Peggy S. McCormick

Peggy Sue McCormick, 58, of Keenes, Illinois, passed away at 8:45 pm March 25, 2020 in Keenes, Illinois. She was born August 19, 1961 in East Saint Louis, Illinois to the late Milford and Barbara (Huff) Twiggs. Peggy married Daniel McCormick and he preceded her in death on April 6, 2004. A Celebration of Life will be held…Read more…

William J. Woodfall

William Joseph Woodfall, age 77 of Mt. Vernon, Illinois was called home to be with the Lord at 7:26 pm on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at his home where he fought the good fight with cancer. He was born September 20, 1942 in Salem, Illinois to Joseph T. Woodfall and Willadene (Millican) Woodfall. He married Nida Rankin…Read more…

Doris Helen Cutrell

Doris Helen Cutrell, 100, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 9:20 am March 26, 2020 at Green Tree Memory Care in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born December 25, 1919 in Tamms, Illinois to the late William W. and Marjorie (Hargis) Hulen. Doris married Andrew Jackson Cutrell on February 14, 1941 in Sikeston, Missouri. They were blessed…Read more…

Paula Franke

Paula Franke, 77, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 10:24 am March 26, 2020 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital. She was born December 19, 1942 in Mount Vernon to the late Louis “Doc” and Clyda Reininger. Paula married Roy Franke on November 7, 2008 in Salem, Illinois. They were blessed with 11 years of marriage. In…Read more…

Robert “Captain Bob” L. Smith

Robert “Captain Bob” L Smith, 82, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away on March 25, 2020 at Christian Hospital N.E. in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was born December 12, 1937 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late W.A. “Dick” and Joyce (Holloway) Smith. Bob married Carolann (Bruzan) Smith on July 4, 1959 in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Per Bob’s…Read more…

Robert “Butch” Spain

Robert “Butch” Spain, 73, of Waltonville passed away Thursday morning, March 26, 2020 at his home. Mr. Spain was born in Franklin County, IL on October 2, 1946, the son of Homer & Mary Ann (Harrell) Spain. His Foster Parents were Harold & Louise Braden. He married Connie R. (Hicks) on June 19, 1971. Mr.…Read more…

Margie Ann Dent

Margie Ann Dent, 83, of Nason, Illinois, passed away at 11:00 am March 24, 2020 at her residence. She was born May 28, 1936 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late John Hester and Lela Wilson. Margie married Jackie Dent on December 31, 1954 in Mount Vernon. They were blessed with 65 years of marriage. A Celebration of…Read more…

Floyd Breeze

Floyd Breeze, 76, of Bluford, Illinois, passed away at 8:40 pm March 23, 2020 at Advent Hospital in Sebring, Florida. He was born September 20, 1943 in Bluford to the late Oren and Elsie (Self) Breeze. Floyd married Carrell Stephenson on December 31, 1975 in Bluford and she preceded him in death on September 6, 2012. He later married…Read more…

Rob Morgan, Jr.

Rob Morgan, Jr., 39, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 10:01 pm March 23, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was born February 11, 1981 in Mount Vernon to Robert Morgan and Pamela (Storey) MacPhee. Rob  married Jennifer  (Reed) Morgan on November 11, 2018 and she survives in Mount Vernon. A Private Service will…Read more…

Kenneth B. (Red) Loman

Kenneth B. (Red) Loman went to be with his Lord and Savior at 4:00 am March 23, 2020. He was 82 years of age. He was born July 5, 1937 in Waltonville, Illinois to James Loman and Iva (Bradley) Loman. Kenneth married Judy M. Madison on January 15, 1957 in Holly Springs, Mississippi. They shared 63 years, 2…Read more…

Norma E. Knox

Norma E. Knox, 99, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away on March 22, 2020 at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born March 20, 1921 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Neil and Alice (Edwards) Moreland. Norma married Gale Knox on February 27, 1938 in Morganfield, Kentucky. They were blessed with sixty-two years…Read more…

Shirley J. Belmont

Shirley J. Belmont, 84, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, went to be with the Lord at 11:58 am March 21, 2020 at her residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born May 14, 1935 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Melvin Edward Rodgers and E. Chestine (Bradley) Rodgers Sechrest. Shirley first married Frank Dean Decker in 1953. He preceded…Read more…

Arthur E. Sharp

Arthur Eugene Sharp, 80, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 8:40 pm March 20, 2020 at Nature Trail Health Care in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born July 22, 1939 in Iuka, Illinois to the late Johnnie Eugene and Nellis (Brookman) Sharp. Arthur married Velma Addock and she preceded him in death in 1991. A private…Read more…

Edward L. Clayton

Edward Lee Clayton, 100, of Nashville, Illinois, passed away at 2:18 pm March 20, 2020 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born May 11, 1919 in Bonnie Terre, Missouri, son of the late Edward and Emma (Hermann) Clayton. Private services will be held. Memorials may be made in Lee’s honor to…Read more…

Charles W. Story

Charles W. Story, 86, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 8:30 pm March 18, 2020 at Mount Vernon Health Care Center. He was born August 3, 1933 in Sesser, Illinois to the late Lewis J. and Bessie E. (Mitchell) Story. Charles married Clara A. (Turner) Story on April 23, 1955 in Mount Vernon. They were blessed with…Read more…