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Vern LeRoy Martin

September 20, 1935 - January 20, 2013

Vern LeRoy Martin, 77, of Calvin, IL, died Sunday, January 20, 2013, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN. He was born September 20, 1935, in Calvin, the son of John Vern and Virginia Louise (Daniels) Martin. On September 4, 1956, he married Eldora Irene Deal and she survives.

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Brenda Kaye McClure

November 11, 1951 - January 14, 2013

Brenda Kaye McClure, 61, of Carmi, Illinois, died Monday, January 14, 2013, at her home. She was born November 11, 1951, in Evansville, Indiana, the daughter of Charles and Wanda (Clark) McClure. She was a nurse and enjoyed reading and genealogy.

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Lillian M. Taylor

October 13, 1938 - January 6, 2013

Lillian M. Taylor, 74, of Carmi, Illinois, died Sunday, January 6, 2013, at Way-Fair Nursing Home in Fairfield, Illinois. She was born October 13, 1938, in Phillips Township, White County, Illinois, the daughter of Mitchell and Mary (Carter) Stokes. She was married to William J. Taylor, and he preceded her in death.

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Margaret Rose White

January 8, 1932 - January 4, 2013

Margaret Rose White, 80, of Carmi, died Friday, January 4, 2013, at her home. She was born January 8, 1932, in Atoka County, Oklahoma, the daughter of Gustav and Allieb (Gailbraith) Von Mueller. On October 4, 1963, she married Donald White, and he survives.

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Perry Edward Whitley, Jr.

August 11, 1952 - January 2, 2013

Perry Edward Whitley, Jr., 60, of Phillipstown, Illinois, died Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. He was born August 11, 1952, in Evansville, Indiana, the son of Perry E. and Marjorie (Rose) Whitley. He was married to his on-again and off-again childhood sweetheart, Donna Scamahorn, who proudly wore his Cub Scout ring when they were in grade school

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Nancy Jane Elliott

Nancy Jane Elliot

December 11, 1947 - December 23, 2012

Nancy Jane Elliott, 65, of Indianapolis, Indiana, died Sunday, December 23, 2012, at her home. She was born December 11, 1947, in Fairfield, Illinois, the daughter of Kenneth and Vera (Spencer) Wiseman. She worked in retail for Wal-Mart Corporation.

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Oscar James “Coonie” Slaughter

October 10, 1927 - December 16, 2012

Oscar James “Coonie” Slaughter, 85, formerly of Crossville, Illinois, died Sunday, December 16, 2012, at Parkview Nursing Home in Evansville, Indiana. He was born October 10, 1927, in Provencal, Louisiana. On December 31, 1952, he married Wanda Lee (Clark) Slaughter and she preceded him death on October 2, 2006.

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Mildred Louise Bachman

March 12, 1921 - December 9, 2012

Mildred Louise Bachman, 91, of Carmi, Illinois, died Sunday at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. She was born March 12, 1921, in Carmi, the daughter of Orlando B. and Bertha (Smith) Renshaw. She was married to Arthur Bachman and he preceded her in death on December 27, 1986.

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Ray M. Len Hanks

May 7, 1924 - December 5, 2012

Ray M. “Len” Hanks, 88, of Carmi Illinois, died Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at Phoenix Rehab and Nursing in Carmi. He was born May 7, 1924, in Centerville, Illinois, the son of Ellison “Rube” and Susan (Hargrave) Perkins. He married his first wife, Mary Lou (Rudolph) Hanks on December 31, 1947, and she preceded him in death on March 21, 2000. He later married Carolyn (Campbell) Cleveland and she survives.

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Woodrow Ford

Woodrow Ford

April 10, 1920 - November 29, 2012

Woodrow “Woody” Ford, 92, of Grayville, Illinois, died Thursday, November 29, at Meadowood Nursing Home in Grayville. He was born Aril 10, 1920, in Benton, Kentucky, the son of George and Ethel (Barker) Ford. He married Loretta (Henson) Ford on April 6, 1940, and she preceded him in death on October 22, 2005.

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