'Maude' (Gilpin) Buttry
Alma "Maude" (Gilpin) Buttry, 86. of Salem died at 5:40 p.m. Monday,
April 30, 2001 at Salem Township Hospital.
She was born June 24, 1914 in Mill Shoals, the daughter of Frank and
Mamie (Taylor) Files. She married Lloyd Douglas, and he died; she then
married Charles Gilpin, and he died. She then married Everett Buttry, who
also preceded her in death. She was retired from the State of Illinois
and formerly owned restaurants in Carmi and Norris City.
Survivors include a daughter, Betty Storey of Salem; four grandchildren,
Jeanie Applegate of Salem, Danny Storey of Wapella, Sheila Hills and Tom
Storey, both of Salem; nine great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren;
and two sisters, Rose Newkirck of St. Louis and Madiline Hewlett of Carmi.
She was preceded in death by three husbands, a sister and brother.
Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 4 at North
Maple Ridge Cemetery near Carmi. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday
at the Rogers-Atkins Funeral Home in Salem.
Freida Boyer, 85, of rural McLeansboro died at 5:48 a.m. Friday, June
22, 2001 at White County Medical Center in Carmi.
She was born Nov. 19, 1915 in White County, the daughter of Frederick
Myrle and Lula Irene (Allen) Allen. She married Bernard Boyer on Fed. 29,
1936, and he preceded her in death Sept. 20, 1995. She was a homemaker.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, L.B. and Terry Boyer of McLeansboro;
three daughters and sons-in-law, Ila Sue and Hubert Ballard of McLeansboro,
Laura Lou and Don Veatch of Texico, and Marilyn Marie and Bing Sancrant
of Phoenix, Ariz.; six grandchildren, Mike Ballard, Kevin Veatch, Mark
Sancrant, Cynthia Organ, Sonya Davis and Julie Sancrant; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and a grandson, Alan Ballard.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Harre Funeral Home in
McLeansboro, the Revs. Robert Sefried and Joe Atkinson officiating. Burial
was at Enfield Cemetery.
Sarah L. Owen
Sarah L. Owen, 89, of Grayville died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2001 at Meadowood
Nursing Home in that community.
She was born Dec. 12, 1911 in West Salem, the daughter of David and
Grace (Porterfield) Berg. She was married to Floyd Owen, and he preceded
her in death in 1976. Mrs. Owen was a homemaker, farm wife and a member
of Mt. Pleasant Primitive Baptist Church near Burnt Prairie.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, David and Kim Owen of Carmi;
a special grandson, Seth Owen of Carmi; one sister, Florence Doneghue of
Carmi; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by five sisters, Helen Berg, Hilda Wick,
Mary Fairchild, Lillian Whorley and Eloise Balding.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cook Funeral Chapel
in Carmi. Burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery in Grayville. Visitation
will be from 11 a.m. Saturday until the time of the service at the funeral
Leo A. Aydt
Leo A. Aydt, 79, Dahlgren, died at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2002
at Jeffersonian Nursing Home in Mt. Vernon, Ill.
He was born March 7, 1923 in Dahlgren, the son of Frank F. and Anastasia
(Ewald) Aydt, and was married Oct. 2, 1946 to Martha Birke, who died in
1998. Mr. Aydt operated Aydt Mill and Aydt Elevators in Dahlgren for many
years. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Dahlgren and the
Knights of Columbus, and he had served in many of the church societies.
He also served on the Dahlgren High School board of directors and the Dahlgren
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, James and Ellen Aydt of Paris,
Ill.; a brother and sister-in-law, Herman and Grace Aydt of Nashville,
Ill.; and three grandsons, Gregory, Brendan and Stefan Aydt, all of Paris,
Ill. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; two brothers, John
and Florian Aydt; and two sisters, Monica Aydt and Coletta Karcher.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Catholic
Church in Dahlgren, Msg. Joseph Lawler officiating, with burial in the
church cemetery. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Friday at Gholson Funeral
Home in Dahlgren, where visitation is scheduled from 4-8 p.m. Friday.
Jeanie Barbre, 73, Evansville, Ind., formerly of Carmi, died at 2:30
p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2002 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.,
following a long bout with cancer.
Mrs. Barbre was born Jan. 27, 1929 in Whitesville, Ky., the daughter
of Thomas and Alma (Farley) Hendrix. She married Willard Nichols, and he
preceded her in death in 1974. She then married Carl Ray "Bub" Barbre,
and he preceded her in death, as well. She was a homemaker and a member
of Vann Avenue Baptist Church in Evansville, Ind.
