2020 11/29 – Maria Elena Bates

Maria Elena Bates, 79, of Patoka passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. Maria was a dedicated employee at several factories, Country Boy, Fats in Sandoval, and was owner of Bates Shell in Patoka. She was a member, and baptized, at Patoka Christian Church and loved her church…read more »

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2020 11/29 – Jarrod D. Kohn

Mr. Jarrod D. Kohn, 48, of Louisville, Illinois, died at 2:15 p.m., Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois. On December 25, 1971, Jarrod was born to Jerry Kohn and Diana (Boger) Jones in Washington, Indiana.  He always said that he was the best present they ever received.  In 1990, Jarrod…read more »

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2020 11/29 – Adam Ben Blackward

Adam Ben Blackward, 37, of Boynton Beach, Florida, died suddenly on Thursday, November 19, 2020 near his home. On April 1, 2020, Adam married Marc Endelson in Florida. Adam graduated from Mount Vernon Township High School. He later attended Rend Lake College and Southern Illinois University, majoring in Public Relations. He was in retail sales…read more »

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2020 11/28 – Shirley Joy Steinkamp

Shirley Joy Steinkamp, age 68, of Centralia, Illinois, passed away on Friday, November 20, 2020, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Clayton, Missouri. Ms. Steinkamp liked traveling with her special friends and family throughout the country and visiting presidential museums. She was an avid Saint Louis Cardinals fan, who attended Game 5 of the…read more »


2020 11/28 – Curtis Bryant

On Monday, November 16, 2020, Curtis “Tree” Bryant, our beloved brother and father of two daughters, passed away at the age of 75. He attended Centralia City Schools, graduating from Centralia High School, Class of 1965. He was known as, Bear, Tree, or just “CB”. Curtis loved the game of basketball. He became famous, as…read more »

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2020 11/27 – Mark A Toney

Mark A Toney, 58, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 9:20 am November 22, 2020 at his residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Private Service will be held. Memorials may be made in Mark’s honor to the charity of the donor’s choice.  Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.…read more »

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2020 11/27 – Charles P. Phillips

Charles P. Phillips, 82, of Centralia, passed away on Monday, November 23, 2020, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital, in Centralia. He graduated from Centralia High School in 1956. Charles then worked at Illinois Central Car Shops, then the City of Centralia, and retired from there in 2000. He enjoyed going to Downtown Lounge each…read more »


2020 11/27 – Barbara Louise (Bond) Gibson

Barbara Louise (Bond) Gibson of Centralia passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at the age of 80. Barbara was a loyal employee for Kas Potato Chip Factory in Centralia for 21 years. She also made lasting friendships with her co-workers at Hollywood Candy Factory in Centralia where she was employed for 3 years. Barbara shared…read more »

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