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Alberta Beatrice Stephens

STEPHENS Alberta Beatrice Stephens, 86, of Ellis Grove, IL; born on September 30, 1934 in Randolph County, IL; passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, IL. Mrs. Stephens was a Licensed Practical Nurse in several different areas...

Michael Eugene Collins

Michael Eugene Collins, 63, of Elkville, IL; born on June 7, 1957 in Cairo, IL; passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Michael was an avid fisherman, a father, and a member of the Local 318 Operating Engineers.  Also,...

Leroy Everett Gerlach

GERLACH Leroy Everett Gerlach, 75, of Sparta, IL; born on July 26, 1945 in Sparta, IL; passed away on Monday, March 8, 2021 at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL. Leroy was a lifelong member of St. John Lutheran Church in Sparta, IL.  He attended Human Service in...

Janice C. Simmons

SIMMONS Janice Carol (King) Simmons, 76, of Sparta, IL, born November 19, 1944 in Brownsville, TX, passed away on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Kindred Hospital in St. Louis, MO. She retired from her job as a secretary for Russell J. Smith, Inc. in St. Louis, MO.  Mrs....

Norma Jean “Jeannie” Robison

ROBISON Norma Jean “Jeannie” Robison, 77, of Sparta, IL; born on November 26, 1943 in Perryville, MO; went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL. Jeannie loved taking care of her family and did it well.  Her...

Vicki Rae Dierks

DIERKS Vicki Rae Dierks, 66, of Sparta, IL; born on September 25, 1954 in Red Bud, IL; passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Vicki worked as a cook at Sparta Lincoln Primary School.  She enjoyed dancing and playing...