Carolyn J. Rathjen

79-year-old Carolyn Jane Rathjen passed away on July 26, 2020 at 1:00am at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi. She was born to Howard J. Struck and Jewell Byrd on December 4, 1940 in Murphysboro. She worked for 8 years as Deputy Circuit Clerk in Jackson County. She graduated from Murphysboro High School. She loved her family and was…Read more…

Neil R. Rombough

Neil R. Rombough, 87, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, reunited with his wife at 3:45 pm July 25, 2020 at his residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born January 20, 1933 in Saint Paul, Minnesota to the late Francis and Mildred (Boldt) Rombough. Neil married Deloris (Harvey) Rombough on August 30, 1956 in Mount Vernon, Illinois. They were…Read more…

Herman W. Leevy

Herman Walter Leevy, 79, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 1:30 am July 26, 2020 at Mount Vernon Health Care Center. He was born January 31, 1941 in Mount Vernon to the late Elmer and Elizabeth (Sigmund) Leevy. Per his wishes, there will be no public services held. Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for…Read more…

Richard J. Kowalski

Richard John Kowalski, 81, of McLeansboro, Illinois, passed away at midnight July 23, 2020 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born June 9, 1939 in Scheller, Illinois to the late Stanley and Helen (Dublo) Kowalski. Richard married Patricia (Pokorney) Kowalski on June 8, 1974. They were blessed with 46 years of marriage.…Read more…

Charlotte R. Beal

Charlotte R. Beal, 78, of Waltonville, Illinois, passed away at 2:01 PM July 25, 2020  at her residence in Waltonville, Illinois. She was born October 9, 1941 in Niles, Michigan to the late Raymond and Viola (Westfall) Parker. Charlotte married Paul “Shorty”  Leroy Beal on July 15, 1967 in McLeansboro, Illinois. They were blessed with forty-three years of…Read more…

Arthur D. Highfill

Arthur D. Highfill was granted his angel wings on July 23, 2020 while at home surrounded by his loving family. A Visitation will be held Monday, July 27, 2020 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. The Funeral Service will begin at 1:00 pm with Reverend Tim Reynolds officiating. Interment…Read more…

Deljun Don Anthony Staten

Deljun Don Anthony Staten was born into the arms of Jesus on July 19, 2020. Deljun was the beloved son of Ronald Anthony Staten and Emily Dawn (Harrington) Cde Baca. In addition to his parents, Deljun is survived by his maternal grandparents, Delta Brown and Bobby Harrington, both of Mount Vernon, Illinois; siblings, Ronald Morris, Akeelia…Read more…

William D. “Bill” DuBois

William D. “Bill” DuBois, 79, of Centralia, Illinois, passed away at 10:00 pm July 21, 2020 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born May 29, 1941 in Mount Vernon to the late Claude and Anita (Cruzen) DuBois. Services are pending at this time. Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for…Read more…

James W. “Jim” Keele

James Willis “Jim” Keele, 81, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 7:04 a.m., July 17, 2020, at his home.  Arrangements are pending at Osborn Funeral Home in Dix.Read more…

Bonnie L. Bumpus

Bonnie Lee Bumpus, 72, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 10:12 pm July 17, 2020 at Saint Louis University Hospital in St.Louis, Missouri. She was born November 5, 1947 in Paducah, Kentucky to the late Hugh Summers and M. Eileen Morrow. Bonnie married Harry Bumpus on April 22, 1972 in Mount Vernon, Illinois. They were blessed with…Read more…

Lindola J Tate

Lindola J Tate, 79, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 2:12 pm July 20, 2020 at Mount Vernon Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born August 2, 1940 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Hershel Tate and Elizabeth Wilson..A graveside service will be held at a later date. Interment will follow at…Read more…

Gale Trent Ballard

Trent Ballard, 85, of Southaven, Mississippi, passed away at 12:20 amJuly 18, 2020 at Life Point Village Assisted Living Facility in Southaven, Mississippi. He was bornApril 7, 1935 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Gale Robert and Leta (Bodine) Ballard. Trent married Rose Darlene (Cates) Ballard on August 21, 1953 in Mount Vernon, Illinois. They…Read more…

Paul J. Richardson

Paul J. Richardson, 84, a resident of McLeansboro, Illinois, passed away Friday, July 17, 2020 at the Hamilton Memorial Rehab and Nursing Center. He was born January 13, 1936 in St. Louis, MO to Paul J. and Olive Almarie (King) Richardson.  Paul was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served during the Korean Conflict…Read more…

Linda Maxine Witcraft Crouse.

Linda Maxine Witcraft Crouse was born May 16, 1943 in Lake City, Iowa to James and Dorothy (Bowers) Witcraft.She married Gary Crouse in Mason City, Iowa  on July 29, 1963. Linda will be cremated. A Greeting of Family and Friends will be held Saturday, July 25, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Hughey Funeral…Read more…

Lisa Sue (Floyd) Withrow

Lisa Sue (Floyd) Withrow, 53, passed away at 6:50 am July 19, 2020 at her residence in Bluford, Illinois. She was born December 21, 1966 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to Donald L. and Linda S. (Williams) Floyd. Lisa married Scott Glen Withrow on April 17, 1993 in Bluford, Illinois..A Graveside Service will be held Friday, July…Read more…