Benton Evening News - Benton, IL

  • News about deaths and obituaries for the greater Benton area including IL.
Updated at 1:07 PM

Ronald C. Tucker, age 79, of Marion, passed away at 7:00 a.m. Monday, July 27, 2015 at the Franklin Hospital in Benton.Mr. Tucker's wishes were to be cremated, with a private remembrance celebration to be held at a future date.Arrangements are through the Leffler - Poulson Funeral Home of Benton.Ronald was born October 6, 1935 in DuQuoin, IL, the son of Cecil Tucker and Lois (Atkins) Tucker.  He married the former Sue Carol Beggs on October 25, 1958 in Alcorn...

Updated at 11:27 AM

Laura Belle Winning, 82, of Terre Haute, passed away Sunday morning, July 26, 2015 at her residence.  She was born May 31, 1933 in Dongola, Illinois to...

Updated at 10:49 AM

Kay Miller, 76, of West Frankfort, passed away at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in the Herrin Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at the Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West...

Updated Jul 28, 2015 at 10:50 AM

Thomas (Tom) Raymond Mitchell of Christopher, originally of Benton, took his mother’s hand on the morning of July 24th, and went home to meet the man upstairs. His time of passing was

Updated Jul 28, 2015 at 10:47 AM

William J. Walker, 88 of Benton; passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015.Bill's wishes were to be cremated with no public services.    Arrangements are through the Leffler - Poulson Funeral Home of Benton.

Updated Jul 28, 2015 at 10:33 AM

Linda Ilene (Kays) Roberts, 64, of Ewing; went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the...

Updated Jul 28, 2015 at 10:29 AM


Updated Jul 28, 2015 at 10:26 AM

Walter Sterling Price, 94, of Benton, IL, passed away in the afternoon on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at Helia Health Care of Benton.  

Updated Jul 28, 2015 at 10:48 AM

Marlyn Murriel Bybee, 66, of Benton, passed away at 4:35 a.m. on  July 25, 2015 at Helia Heathcare, Benton, IL.  

Updated Jul 28, 2015 at 10:34 AM

Duane Clem, 49, of Johnston City, passed away on July 19, 2015 at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, IL, with his family by his side. Visitation will be held

Updated Jul 28, 2015 at 10:16 AM

Judith Louise (Walley) Couey, age 72, of West Frankfort; died at 6:25 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at her home.Judith's wishes were to be cremated.  A memorial celebration of the life of Judith Louise (Walley) Couey will...

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