i L. Beach of Phoenix, one grandson, Clinton I). Wisebaker of Phoenix.

great-grandchildren. Whitney, Taylor, Hanna, and Shea of Mississippi. Katie and Caroline of Georgia, Mercedes and Dustin of Harrisburg. and Quintan and Pamela of Phoenix, and her dogs, Bailey and Sydney. She was preceded in death by her father, Mack Clinton Boles, her mother, husbands, daughter; Pamela Jean Wilson; son, Carl Mack Kelton; brother, James Clinton Boles; great grandson, Keith O'Neil Ginn; and beloved dog Murphy.

Edna was a homemaker who lived in Arizona for several years. She loved quilting, embroidery, puzzles, baking, and genealogy and was a collector of cardinals and Tigger memorabilia. 1 ler grandmother, Nora Ethel (Woolsey) Gullcy. lived in the Refuge prior to Crab Orchard Lake being built. She loved talking about the days she spent there as a child.

She drew a map showing the location of neighbors, school and grocery store in the Refuge and taught her children its history. She always enjoyed visiting the Refuge in October each year to admire the fall colors and to watch the wildlife. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in North Oakwood Cemetery in Carterville, with the Rev. Dorothy Cook officiating.

Per her wishes she will be cremated and there will be no visitation. Friends and family are asked to go directly to the cemetery. The family would like to extend its sincere gratitude to friends, co-workers and Mom's caregivers. The support and assistance was greatly appreciated. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Riggin-Pillatsch Funeral Home in Carterville. Dolly Marlene (Calabria) Parkhurst ULLIN Dolly Marlene (Calabria) Parkhurst, 71, formerly of Kankakee, died at 11:20 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, at home. She was born on Dec.

6, 1934, in Kankakee to John and Marybelle (Littlewood) Calabria. She married Phillip Parkhurst and he preceded her in death in 1997. She was a waitress and enjoyed doing crafts. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Archer of Ullin; two grandchildren, Eric Archer and Lynlee Archer, both of Shawneetown; two brothers, Jack Calabria of Bourbonnais and David Calabria of Chicago; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends old and new. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; one daughter, Linda Coffell; one son, Roger Denault; and one brother, Jerry Calabria.

Per her request she was cremated and no services were held. Crain Fineral Home in Ullin was in charge of arrangements. High School in 1992 and was a business major at SllJC. Jason was the owneroperator of Ms. Froggy's Fudge Factory in Alto Pass.

His smile and humor shone as a bright light to all he met. If Jason met a stranger, they always left as a friend. He will be sorely missed by relatives and friends alike. Services will be at 8 p.m. Friday in Walker Funeral Home in Alto Pass, with the Rev.

Randy Wright officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday and, per his wishes, he will be cremated. Memorials may bo made to the National Kidney Foundation or the Union County Historical Society. Dorothy Sherrard HERRIN Dorothy Sherrard, 86, died Monday, Oct.

9, 2006. in Herrin Hospital. Services will be at 1 p.m. today in Van Natta Funeral Home, with the Rev. Don Colson officiating.

Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Gardens in Energy. Visitation will be from 11 to 1 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Dorothy worked at Thornton's Market and 1GA in Herrin for several years.

She was born July 23, 1920, in Herrin. Survivors include her daughter and son in law, Wanda and Ted R. Rosen berger of Herrin; son and daughter-in-law, J.C. and Kathryn Sherrard of Herrin; grandchildren, Dr. Susan and Ashley Rosenberger-Dean of Murray, Candace and Joe Strong of Carterville, and Randy and Kara Sherrard of Herrin; greatgrandchildren, Corey Strong, Codey Strong, Brent M.

Sherrard and Cameron Bosecker; several nieces and nephews, special caregivers, Kevin and Lori Gooch of I lerrin; and ladies from Fathers Heart Ministry in' Johnston City. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one infant brother and one sister. Lottie Mae Boner MARION Lottie Mae Boner, 84, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at 12:30 a.m. at her granddaughters' home.

Services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, with the Revs. Alan Ozment and Paul Ramsey officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m.

Friday at the funeral home. Lillie Guined ANNA Lillie M. Guined, 75, of Anna passed away at 8:24 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. Arrangements are incomplete at Blue Funeral Home in Marion.

Donald Treece JONESBORO Donald Treece, 71, died Wednesday, Oct 11, 2006, in Union County Hospital in Anna. Arrangements are incomplete at Hileman Funeral Home. George Wiggins BENTON George, A. Wiggins, 60, died at 5:10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct.

10, 2006, at home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Poulson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mark Minor officiating. Burial will be in Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Room board Carc-frec Living for Seniors 1002 Pentecost Rd, Marion 618-993-1109 Mlll.llMI I I I 8 I i I i 'I 'J 1 i Vv.

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