Doris Fern Piercy

Doris Fern Piercy, 88, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at her home. She was born October 15, 1932, in Donoho Prairie, the daughter of Lytle Reed and Dora (Soger) Hawkins. On November 11, 1949, in Hannibal, Missouri, she married Leroy Piercy, and he resides in Mt. Vernon. She…Read more…

Sharon Rae Shewmake

Sharon Rae Shewmake, 84, of Woodlawn, Illinois, passed away at 5:37 pm July 26, 2021 at the Residential Living Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born September 12, 1936 in Mount Vernon to the late Warren and Vivian (Hughey) Kinison. Sharon married Arthur Shewmake on July 19, 1952 in Mount Vernon. They just celebrated…Read more…

Michael J. Sluder

Michael J. Sluder, 61, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 2:40 a.m. Sunday, July 25, 2021, at St. Louis University Hospital, in St. Louis, Missouri He was born November 17, 1959, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Robert and Sally (Harris) Sluder.         He enjoyed photography, assembling model airplanes, and spending time…Read more…

Hattie Lee (Anderson) Sanders

Hattie Lee (Anderson) Sanders, 92, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away peacefully at 7:05 am July 20, 2021 at her home. She was born April 21, 1929 in Marks, Mississippi to the late Frank and Matilda (Mumford) Anderson. Hattie married Will Sanders on December 14, 1946. They were blessed with nearly 65 years of marriage…Read more…

Lloyd Edward Britton

Lloyd Edward Britton, 64, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 4:45 pm July 24, 2021 at Kindred Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was born June 18, 1957 in Norway, Michigan to Ned George and Linda (Parish) Britton. Lloyd married Sabine (Witte) Britton on August 15, 1981 in Wheeling, Illinois and she survives in…Read more…

Edith Marie Haas

Edith Marie Haas, 92, of McLeansboro, IL passed away on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in McLeansboro. She was born March 30, 1929 in McLeansboro to Pete & Clara (Engel) Frey.  On August 29, 1950 she married George A. “Sonny” Haas, who preceded her in death on May…Read more…

Lillie M. Marlow

Lillie M. Marlow, 87, of Dix, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2020, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital, in Mt. Vernon. She was born June 18, 1933, in Kell, the daughter of Oscar E. and Jessie M. (Spangler) Riley.  On December 23, 1950, in Mt. Vernon, she married Leslie W. Marlow, and he preceded her…Read more…

Betty Rose Lusby

Betty Rose Lusby, 94, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 4:58 am July 21, 2021 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born August 23, 1926 in Woodlawn, Illinois to the late Albert and Dama (Reynolds) Moore. Betty married Charles Richard Lusby on June 3, 1946 in Woodlawn, Illinois and…Read more…

Leland Leslie Ganieany

Leland Leslie Ganieany, 79, of Bluford, IL passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro, IL.  Leland was born November 30, 1941 at his family home in rural Bluford to Leslie Lee Ganieany and Victoria Alene (Donoho) Ganieany.  On September 29, 1963 he married Phyllis (Melow) Ganieany, who survives. Leland…Read more…

Tyson Smith

Tyson Smith was born on May 7, 1964 to Shirley Ann Moore Elliot in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Tyson departed this life on Friday, July 16, 2021 at his residence. He confessed his life to Christ at an early age. Tyson was a graduate of Mount Vernon Township High School. He was employed at Swan Corporation…Read more…

Shelby L. Mitchell

Shelby L. Mitchell, 25, of Woodlawn, Illinois, passed away on July 17, 2021 in Ashley, Illinois. She was born November 21, 1995 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to Brian Keith Mitchell and Tammy (Porter) Phillips. Shelby is survived by her mother and step father, Tammy Phillips and Dave of Woodlawn, Illinois; sisters, Amber Deadmond and husband,…Read more…

Dorothy Jane Sinks

Dorothy Jane Sinks, 89, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, went home to be with her Lord at 12:30 am July 17, 2021 at her residence with her family by her side. She was born March 17, 1932 in Mount Vernon to the late Carl and Cora (Brown) Warner. Dorothy married Jimmie Gale Sinks on September 8,…Read more…

Eleanor Maxine (Modert) Meyers

Eleanor Maxine (Modert) Meyers, born August 16, 1921 in Mount Vernon, Illinois, daughter of Eleanor (Davis) Modert and Dr. A.W. Modert, passed away at 4:50 am July 17, 2021 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon. She married Kenneth Warner Meyers, the son of Rose Etta (Keef) Meyers and John Robert Meyers, on November 23, 1950 in…Read more…

Thomas E. Sledge

Thomas E. Sledge, 92, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 6:15 p.m. Friday, July 16, 2021, at Green Tree in Mt. Vernon. He was born December 22, 1928, in Mt. Vernon, the son of David and Mabelle (Mulch) Sledge.  On June 18, 2003, he married Barbara (Howington) Breeden, and she survives. He served two enlistments…Read more…

Patricia Ann Flexser

Patricia Ann Flexser, 89, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 2:15 am July 16, 2021 at Hamilton County Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in McLeansboro, Illinois. She was born June 3, 1932 in Danville, Illinois to the late Roy and Melva (Hickman) Combs. Patricia married Louis Wayne Flexser on March 16, 1950. They were…Read more…