Johnny Macklin Alvis

October 4, 1953 ~ December 3, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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Johnny Alvis Obituary

Johnny Macklin Alvis, age 70, of Du Quoin, passed away at 10:05pm on Sunday, December 3, 2023 at St. Clare Hospital in Fenton, Missouri.

Johnny was born in Pana, Illinois on October 4, 1953, the son of George and Louise (Bush) Alvis. He married Sonja Havens in Murphysboro on August 7, 1979.  Johnny had worked more than 31 years at Continental Tire. He served as Assistant Chief at the Elkville Fire Department for more than 24 years. 

Survivors include his wife- Sonja Alvis of Du Quoin

Daughter- Tracy Power of St. James Island, Oregon

Daughter- Stephania Alvis of Pinckneyville

Three Grandchildren- Jordan and Zoey Anheuser of Du Quoin

     Tristan Freckleton of Lynnwood, Washington

He was preceded in death by his parents. 

In accordance with Johnny's wishes, the family gathered privately for a final farewell for their beloved husband, father, and grandfather. Johnny was laid to rest at Elkville Cemetery. 

Maxton-Rosado Funeral Home in Du Quoin is honored to have been called to serve the family.  For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to the family, in care of Sonja or Stephania Alvis and mailed to: Maxton-Rosado Funeral Home; 11 S. Hickory Street; Du Quoin, IL 62832.  For more information, or to leave an online condolence for the family, please visit or call 618-542-2020.

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11 S. Hickory Street, Du Quoin IL 62832
Tel: 1-618-542-2020


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