Wendell Raymond “Sonny” Marlow, age 82, of Mt. Vernon, IL passed away 8:59 a.m. Tuesday January 19, 2016 at his home in rural Mt. Vernon. The family will receive friends at the Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church 16016 East Lynchburg Road Mt. Vernon, Illinois from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday January 23, 2016. Military honors will be provided at 6 p.m. by the American legion Post 141. As per his wish his cremains will be scattered on the family farm. For more information you may call Newell Funeral Home at 246-0100 or visit at www.newellfuneralhome.com.