Rev. William B. Tomberlin

91-year-old Rev. William B. Tomberlin of McLeansboro died at 4:45 a.m. Monday, May 20 at McLeansboro Rehab and Health Care Center in McLeansboro. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 23rd, at 2 p.m. at Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro with Rev. Russell Anderson officiating. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the…Read more…

Anthony Lee Melton

Anthony Lee Melton, 52, of Kell, Illinois, passed away at 5:50 P.M., May 18, 2019 at his residence. FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois, with Reverend Bud Storey officiating.  Burial will follow at South Hickory Hill Cemetery in Mount Vernon. Friends of the…Read more…

Sheryl Wilderman

Sheryl Wilderman, 69, of Waltonville, Illinois passed away at 10:24 P.M.May 17, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born February 5, 1950 in Waltonville to the late Orville “Shorty” and Anna Belle (Braden) Fairchild. Sheryl married Jerry Wilderman on June 13, 1968. They were blessed with nearly 51…Read more…

John Wesley “Wes” Clemens

John Wesley “Wes” Clemens, 67, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 11:53 P.M., May 18, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon.   FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, May 24, 2019at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, with Reverend Bill Degenhart officiating.   Burial will follow at…Read more…

Patsy D. Deaton

Patsy D. Deaton, 82,of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 7:30 A.M. May 16, 2019 at White Oaks Rehabilitation Center. She was born July 14, 1936 in Argyle, Iowa to the late Harry and Laura VanDorin. Patsy married Dwayne Deaton on November 15, 1975. A Visitation will be held from Monday, May 20, 2019 from…Read more…

Rodney Panzier

Rodney Panzier, 63, of Woodlawn, Illinois passed away at 2:18 A.M.May 16, 2019 at Washington County Hospital in Nashville, Illinois. He was bornNovember 11, 1955 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Johnny and Patsy (Williams) Panzier. He married Diane Langa on October 11, 1975 in Woodlawn, Illinois, where she survives.   In addition to…Read more…

George R. Stover

George R. Stover, age 80, of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, died at 6:15 P.M. on Sunday May 12, 2019 at his residence in Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be held Wednesday May 15th from 5-7 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.  Funeral services will be held Thursday May 16th at 10:30 A.M. at Hughey Funeral…Read more…

Dorris Marie Pierce

Dorris Marie Pierce, 83, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 8:34 P.M., May 8, 2019 at Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, May 13, 2019 at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Chapel in Woodlawn, Illinois, with Reverend David Shores officiating.  Burial will follow. For those…Read more…

David Dearld Leon Jay,  Jr.

David Dearld Leon Jay,  Jr., 24, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 2:25 A.M. May 4, 2019 in Rural Belle Rive, Illinois . He was born May 30, 1994 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to David Leon Jay, Sr. and Patty (Bracken) Jay.   David is survived by his father, David Leon Jay, Sr. of…Read more…

Lela May Pearce

Lela May Pearce, 86 Years, of South Lake Tahoe, California passed away at 2:23 A.M.May 6, 2019 at her residence in South Lake Tahoe, California. She was born May 31, 1932 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Ray Clark and Vivian (Gerbacher) Clark. She married Paul E. Pearce on August 27, 1950 in Mount…Read more…

John E. Smith, Jr.

John E. Smith, Jr., 76, of Opdyke, Illinois passed away at 5:40 P.M. May 3, 2019 at The Voyage Senior Living in Marion, Illinois. He was bornFebruary 13, 1943 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late John Smith, Sr. and Adaline (Koontz) Smith. He married Wanda Maxine Wilson in Mount Vernon, Illinois on July 22,…Read more…

Barbara Bravard

Barbara Bravard, 65, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 5:05 P.M. May 4, 2019 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. She was born June 22, 1953 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Ralph Gerald Jay, Sr. and Helen Louise (Funkhouser) Jay. She first married Artie Karch. She later married Robert Bravard on November…Read more…

LaVerne Bernard

LaVerne Bernard, 90, of Belle Rive “Went Home to be with the Lord” Wednesday morning,   May 1, 2019. She was born in Bonnie, IL on March 5, 1929, the daughter of Evan & Reba (Reece) Adams. She married Murrel Bernard on February 11, 1950 and he passed away on October 30, 2017. Mrs. Bernard was…Read more…

Artie L. “Lamar” Johnson

Artie L. “Lamar” Johnson, 78, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 10:50 A.M.May 1, 2019 at Nature Trail Nursing Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born September 20, 1940 in Waldo, Arkansas to the late Arvie L. Johnson and Ruth Velma (Dixon) Johnson. He first married Anne Johnson. He later married Patricia A.…Read more…

Michael Stephen Ross

Michael Stephen Ross, 70, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 5:00 P.M.April 30, 2019 at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was bornApril 23, 1949 in Clarksville, Tennessee to the late Chris Monroe Ross and Annabell (Crain) Ross. He married Twila Schertz on July 8, 1974 in Jefferson City, Missouri.  …Read more…