Leilia Majors

Leilia Majors, one of Jefferson County’s Centenarians, went to be with her Lord at the age of 107 years, 8 months, and 25 days on October 15, 2019 at 12:16 A.M. at Lavender Ridge Dignified Memory Care in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born January 21, 1912 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late John…Read more…

Raymond E. McIntyre

Raymond E. McIntyre, 84, of McLeansboro, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.  He was born in Aden, Illinois on May 4, 1935, the son of James Wilbur and Mary Rachel (Green) McIntyre.  Raymond was a retired United States Air Force veteran having served during the Korean and Vietnam Wars.  He…Read more…

Lee Allen

Lee Allen, 86, of Bonnie, Illinois passed away at 12:05 P.M.October 11, 2019 at his residence. He was born January 14, 1933 in Hamilton County, Illinois to the late Earl and Pearl (Klinker) Allen. Lee first married Lois Verdean Sodders on December 21, 1973 in Mount Vernon. She preceded him in death on June 17,…Read more…

Donald L. Ellis

Donald L. Ellis, 88, of Woodlawn, Illinois passed away at 5:35 A.M.October 12, 2019 at his residence. He was born July 19, 1931 in Wayne County, Illinois to the late Hillard and Opal (Lamb) Ellis. Donald married Lorretta (Reaney) Ellis on January 10, 1958. They were blessed with 39 years of marriage before she preceded…Read more…

Alverta Mae Todd

Alverta Mae Todd, age 91, of Mountain Grove Missouri, died on October 13, 2019.  Born September 13, in Hamilton county Illinois.  Mae was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mountain Grove at the time of her death. Mae was born and resided in the Middle Creek area of Illinois until the passing of he husband…Read more…

Darcel M. Jones

Darcel M. Jones, 65, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 9:30 A.M. October 10, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital. She was born March 26, 1954 in Mount Vernon to the late Henry Edward and L. Irene (Wells) Jones. Per Darcel’s request, a private graveside service will be held at Bethel Cemetery in…Read more…

Judith “Judy” Kae Hicks

Judith “Judy” Kae Hicks, 79, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 8:03 A.M. October 9, 2019 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born February 2, 1940 in Grundy Center, Iowa to the late Bertram Lyle and Victoria Marie (Smith) Robinson. She married John Richard Hicks on June 15, 1969 in Reinbeck,…Read more…

Gale L. Talley

Gale L. Talley, 60, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 6:45 P.M. October 8, 2019 at Crossroads Commnity Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born January 3, 1959 in Illinois to the late Herbert and Martha Vivian (Oyler) Talley. Gale was married to Sandra Huffman and she survives. A Celebration of Life Service will…Read more…

Robert Dale Woosley

Robert Dale Woosley died Oct. 1 at his home in Mount Vernon, Ill. He was 92.   Mr. Woosley was born Nov. 14, 1926, in Carlisle, Ark., to Jasper and Irene Woosley. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Hendrix College and his master’s degree from Southern Illinois University, both in chemistry.   He was an…Read more…

Bobby G. Gill

Bobby Gene Gill, 85, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 7:55 P.M. October 4, 2019 at his residence. He was born December 7, 1934 in Clay City, Illinois to the late Pete and Genieve (Billingsley) Gill. He married Rae Dean Weidner on January 29, 1953 in Clay City, Illinois. A Visitation will be held…Read more…

Billy Bob Palmer

Billy Bob Palmer, 92, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 2:20 P.M.October 6, 2019 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon. He was born November 4, 1926 in Mount Vernon to the late Louie and Vivian (McKitrick) Palmer. He married Barbara Jean Farmer on July 30, 1949 in Mount Vernon, Illinois and she…Read more…

Anna Katharina Morgan

Anna Katharina Morgan, 83, of Ina passed away on October 4th, 2019 at 4:47 p.m. at Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon with her family by her side. She was born in Vollmau, Germany on January 18th, 1936 to the late Josef and Katharina (Kussinger) Kaspar, and stepmother, Anna Brandl Kaspar. She married Joseph Lewis Morgan…Read more…

Robert William Davenport

Robert William Davenport, 88, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 3:50 P.M. October 4, 2019 at his residence. He was born January 16, 1931 in Akron, Ohio to the late Robert W. and Lois (Blocker) Davenport, Sr. Robert married Barbara Jane (Koons) Davenport on September 16, 1952 in Mount Vernon. They were blessed with…Read more…

Edith E. Taylor

Edith E. Taylor, 99, of Whittington passed away Thursday morning, October 3, 2019 at Helia HealthCare Center in Benton. She was born in Franklin County, IL on March 21, 1920, the daughter of Albert & Ethel (Kirk) Erwin. She married Kenneth Taylor on December 4, 1937 in Benton, and he preceded her in death on…Read more…

Jeff Newell

Jeff Newell, 59, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 9:15 P.M. October 3, 2019 at his brother’s residence in Mount Vernon. He was born September 30, 1960 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Dean and Betty (Yearwood) Newell. A Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Sunday, October 6, 2019 at New…Read more…