Obituaries

Helen Bible
B: 1917-10-09
D: 2018-01-14
View Details
Bible, Helen
Arthur "Neal" Kenley
B: 1933-07-26
D: 2018-01-13
View Details
Kenley, Arthur "Neal"
Edward Cusac
B: 1927-08-27
D: 2018-01-05
View Details
Cusac, Edward
Martha Deain
B: 1931-10-08
D: 2017-12-24
View Details
Deain, Martha
Ira "Ike" and Ola Bernice "Bea" Gammon
B: 1925-04-03
D: 2017-12-24
View Details
Gammon, Ira "Ike" and Ola Bernice "Bea"
Ola "Bernice" Gammon
B: 1925-04-03
D: 2017-12-24
View Details
Gammon, Ola "Bernice"
Aretha Young
B: 1942-01-02
D: 2017-12-08
View Details
Young, Aretha
Ruth Hickman
B: 1940-03-12
D: 2017-11-29
View Details
Hickman, Ruth
Carol Trulock
B: 1918-01-25
D: 2017-11-12
View Details
Trulock, Carol
Patricia "Chris" Smith
B: 1950-03-28
D: 2017-11-01
View Details
Smith, Patricia "Chris"
Earl "Hambone" Hamilton
B: 1929-10-05
D: 2017-10-30
View Details
Hamilton, Earl "Hambone"
Gary Connerly
B: 1941-06-12
D: 2017-10-28
View Details
Connerly, Gary
David "Tom" Harrington
B: 1943-03-19
D: 2017-10-09
View Details
Harrington, David "Tom"
Roy Wren
B: 1956-05-15
D: 2017-10-06
View Details
Wren, Roy
Laurel Carter
B: 1929-04-21
D: 2017-10-06
View Details
Carter, Laurel
John McKnelly
B: 1925-11-27
D: 2017-10-03
View Details
McKnelly, John
Harper Smith
B: 2017-09-22
D: 2017-09-22
View Details
Smith, Harper
Sue Kemmerer
B: 1921-11-27
D: 2017-09-09
View Details
Kemmerer, Sue
Lorraine Stortzum
B: 1922-02-25
D: 2017-08-01
View Details
Stortzum, Lorraine
Mildred Heiden
B: 1923-10-06
D: 2017-07-14
View Details
Heiden, Mildred
Jack Daugherty
B: 1933-04-06
D: 2017-07-13
View Details
Daugherty, Jack

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
825 Chestnut St.
P.O. Box 68
LOUISVILLE, IL 62858
Phone: (618) 665-3100
Fax: (618) 665-4014

Who You Should Call First

It really depends on how and where the death occurred. Where a death has been anticipated, call your attending physician.

If the death is unexpected, call emergency services first. If there are no emergency services or doctor available in your area, or you are concerned or uncertain about the circumstances surrounding a death, contact your local coroner’s office or the Office of the Chief Coroner.

The other first calls you should make include:

1. The funeral home
2. Immediate family members
3. Employers
4. Your Pastor
5. Your close friends

When you think about it, these calls are being made for two distinct reasons:

  • To notify the authorities and obtain assistance in dealing with the body
  • To notify the social circle, and gather family and friends together for support

Naturally the first of those reasons takes priority, because it is your responsibility to care for your loved one. In fact, we think of this as one of the final acts of love that you can take. Placing their body in the care of professionals can be a relief, and will give you the space to make those calls involved in the second category of outreach: the purely social notifications that will surround you with support.

The death of a loved one can make us feel numb and ineffective. If this is the case for you, and you'd like additional advice about who to call, and when, reach out to us. We’ll be pleased to be your ally during this difficult time.

365 Days of Healing

Grieving doesn't always end with the funeral: subscribe to our free daily grief support email program, designed to help you a little bit every day, by filling out the form below.