Obituaries and How to Access Them

</element><element id="paragraph-1" type="body"><![CDATA[The rate for obituaries in the Du Quoin Evening Call is $85 for the first 15 inches and $4 per inch thereafter. There is a 50 percent discount on additional days in the paper. The base price includes a photo, a flag for veterans and a funeral home logo in print. The family will receive 12 free copies of the paper the day the obituary runs. The obituaries also run online free of charge.

Obituaries may be submitted via e-mail to Individuals must pay in advance. Payments may be made in person, via mail or over the phone (618)542-2133 with a credit/debit card. Funeral Homes will be billed and need to include the billing address. Please send obituary photos and logos as .jpg files attached to the e-mail.

The deadline for obituaries is 6 a.m. each day for that day&#39;s paper. The Du Quoin Evening Call is published Monday through Friday.

The Du Quoin Evening Call offers a free death notice in lieu of a paid obituary. The death notice will contain only the following information: name of deceased, age, time and place of death, numbers of immediate survivors- no names- time and location of the visitation, funeral and burial and name of the funeral home handling the services.

Obituaries that have run in the Du Quoin Evening Call can be accessed at the office. We hold papers for the past year. If the obit you are looking for dates before that, you can also access microfilm papers at the Du Quoin Library at:

28 S. Washington St.

Du Quoin, IL 62832

Phone Number: 542-5045

Questions about obituaries can also be emailed to