Kenneth Eugene “Gene” Fuller

Kenneth Eugene “Gene” Fuller, 77, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 9:13 A.M. May 13, 2017 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born August 29, 1939 in Marion, Illinois to parents, Kenneth C. and Bonnie L. (Stilley) Fuller. Gene married Elaine Cawvey on July 4, 1959. They were blessed with nearly 58 years of marriage. A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at Logan Street Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Alan Smith, Reverend Merle Fullerton, Reverend Shane O’Guin, and Reverend Brian Fuller officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Logan Street Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois. For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Logan Street Baptist Church Building Fund and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit for further information and to send condolences.