Gary K. Badgett Jr.

Gary K. Badgett Jr., 77, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 7:12 A.M. September 20, 2019 at his residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born July 28, 1942 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Gary Kenneth and Hazel Maxine (Fisher) Badgett Sr.. He married Carol Hayes on August 11, 1962 and she…Read more…

Bert W. Wooden

Bert W. Wooden, 84, of Mt. Vernon passed away Thursday, September 19, 2019 at his home. He was born in Mt. Vernon, IL on June 25, 1935, the son of Roy & Crete (Anderson) Wooden. He was a talented carpenter and woodworker. Mr. Wooden was the Maintenance Carpenter at Mt. Vernon Township High School for…Read more…

LeRoy Young

LeRoy Young, 87, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 3:02 P.M. September 18, 2019 at his residence. He was born January 25, 1932 in Maud, Oklahoma to the late Daniel Albert and Ethel Marie (Grey) Young. He married Patricia Fenton on December 25, 1951 in Mount Vernon where she survives. In addition to his…Read more…

Dwayne “Cheese” Deaton

Dwayne “Cheese” Deaton, 87, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 1:10 A.M.September 16, 2019 at White Oak Rehabilitation Center. A Graveside Service will be held Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois. The American Legion Post #141 will conduct full military honors. Interment will follow. Memorials…Read more…

Shirley Ann Scrivner

Shirley Ann Scrivner, 74, of Mount Vernon died at 7:50 A.M. September 18, 2019 at her residence. A Funeral Service will be held Monday, September 23, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Mr. Marty Mills officiating. Friends may call Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00…Read more…

James L. Vincent

James L. Vincent, 57, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019 in Vincennes, Indiana.  He was born December 19, 1961 in Joliet, IL, the son of Gerald and Mary (Becker) Vincent.  James worked as a restaurant cook and was a Catholic by faith. He is survived by two sisters: Norma Weaver of Hoopeston, IL and LaDonna Baker of…Read more…

William “Bill” A Bell Jr.

William “Bill” A Bell Jr. 79, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 12:08 P.M.September 15, 2019 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born July 19, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois to the late William and Dorothy (Bailey) Bell Sr.He married Norma Louks on April 27, 1963. They were blessed with fifty-five…Read more…

Roberta Smith

Roberta Smith, 76, of Aurora, Illinois, formerly of Mount Vernon passed away September 15, 2019 at Alden of Waterford Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Aurora. She was born June 8, 1943 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Robert J. Carlton, Sr. and Melba Azalea (Huffstutler) Carlton. Graveside Service will be held at 1:00…Read more…

Fern E. Gutzler

Fern Elaine Gutzler, 85, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 7:15 A.M. September 16, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born February 1, 1934 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late Lloyd Milborn and Grace Mae (Merrett) Marlow. She married Herbert “Herb” L. Gutzler on July 8,…Read more…

Eugene Draege

Eugene Draege, 88, of Woodlawn, Illinois passed away at 9:55 A.M.September 14, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born June 28, 1931 in Richview, Illinois to Emma Draege. He married Shirley Louise Bower on June 5, 1954 in Union Christian Church in Ashley, Illinois.   In addition to…Read more…

James Kaufman

James Kaufman, 94 of Opdyke, Illinois passed away at 5:30 A.M. September 8, 2019 at Lavender Ridge Dignified Memory Care in Mount Vernon,Illinois. He was born September 29, 1924 in Piopolis, Illinois to the late Joseph and Magdalena Kaufman. He married Phyllis Scoles on August 13, 1949. They were blessed with sixty-eight years of marriage…Read more…

Kendall S. Rase

Kendall Stewart Rase, 76, of Ashley, Illinois passed away at 9:09 A.M. September 9, 2019 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born February 17, 1943 in Grafton, North Dakota to the late Donald E. and Marie S. (Severson) Rase. He was first married to Dian Cruson.  He later married Judy A. Garrison…Read more…

Roy Dean Mason

Roy Dean Mason, 50, a resident of Sims, IL passed away at his home on Sunday, September 8, 2019. Roy was born on March 3, 1969 in Fairfield, IL to his parents Charles Ray Mason and Mildred (Briley) Mason.  He was married to Bonnie Mason, who preceded him in death on November 13, 2018. Roy worked as a farmhand…Read more…

Mary E. Maxey

Mary E. Maxey, 96, of Bluford, Illinois passed away at 8:10 P.M.September 7, 2019 at Mount Vernon Healthcare Center. She was born November 7, 1922 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late James Robert and Bertha L. (Richardson) Bundy. Mary married John David Breeze on June 1940. They were blessed with four years of marriage…Read more…

Wilhelmina “Willy” McDaniel

Wilhelmina “Willy” McDaniel, 80, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 2:05 A.M.September 5, 2019 at her residence. She was born January 28, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Eugene and Ruth (Richardson) Walters. Wilhelmina married Don McDaniel on May 3, 1958 at the United Methodist Church in Kell, Illinois. They were blessed with…Read more…