Luz Ann Pearson

Luz Ann Pearson departed this mortal life for her deserved eternal rest and wholeness on 31 May 2020 after a valiant struggle with emphysema, and not until her last full measure of love and devotion. She passed from the loving arms of her husband and children to her Father’s arms in Heaven. She was born 28 September 1957 to…Read more…

Gordon E. Russell

Gordon E. Russell, 85, a resident of McLeansboro, IL, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. Born January 14, 1935 in McLeansboro, he was son of the late Earl E. and Elsie (Lane) Russell.  Gordon worked as a farm hand and enjoyed spending his time hunting and fishing. He is survived by…Read more…

Karen Dawn Brinkman

Karen Dawn Brinkman, age 44, of  Centralia, Missouri and formerly of Quincy died Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 11:14 am in Columbia, MO. A private family service will be held followed by burial in Graymount Cemetery, Coatsburg, Illinois. To attend the service for Karen remotely, please join us on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 10:00…Read more…

Constant J. Jenkins II

Constant J. Jenkins II, 68, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 at his home in McLeansboro, Illinois. He was born December 1, 1951 in Sterling, IL to Constant J. Jenkins I and Mildred Maxine (Hall) Jenkins.  Constant served in the U. S. Navy during the Vietnam War and Desert Storm.  After serving his country he…Read more…

Dorothy “D.K.” Barnett

Dorothy “D.K.” Barnett, 84, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, died Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at her home with her family by her side. She was born November 29, 1935 in Pinckneyville, Illinois, the daughter of the late Alma and Carl Lehman and Dean Mumbower. Private graveside services will be held at Sursa Cemetery with her grandson, Tad Brown…Read more…

Gail Raymond Marshall

Gail Raymond Marshall, 85, formerly of Springfield, Virginia, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Country Meadows in Frederick, MD. Born on February 21, 1935, in Mt. Vernon, IL, he was the son of the late Jarvis Marshall and Inez (McClure) Marshall.   He served five years in the United States Air Force. He retired from…Read more…

Alice Lee Lyle

Alice Lee Lyle, 95, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 1:10 pm May 25, 2020 at Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mount Vernon. She was born July 25, 1924 in Mount Vernon to the late Willie R. and Verne Adeen (Barbee) Webb. Alice married Kenneth W.  Lyle on June 29, 1940 in St. Louis, Missouri and…Read more…

Lucas Denny Lemay

Lucas Denny Lemay, 39, of Mount Vernon, IL, passed away at 11:08 am May 18, 2020 in Centralia, IL. He was born December 2, 1980 in Mount Vernon, IL to Eric D. Lemay and Karen S. (Gilliams) Lemay. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his daughter, Eva Lemay; brother, Nick Lemay of Mount Vernon,…Read more…

Mishia L. Perez

Mishia L. Perez, 26, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 9:04 PM May 20, 2020 at SSM Saint Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, Illinois. She was born December 3, 1993 in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico to Jose and Elizabeth (Flores) Rivera. There will be no public services held at this time. Memorials may be made in Mishia’s honor…Read more…

Jerry Sloan

Jerry Sloan passed away this morning, due to complications from Parkinson’s Disease and Lewy Body Dementia. He was 78. McLeansboro mayor Dick Deitz played basketball at Hamilton County High School with Sloan. He says there was no better ambassador for the city and Hamilton County than his friend Jerry Sloan. “He was kind to everyone, was well…Read more…

Omer Leslie Ferguson, Sr.

Omer Leslie Ferguson, Sr., 74, of Woodlawn, Illinois, passed away at 1:35 pm May 19, 2020 at Marion VA Medical Center in Marion. He was born October 10, 1945 in Woodlawn to the late Roy William and Anna Emmaline (Williams) Ferguson. Omer married Shirley (Pfister) Ferguson on January 10, 1980 in Ashley, Illinois and she survives in Woodlawn.…Read more…

Imogene Phelps

Imogene Phelps, 93, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, entered her Heavenly home at 12:05 am May 20, 2020 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born October 13, 1926 in Jefferson County to the late George W. and Lena Elizabeth (Boyd) Minor. Imogene married her World War II Sweetheart, Floyd J. Phelps on April 14,…Read more…

Paula Jean Holloway Farris

Paula Jean Holloway Farris 66 years, and 10 months, born June17,1953 to Lovell Faye and Paul Edwin Holloway, in Mount Vernon, Illinois.  She married Roger Farris and together they had one child, Beth Ann, who was her favorite person to worry about.  Beth Ann gave Paula two grandsons, Jackson Mays and Walker Mays and one…Read more…

Paula J. Farris

Paula Jean Holloway Farris, 66 years, and 10 months, born June 17,1953 to Lovell Faye and Paul Edwin Holloway, in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She married Roger Farris and together they had one child, Beth Ann, who was her favorite person to worry about. Beth Ann gave Paula two grandsons, Jackson Mays and Walker Mays and…Read more…

Robert “Bob” L. Lovin

Robert “Bob” L. Lovin, 83, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 2:05 am May 16, 2020 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born June 27, 1936 in Belle Rive to the late Louie and Mary Jane (Kehrer) Lovin. Robert married Linda K. (Newton) Lovin on July 2, 1960 in Benton, Illinois and…Read more…