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Danny Alan Hood

HOOD Danny Alan Hood, 54, of Tilden, IL was born on February 6, 1968 in Red Bud, IL the son of James Alexander Hood and Marilyn Sue Hill-Juelfs; passed away on Friday, November 25, 2022 at home. Danny was a life member at Loyalty Missionary Baptist Church in Eden,...

Diane Sue “Tootie” Smith

SMITH Diane Sue “Tootie” Smith, 76, of Tilden, IL; born on April 8, 1946 in Sparta, IL; passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2022 at the Sparta Community Hospital. Diane was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Sparta.  She worked at World Color Press for 33...

Barbara A. Franklin

Barbara A. Franklin, nee Mahan, 72, of Tilden, IL, born July 8, 1949 in Belleville to the late Albert and Helen (Harper) Mahan, passed away on Wednesday May 11, 2022 at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, IL.  Miss Franklin was a home healthcare worker for senior...

Mildred Ann Murphy

MURPHY Mildred Ann (Weaver) Murphy, 76, of Tilden, IL, the daughter of William Brandon Weaver and Frances Ann (Greene) Medder; born on July 15, 1945 in Tuscaloosa, AL; passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at her home. Mildred enjoyed scrapbooking, gardening, and...

Marty Lou Crowell

CROWELL   Marty Lou Crowell, 77, of Tilden, IL; born on April 30, 1944 in East St. Louis, IL; passed away Saturday, February 26, 2022 at the Sparta Community Hospital.   Marty loved relaxing at home reading her newspaper.  She was a Navy Vietnam Veteran. ...

Frances A. Foertsch

FOERTSCH Frances Ardella Foertsch, 83, of Tilden, IL; born on January 22, 1938 in Cutler, IL; passed away on Monday, December 13, 2021 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Frances was a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Sparta, IL.  She loved to...