Thomas Joe Conley, Alice Rose Detty

Thomas Joe Conley

Thomas Joe “Buzz” Conley, 66, of Lawrenceville, Illinois, died on Sunday, March 29, 2020.

He was a radio disc jockey and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include his two daughters, Kristin Nola and Madison Bean.

Cremation will be performed. Private services will be held due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Cunningham-Young Funeral Home is assisting the family during this time of loss.

Online condolences may be made at www.cunninghamfuneralhomes.com.

Alice Rose Detty

Alice Rose Detty, 49, of Lawrenceville, Illinois, died on Friday, March 13, 2020.

Survivors include two brothers, Craig F. Parker and Robert L. Parker.

A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

FUNERALS

Limes, Robert Lee Jr., died March 26. Private services will be held at Cunningham Funeral Home. A graveside service held at Bridgeport City Cemetery. Condolences: www.cunninghamfuneralhomes.com.

Mattingly, Robert Paul, died March 31. Services: A private service will be noon today at Meng Family Funeral Homes, Anderson-Poindexter Chapel in Linton. Burial: Stafford Cemetery in Sandborn. Visitation: for immediate family, from 9 a.m. until the hour of services on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials: Parkview Christian Church. Condolences: www.andersonpoindexter.com.

Sheley, Steven Lee, died March 30. Memorials: Lawrence County Cancer Resource Center & Wig Shoppe. Condolences: www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

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