Lavern Jay Mishler

Infant Lavern Jay Mishler, son of Frederick and Leona (Miller) Mishler of McLeansboro, Illinois, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020 at Cardinal Glennon Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.  Survivors include his parents and two siblings: James Andrew Mishler and Jolena Elaine Mishler. Graveside funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Oak…Read more…

Donald G. Brooks

Donald G. Brooks, 72, of Opdyke, Illinois, passed away at 3:25 am September 16, 2020 at Nature Trail Health Care in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born October 31, 1947 in Paris, Illinois to the late Ira Gilmore and Esther Herina (Finkbiner) Brooks. Donald married Linda  (Peyton) Brooks on October 24, 1969. A Visitation will be held Monday, September…Read more…

Patricia Ann Sanders

Patricia Ann Sanders, 83, of Mt. Vernon, passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born in Monticello, Kentucky, on February 21, 1937, the daughter of Dallas and Helen (Castle) Davidson.  On May 11, 1956, in Mt. Vernon, she married Jerry D. Sanders, and he preceded her in…Read more…

Paula Stewart Sinks

Paula Stewart Sinks, a long-time resident of the Mount Vernon, Illinois area, died peacefully Sunday, September 6, 2020, at her San Leon, Texas residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born on October 22, 1948, to Ray and Pauline Sinks Stewart and dedicated all her adult life to her children and grandchildren. A Visitation will be…Read more…

Bradley Gene Warren

Bradley Gene Warren, 63, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 6:45 pm September 11, 2020 at his residence. He was born October 29, 1956 in Los Angeles, California to Nona Jane (Tucker) Hill and the late Leroy Warren. Bradley spent 17 years with the love of his life, Michelle (Kimpel) Warren before he married her on May…Read more…

William (Bill) H. Carnahan

William (Bill) H. Carnahan, born July 29, 1936 in Mt. Vernon, IL passed away September 7, 2020 at Trinity Medical Center in Trinity, FL at the age of 84.  Originally from Mt Vernon, IL William was the owner of Suncoast Road Boring of Odessa, FL for nearly 20 years and most recently of New Port…Read more…

Marvin J. “Butch” Bailey

Marvin J. “Butch” Bailey passed away on September 8, 2020, at Jasper Memorial Hospital. He was married to Norma (Finley) Bailey on June 20, 1964. He began trying to win her over in elementary school. She never stood a chance against that big smile and sharp wit. They shared 56 years of marriage. Born in Wayne City,…Read more…

Martha Ann Hall

Martha Ann Hall, 77, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. She was born April 21, 1943, in Geneva, Kentucky, the daughter of Richard and Lorene (LaRue) Blanford.  In 1960, in St. Louis, Missouri, she married Pat Hall, and he survives. She was a loving…Read more…

Beth Ann Koontz

Beth Ann Koontz, 64, of Scheller, Illinois, passed away at 10:10 pm September 8, 2020 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born June 15, 1956 in Canton, Ohio to the late Hugh Victor and Patricia Rose (Burkle) Freeland. Beth married Ron Koontz on February 7, 1976 in Moundville, West Virginia. They were…Read more…

Betty L. Hayes

Betty Lou Hayes, 95, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 12:50 pm September 8, 2020 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon. She was born November 12, 1924 in Mount Vernon to the late Glen William and Myrtle (Phillips) Thomas. Betty married Bob Hayes in 1943 and he survives in Mount Vernon. In honor of…Read more…

Myra Bevis

Myra Bevis, 95, of Mt. Vernon passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor. She was born in Ina, IL on February 28, 1925, the daughter of James Wesley & Lillie (Maneese) Lamb. She married Wilburn Bevis in Cape Girardeau, MO on August 18, 1942 and he preceded her in death on…Read more…

Carolyn Kaye Jones

Carolyn Kaye Jones, 75, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 6:48 am September 8, 2020 at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon. She was born July 4, 1945 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late John Allen and Jewell Nadine (Lovin) England. Carolyn married William Thomas “Bill”  Jones on July 4, 1964 at East Hickory Hill…Read more…

Joyce A. Fuller

Joyce Ann Fuller, 70, of Woodlawn, Illinois, passed away at 7:45 pm September 6, 2020 at her residence. She was born February 7, 1950 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late Alden and Margaret Maxine (Beckham) Fairchild. Joyce married Robert  Fuller on October 28, 1968 in Boyd and he survives in Woodlawn. A Visitation will be held Friday, September…Read more…

Barbara L. Ilbery

Barbara L. Ilbery, 87, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 4:50 am September 7, 2020 at her daughter’s residence. She was born July 6, 1933 in Saint Louis, Missouri to the late Joseph and Ruth (Wilson) Garrison. Barbara married Charles Fredrick Ilbery on October 13, 1956 in in Mount Vernon and he preceded her in death on October 4, 2003.…Read more…

Donald Ray Bigham

Donald Ray Bigham, 82, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, went to be with his Lord at 2:54 pm September 4, 2020 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born December 6, 1937 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Randal W. and Ellen Lorraine (Craig) Bigham. Don married Donna Kay (Sigwerth) Bigham on June…Read more…