Surviving are a daughter, Carla Barbre. and her fiancee, David Frederick,
both of Evansville, Ind.; a son and daughter-in-law, Gary T. "Dink" and
Robin Nichols of Carmi; five grandchildren, Mark, Nicole and Jamie Mayhugh,
and Sawyer and Haley Nichols; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Shirley
Boorman of Longview, Texas and Kathleen Anzalone of Panama City, Fla.;
and a brother, Edward Hendrix of Salem. She is also survived by Dale Robinson
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Campbell Funeral
Home in Carmi, the Rev. Robert Nall officiating. Burial will be at North
Maple Ridge Cemetery in Carmi. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday
at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Vann Avenue
Baptist Church in Evansville or the American Cancer Society.
Alberta Wren Price
Alberta Wren Price, 90, Carmi, died at 3:50 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21,
2002 at White County Medical Center in Carmi.
Mrs. Price was born July 28, 1911 in Mill Shoals Township, the daughter
of Henry and Lucy (Fulford) Johnson. She married John Wren Oct. 3, 1936,
and he preceded her in death Oct. 18, 1980. She married Charles Ralph Price
on May 2, 1995, and he preceded her in death Sept. 20, 1999. She was a
seamstress and worked at the Ainsbrooke sewing factory in Carmi.
Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Verla and Leroy Brown of Carmi;
five grandchildren and their spouses, Bill and Sheryl Brown, Judy and Ron
Coston, Chris and Sheri Brown, Johnny and Charlotte Brown, and Jim and
Beverly Brown; numerous great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Campbell Funeral
Home in Carmi, the Rev. Nicholas Showalter officiating. Burial will be
at Centerville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 tonight at the funeral
Russell Coulter Jr.
Russell Coulter Jr., 76, Carmi, died at 12:40 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3,
2002 at White County Medical Center in Carmi.
Mr. Coulter was born March 2, 1926 in Bolivia, Edgar County, Ill.,
the son of Larkin Russell and Maude Mae (Walden) Coulter. He married Geneva
Hogshead November 1947, and she preceded him in death in October 1988.
He then married Ruth (Waln) Musgrave on March 12, 1992. Mr. Coulter was
a retired accounting executive with Exxon Oil Co. He was a member of First
Christian Church, Carmi Elks Lodge, American Legion Post 224 and VFW Post
Surviving are his wife, Ruth of Carmi; four sons and three daughters-in-law,
Brian and Betsy Coulter of Newburgh, Ind., Frank and Jill Musgrave, John
Musgrave, and Bill and Susan Musgrave, all of Carmi; five grandchildren,
Hannah Coulter, Kathleen Ritcheson, and Lauren, Matthew and Meagan Musgrave;
two great-grandchildren, Tyson Musgrave and Austin Ritcheson; and a brother,
Richard Coulter of Long Beach, Calif.
He was preceded in death by three sisters, Veta Canter, Mary Coulter
and Ruby Lientz, and two brothers, Tony and Tom Coulter.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday at Campbell Funeral Home
in Carmi, with Robby King officiating. Graveside services were held at
3 p.m. at Cherry Point Cemetery in Chrisman.
Funeral services for Ruth Kemp, Carmi, were held at 11 a.m. Monday,
Dec. 16, 2002 at Kittinger-Fair Funeral Home in Carmi, the Rev. Don Rhein
Barbara Karger played special musical selections. Pallbearers were
Allen Kemp, David Kemp, Gary Smith, Eric Duvall, Zachary Kemp, Adam Willis,
Aaron Willis and Ralph Duvall. Burial was at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Carmi.
Joy M. Johnson
Funeral services for Joy M. Johnson of Norris City were held at 10:30
a.m. Thursday, May 3, 2001 at the Norris City Church of God, the Rev. Lyle
Randy Mills was the pianist. Sandra Bolte, Stephen Mills and Randy
Mills sang "City of Gold" and "Because He Lives." Casketbearers were Stephen
Mills, Rodney Mills, Robert Hesterly, Bryce Vinson, Ken McKenzie, Jeff
McKenzie, Jay Rains, Scott Rains, John Bailey, Matt Sourant and Mark Sourant.
Burial was in I.O.O.F. Cemetery near Norris City. The Campbell Funeral
Chapel in Norris City was in charge of arrangements.
Ruby M. Sanders
FORT MYERS, FLA.
Funeral services for Ruby M. Sanders of Fort Myers, Fla. were held
at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 24, 2001 at Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi, Robby
Margaret Starling delivered the eulogy.
Christy King was the pianist and accompanied Connie Saunders, Tom and
Beth Cook as they sang "Amazing Grace."
Casketbearers were Art Saunders, Bill Saunders, Alan Saunders and Andrew
Reingardt. Burial was at Maple Ridge Cemetery near Carmi.