Jerry L. “Boogie” Bodine

Jerry L. Bodine “Boogie”, 82, of Mount Vernon, died at 9:32 P.M. Saturday, October 7, 2017 at his daughter’s home in Mount Vernon.

Jerry was born May 3, 1935 in Jefferson County, Illinois, the son of Luther Lynn and Dollie Alice (Mathus) Bodine.  He was a retired roofer and a farmer and had served our country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at South Hickory Hill Cemetery in Jefferson County.  Burial will follow the services.  Military rites will be conducted at graveside by members of American Legion Post 141 of Mt. Vernon.

Memorial contributions in Jerry’s memory can be made to the American Legion Post #141 of Mount Vernon and SSM Health at Home Hospice and will be accepted at the Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.

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