Dorothy Dyel Tindle

Dorothy Dyel Tindle, 87, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 9:15 AM October 3, 2019 at Green Tree at Mount Vernon. She was born July 24, 1932 in White County, Illinois to the late George and Bernice (Allen) Kirk. Dorothy first married Otto Max Dyel on December 31, 1950 in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He…Read more…

Claudia Jean “Momma J” Johnson

Claudia Jean “Momma J” Johnson, 69, of Bonnie, Illinois, formerly of Montesano, Washington peacefully passed away in Hospice Care on September 30, 2019 at Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon, Illinois surrounded by family. She was born December 26, 1949 in Pasco, Washington to the late John and Edith (Winslow) Tyrrell. She married Albert “Al” Johnson…Read more…

James Rodney Bigley, Sr.

James Rodney Bigley, Sr.,67, of Bluford, Illinois passed away at 6:45 A.M.September 28, 2019 at Saint Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was born August 10, 1952 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late Thomas Earl and Ira Mae (Ellis) Bigley. He married Charlene S. McKean on December 30, 1972 in Bluford, Illinois…Read more…

Carl Crocker

Carl Crocker, 64, of Scheller, Illinois passed away at 1:48 P.M.Sunday, September 29, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born October 13, 1954 in Herrin, Illinois to the late William Earl Crocker and Dorothy Fitzgerald. He married Kathy Loucks on March 21, 1981. A Visitation will be held…Read more…

Brandon Kyle Pinson

Brandon Kyle Pinson, 31, of Ashville, NC, a former Benton native, was killed Tuesday morning on September 3, 2019, in Iraq.  He was leading a team of deminers working to clear improvised explosive devices left behind from battles with the Islamic State.  While he was diffusing an explosive device, the accident occurred in the village…Read more…

Betty Jean Catron

Betty Jean Catron, 88, of Bluford, Illinois passed away at 11:08 A.M. September 27, 2019 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon. She was born November 21, 1930 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late Elva and Edith (Crites) DeJournett. She married Glenn A. Catron on November 25, 1948 at the Salem Freewill Baptist…Read more…

Geraldine Jo Ramsey

Geraldine Jo Ramsey, 82, of Sarasota, FL passed away Friday, September 20, 2019 at 11:00 P.M. at her home with her Brother and Sister-in-law by her side. She was a retired self employed cosmetologist. Mrs. Ramsey was born April 5, 1937 in Ina, IL to Joseph Kohut and Venita (Tyler) Kohut. She married Randall Ramsey…Read more…

Norene Clark

Norene Clark, 85, of Mount Veron, Illinois, formerly of Wayne City passed away at 10:30 A.M. September 27, 2019 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born January 26, 1934 in Illinois to the late Earl and Mogene (Hall) Friend. She married Emory Clark on September 3, 1988 in Wayne City,…Read more…

Gene Shirley

Gene Shirley, 90, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 10:28 A.M. September 24, 2019 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born February 14, 1929 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late Ernie K.  and Martha (Rapp) Fleener. She married Virgil J. Shirley on December 17, 1944 in Morganfield, Kentucky.…Read more…

Gabriel Allen Horn

Gabriel Allen Horn, 35, a resident of Flora, IL (formerly of Fairfield, IL) passed away with his family by his side at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL on Friday, September 20, 2019. Gabriel was born on February 25, 1984 to James Allen Horn and Katie Castleberry (Johnson). He was an oilfield worker for Bangert Casing…Read more…

Susan J. Johnson

Susan J. Johnson, 72, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 1:45 A.M.September 22, 2019 at Mount Vernon Health Care Center in Mount Vernon. She was born December 3, 1946 in Texas to the late Robert L. and Mary Ellen (Martin) Reininger. She married Douglas Edward Johnson, Sr. on October 27, 1967 at the First…Read more…

Dale R. Martin, Jr.

Dale R. Martin, Jr., 49, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 12:57 A.M. September 21, 2019 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born July 7, 1970 in Jefferson County, Illinois to Dale R. Martin, Sr. and Patricia (Phillips) Martin. A Greeting of Family and Friends will be held from 5:00 to…Read more…

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…