Virgil C. Bryans, Cheryl Ann Cunningham, Lester Lee Glenn, Lyle Mieure, Cassi D. Newman

Virgil C. Bryans

Virgil C. Bryans, 96, of Vincennes, passed away at 3:15 a.m. on Monday, July 1, 2019 at BridgePointe Health Campus.

He was born on March 7, 1923 in Lawrence County, Illinois, to Willie and Amanda (Gaines) Bryans. Virgil was a multi-craft boilermaker for Youngstown Sheet and Tube and served in the U.S. Army in World War II. A graduate of Lincoln High School, Virgil enjoyed making wooden toys.

Surviving are his brother, Percy Bryans of Palestine, Illinois; and several nieces and a nephew, Mary Louise Welton of Lawrenceville, Illinois, Robert G. Bryans of Flat Rock, Illinois, Sue Ann Smith of Palestine, Janet Lockhart of Lawrenceville, Kay Higgins of Tuscola, Illinois, and Laura Francis McCord, Paula Burkett, and Mary Jo Harris, all of Palestine.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Wanda Lee (Truman) Bryans, who he married on July 2, 1955 and who preceded him on April 27, 1993; his sister, Pauline Main; and his brothers Lloyd Bryans and Earl Francis Bryans.

Funeral services will be 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Gardner Brockman Funeral Home, 505 Main St. Visitation will be 6 p.m. until the hour of services on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Allee Memorial Gardens in Camdenton, Missouri.

Cheryl Ann Cunningham

Cheryl Ann Cunningham, 62, of Vincennes, died on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.

She was retired as a resident hall director from Vincennes University and was a member of the Zion United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a sister, Theresa Hocking.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. on Saturday at Zion United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home for funeral expenses.

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Lester Lee Glenn

Lester Lee Glenn, 68, of St. Francisville, Illinois, died on Friday, June 28, 2019.

He has worked as a security guard at Good Samaritan Hospital and was aa member of the Free Methodist Church of St. Francisville. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Survivors include four sons, Edward Joseph Glenn, Adam Eugene Glenn, Jeremy Lee Glenn and Oliver David Glenn;a sister, Freda Daniels; and two brothers, Robert Glenn and Fred Glenn.

A memorial service will be 4 p.m. CDT today at the Free Methodist Church of St. Francisville. Memorial contributions can be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Cunningham Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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Lyle Mieure

Lyle Mieure, 59, of Lawrenceville, Illinois, died on Thursday, June 27, 2019.

He worked for several years at the family sawmill and was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his son, Brooks Mieure; and his brothers, Robert Mieure and Doug Mieure.

Private services will be conducted for the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Otterbein United Methodist Church.

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Cassi D. Newman

Cassi D. Newman, 50, of Vincennes, passed away at home surrounded by her family at 3 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2019.

The daughter of Chester and Nancy (Reeves) Eisenhut, she was born on Feb. 6, 1969 and married Travis L. Newman on Aug. 11, 1994. He survives. After graduating from Lincoln High School, Cassi began her career in the medical field at Crestview Nursing Home. She continued her career with Dr. Richard Stein and Marlena Stein, N.P. Cassi was a member of Four-Square Church, Eagles and the Moose. She also enjoyed spending time with family and friends and giving to others.

In addition to her husband, Cassi is survived by a son, Gabe; her mother, Nancy Eisenhut; her brother, Jeff Eisenhut and his wife, Kim; sisters Roxanne Kitzman, Gaye Updike and her husband, Sam, and Toni Drake and her husband, Bill; her mother-in-law, Denise Newman; and several nieces and nephews along with many dear friends.

Cassi was preceded in death by her son, Cole; her father, Chet Eisenhut; maternal grandmother Josephine Rickard; maternal grandfather, Manuel Reeves; paternal grandmother, Helen Eisenhut; paternal grandfather, Ira Ray Eisenhut; her step-grandfather, Gerald Rickard; and her father-in-law, Thom Newman.

Friends may visit with Cassi’s family from 4-8 p.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Cassi’s funeral service will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastor William Morris officiating. Cassi will be laid to rest in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana Donor Network, 3760 Guion Road, Indianapolis, IN 46222. Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to assist Cassi’s family with arrangements.

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Donald Ray Taylor, 81, of Washington, passed away at 4:35 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home in Washington.


Smith, Geneva A., died June 27. Services: 2 p.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Visitation: 1 p.m. until the hour of services today at the funeral home. Condolences:


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