OBITUARIES


Francis Allen Meredith

February 1, 1936 - February 25, 2013

Francis Allen Meredith, 77, of Grayville, IL, died Monday, February 25 at Wabash General Hospital in Mt. Carmel, IL. He was born February 1, 1936, in Johnson, IN, the son of Manville “Jack” and Della Allen (Creasey) Meredith. He married Etta Louise Keeling on June 17, 1956, and she preceded him in death on September 12, 2011.

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Shirley Mae Weedman

July 9, 1946 - February 24, 2013

Shirley Mae Weedman, 66, of Norris City, IL, died Sunday, February 24, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville, IN. She was born July 9, 1946, in Stephensport, KY, the daughter of Alvin and Cora (Allen) Sago. She married Jeff Weedman on March 24, 1962, and he preceded her in death on August 18, 2012.

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Mark Wayne Browning

Mark Wayne Browning

January 04, 1922 - February 17, 2013

Mark Wayne Browning, 91, of Carmi, IL, died Sunday, February 17, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN. He was born January 4, 1922, in Heralds Prairie Township, White County, IL, the son of Fred and Effie (Aud) Browning. He married Louise Underwood on February 4, 1941, and she survives.

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Mary Margaret Byford

October 14, 1919 - February 12, 2013

Mary Margaret Hanks Byford, 93, died Tuesday, February 12, 2013, in Huntsville, Alabama.

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Larry Allen Perry

July 22, 1946 - February 14, 2013

Larry Allen Perry, 66, of Grayville, IL, one of the victims of the Jan. 26 explosion at the Goff and Pruitt Drilling Co. building in Grayville, died Thursday, February 14, 2013, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born July 22, 1946, in Mt. Vernon, IL, the son of L.D. and Constance P. (Franklin) Perry. He was married to Sharon Kay (Fiock) Perry and she survives.

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Edward Davis

April 4, 1947 - February 9, 2013

Edward Doyle Davis, 65, of Crossville, IL, died Saturday, February 9, 2013, at his home. He was born April 4, 1947, in Martinsville, IN, the son of Mel and Helen (Bachelor) Davis. He was married to Pamella A. (Hinman) Davis and she survives.

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Anita S. Stratton

August 19, 1960 - February 1, 2013

Anita S. Stratton, 52, of Mt. Carmel, IL, formerly of Crossville, IL, died Friday, February 1, 2013, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN. She was the daughter of Don and Vera Terrell of Phillipstown, IL, and was born in St. Paul, MN.

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Blanche Craft

September 19, 1919 - January 31, 2013

Blanche Craft, 93, of Grayville, Illinois, died Thursday, January 31, 2013, at Wabash General Hospital in Mt. Carmel, Illinois. She was born September 19, 1919, in Kansas, Illinois, the daughter of Homer and Cleo (Rankin) Bennett. She was married to George B. “Tex” Craft and he preceded her in death on August 30, 2012. Blanche was a homemaker.

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Robert “Bob” Pottorff

1935 - January 28, 2013

Robert “Bob” Pottorff, 78, of Shasta Lake, CA, formerly of Grayville, IL, died Thursday, January 24, 2013. Per his wishes, his body was cremated. A graveside service with military rites will be at 10 am, Friday, June 28th at Oak Grove Cemetery in Grayville.

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Bernice Dorothy Carter

December 9, 1916 - January 26, 2013

Bernice Dorothy Carter, 96, of Grayville, Illinois, died Saturday, January 26, 2013, at Meadowood Nursing Home in Grayville. She was born December 9, 1916, in Crowell, Texas, the daughter of Robert Rufus “R.R.” and Hattie Moss (Wade) Rochell. She was married to Alfred E. Carter and he preceded her in death in the year 2000. She was a member of the Crossville Missionary Baptist Church, a farm wife and homemaker. Her family was of utmost importance to her.

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