81-year-old McLeansboro resident, Pauline Francis Johnson died at 11:57 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 12 at her home in McLeansboro. She had been a beautician and she loved to do oil paintings.
Survivors include her husband, Jackie Leland Johnson of McLeansboro; a
A Wind Chill Warning remains in effect for all of Southern Illinois after low temperatures dipped to minus-8 this morning. While Fairfield recorded only 3 ½ inches of snow, much heavier snow was reported in areas to our north.
58-year-old Dahlgren resident, Timothy Lee Pickford died on Monday, Dec. 30 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was a carpenter.
Survivors include his wife Juliana Pickford of Dahlgren; two daughters, Laurellen and Dolly Pickford of Dahlgren; two sons,
82-year-old Fairfield resident, Doris Grandstaff died at 10:54 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 at her home. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a sister, Marie Smith of Fairfield.
Services for Doris Grandstaff will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21 at the
Wayne County Sheriff’s Police executed a search warrant Monday night at a home in Sims, seizing a large quantity of meth-making materials and making two arrests. Shortly before 8:30 Monday night, police went to the home of Regina L. Weccele
89-year-old Fairfield resident, June (Lotz) Pearce, died at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday, December 4 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.
Surviving are a daughter, Jill Pearce Bell of Anna, IL; two sons, Willard Pearce of Lake Wells, FL and Scott Pearce of Franklin,
82-year-old Cisne resident, William Lowell Sparr died at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. He was a retired farmer and served 36 years as Elm River Township Road Commissioner.
Survivors include a brother-in-law, Harold Holmes of Fairfield;