Reverend Robert “Bob” Hollis

Reverend Robert “Bob” Hollis, 87, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 2:30 P.M. Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Saint Louis University Hospital. He was born December 29, 1931 in Pocahontas, Illinois, the son of the late Roscoe and Laura (Jenner) Hollis. Bob married Clarice (McCauley) Hollis on June 5, 1953. A Visitation will be…Read more…

Frank G. Bourland

Frank G. Bourland, 85, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 6:23 P.M.October 22, 2019 at Hospice of the Valley in Chandler, Arizona. He was born April 16, 1934 in Woodlawn, Illinois to the late Benjamin Franklin and Irene (Dycus) Bourland. He married Jacqueline (Fleury) Bourland on December 21, 1957 at the United States Air…Read more…

Diane L. Marcum

Diane Lynn Marcum, 65, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 3:24 P.M. November 18, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born October 1, 1954 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Kelly Ivan and Wilma (Sursa) Marcum. In honor of Diane’s wishes a Celebration of Life Service…Read more…

Peggy J. Porter

Peggy Joyce Porter, 88, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 1:00 A.M. November 19, 2019 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor. She was born November 17, 1931 in Bluford, Illinois to the late Lester and Meda (Miller) Breeze. She married Richard Porter on December 5, 1947 in Morganfield, Kentucky and he preceded her in death…Read more…

Wanda L. Lowry

Wanda L. Lowry, 84, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at  November 18, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born May 5, 1935 in Dahlgren, Illinois to the late Jasper and Lucille (Lemke) Shingleton. She married Williard O. Lowry on October 6, 1963. They were blessed with thirty-seven…Read more…

Ernest R. Badger

Ernest Ray Badger, 57, of Woodlawn, Illinois passed away at 1:00 A.M.November 13, 2019 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was born September 21, 1962 in Friars Point, Mississippi to Roosevelt Jr. and Vernell (Taylor) Badger. A Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. at…Read more…

Lela Pauline Fann

Lela Pauline Fann, 72, a resident of Carmi, Illinois, passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, IN. She was born March 22, 1947 in McLeansboro, IL to Robert “Buck” and Dorine (McGill) Fann.  Lela was a home maker. Lela is survived by one son, Marvin Lee Fann of McLeansboro; two daughters: Rhonda…Read more…

Larry “L.T.” Jennings

Larry “L.T.” Jennings, 77, of Benton, Illinois passed away at 2:14 P.M.November 16, 2019 at SIH Herrin Hospital in Herrin, Illinois. He was born May 1, 1942 in Dix, Illinois to the late Tom and Maud (Beal) Jennings. He married Carol Meador on april 10, 1961 and she survives in Benton.   In honor of…Read more…

Tom Sweetin

TOM SWEETIN, 87, of Mt. Vernon passed away Friday morning, Nov. 15, 2019 at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, IN. He was born in Jefferson County, IL on Sept. 6, 1932, the son of James C. & Flossie (Owens) Sweetin. Mr. Sweetin was a retired truck driver and operated the Sportsman Club at Miller Lake…Read more…

Robbie Eugene Hayes

Robbie Eugene Hayes, 77, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 3:30 p.m., Friday, November 15, 2019, at Crossroads Community Hospital, in Mt. Vernon. He was born on July 13, 1942, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Steve and Della (House) Hayes.  On October 12, 1962, he married Sharon Matthews, and she preceded him in death…Read more…

Norma L. Barker

Norma L. Barker, 89, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 4:49 P.M. November 14, 2019 at Mount Vernon Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born August 6, 1930 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late George A. and Mary Elizabeth (Hill) Haynes. She married Billy R. Barker on May 26, 1950…Read more…

Phylis C. Bernard

Phylis C. Bernard, 75, of Bonnie, Illinois passed away at 5:40 P.M. November 13, 2019 at Saint Louis University Hospital. She was born January 25, 1944 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Philip and Mary Belle (Briesacher) Bean. Phylis married Jerry Bernard on August 28, 1965 in Mount Vernon. They were blessed with 54…Read more…

Floyd W. Brookman

Floyd Wayne Brookman, 66, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 6:30 P.M. November 13, 2019 at Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mount Vernon.He was born June 5, 1953 in Mount Vernon to the late Charles Marshall Brookman and Mildred Louise (Harlow) Cullins. Floyd first married Janet Kay Williams and she survives. He later…Read more…

Eva G. Allen

84-year-old Eva Geraldine Allen went to be with the Lord at 11:38 am on November 12, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital.  Geraldine was born in Bonnie on June 7, 1935 to the late Roy and Neveda (Glasco) Ramsey.  She married Paul “Sonny” Allen, on July 2, 1954.  Paul preceded her in death on December 4,…Read more…

Marvin Eugene Wilkerson

Marvin Eugene Wilkerson, 79, of Dahlgren, passed away at 11:43 p.m. Monday, November 11, 2019 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.   He was born July 12, 1940 in Dahlgren, the son of George E. and Zana B. (Trotter) Wilkerson.  He married Donna Sue Tucker on Nov. 9, 1958. Marvin is survived by his wife, Donna; sons: Terry…Read more…