GenealogyBuff.com has just added the Jackson County, Illinois Obituary
Collection at http://www.genealogybuff.com/il/jackson/webbbs_config.pl
The collection has obits from all of the surrounding area of
Carbondale and even some from Williamson County. Hope this helps.
The searchbox that has the GenealogyBuff.com watermark near the title
is the one to use in order to search the collection.