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Area Obituaries

Obituary of Harry Lee Denton

1933 – 2023 Harry Lee Denton, 89, of Cave-in-Rock, passed away on Sunday, January 22nd, 2023. He is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Opal Denton; his beloved daughters Cathy (John) Price of Cave-in-Rock IL and Janet (John) Hart of Harrisburg, IL; grandchildren, John Bradly (Michele) Price of Elizabethtown, IL, Brian David (Trisha)…

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Barbara June Flynn

Barbara June Flynn, 69, of Kuttawa, KY died Friday, January 20, 2023 at her home. Survivors include her daughter, Pamela Hohimer-Blane of Paducah, KY; grandchildren, Angelina Hohimer of Kuttawa, KY, Jaxon Hohimer and Jase Hohimer both of Shawneetown, IL; brothers, Larry Flynn of New Columbia, IL and Mike Flynn of Florida; sister, Rosemary Shores of…

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Rita C. Price

Rita C. Price, 74, of Colp, died on Sunday, January 15, 2023. Rita was born September 14, 1948 in Harrisburg, Illinois, a daughter of Allen and Beulah (Winters) Mathews. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Rickey and Shannon Tolbert; son, Danny Buchannan; grandchildren, Haley Tolbert and Harmony (Jake) Holliday; great-grandchildren, Trystyn and Ada Holliday; brother,…

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Obituary of Shirley Ann Stacey Gibula

June 29, 1938 – December 28, 2022 Shirley Ann Gibula, 84, of Lakeland, Florida passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, December 28, 2022. She was surrounded by her family and loved ones. When Shirley was a young girl growing up in southern Illinois, she dreamed of becoming a missionary. But after moving to…

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William Smith

  William Smith, 81, formerly of Hardin County passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at Jenny Stuart in Hopkinsville, KY. Survivors include his children, Brad (Colleen) Smith, Donna (Steve) Brennan, Rene (Joe) Owens, Paula Johnson; and Ronell Smith; sisters, Jenny Leonberger, Betty Smith and Evelyn Brugger; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded…

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Obituary of Mary Ann Dutton

Mary Ann Dutton, 84, born May 3, 1938 passed peacefully on Thursday, January 5, 2023 after a lengthy illness. Mary Ann was born and raised in the Rock Creek area. She lived in various locations throughout the years, including Western New York for 10 years where she continued her beautician business and was also a…

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Obituary of Jan Marie Dombrow

Jan Marie Dombrow, age 65, of Golconda, Illinois passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2022, at Hardin County General Hospital. She was born on March 21, 1957, in Covington, Kentucky to Harold and Audrey (Markesbery) Presser. Jan had earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She retired from Hardin County General Hospital as the Utilization…

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Obituary of Billy Schnake

Billy Schnake, age 74, of Golconda, Illinois passed away at home on Thursday, December 22, 2022. Billy was born in Anna, Illinois on July 15, 1948, to the late Garland and June (Trammel) Schnake. He was a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran. Billy was a member of Golconda Lodge 131, and VFW Post 9227. He retired…

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Aaron Wayne Bryant

Aaron Wayne Bryant, 24, of Harrisburg, Illinois, died Saturday, December 17, 2022. He was born on May 13, 1998 in Carbondale, Illinois to C.A. Bryant and Waynette Edwards Kavanaugh. Survivors include his father, C. A. (Kay) Bryant of Harrisburg, Illinois; mother, Waynette (Brian) Kavanaugh of Evansville, Indiana; sister, Bethany (Blake) Tate of Harrisburg, Illinois; step…

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Obituary of Janice E. “Moe” Shelton

Janice E. “Moe” Shelton, age 76, of Elizabethtown, IL, formerly of Joliet, IL, passed away Saturday, December 17, 2022 at Hardin County General Hospital, Rosiclare, IL. She was born October 10, 1946 in Peoria, IL to the late Mildred (nee Wells) and Aubrey Morris. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Jerry P.…

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