James “Greg” Gregory Tate

James “Greg” Gregory Tate, 63, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 7:05 am May 14, 2020 at Saint Mary Health Center in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was born June 14, 1956 in Mount Vernon to James William and Helen Cecil (Roper) Tate. Greg is survived by his mother, Helen Tate of Mount Vernon, Illinois; daughters, Jami…Read more…

Todd Mitchell Budds

Todd Mitchell Budds, age 55, of Buffalo, Illinois, formerly of Odin, passedaway Sunday, May 10, 2020, at his home. He was born October 14, 1964, in Springfield, Illinois, the son of Robert James and Rose (Parish) Budds. Todd enlisted in the Army National Guard right after high school and later worked as a heavy machine…Read more…

Linda Kay Bowers

Linda Kay Bowers, 71, passed away Monday, May 11, 2020 at her home near McLeansboro, IL. She was born February 4, 1949 in Kankakee, IL to Bennett “Bill” and Shirley (McLeary) Wright.  Linda was a member of Smith Church and worked as a union organizer for Service Employees International Union.  She was married to Jerry Bowers. Linda…Read more…

Steve A. Routien

Steve A. Routien, 65 of Fairfield passed away at 7:12pm on May 11th, 2020 at Deaconess Mid-Town Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.  He was a laborer working in manufacturing.   Steve was born to Harold Routien and Carolyn Litis on April 15th, 1955 in Winchester, Kentucky.  He married Janet Tennyson on December 29, 2006 in Winchester, Kentucky who survives.  Steve served his country in the…Read more…

William “Bill” Henderson Jr.

William Henderson Jr., “Bill” born October 22, 1948 an angel from Heaven and a saint on earth for putting up with MaryAnn (Coleman) Henderson for forty-seven years of marriage, was called to his heavenly home on May 9, 2020, and reunited with his son, Brian, and parents, Bill and Rhea. Bill worked at Continental Tire for thirty-five…Read more…

Robert Lee Hill

Robert Lee Hill, 56, a resident of McLeansboro, Illinois passed away Friday, May 8, 2020 at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL. He was born January 5, 1964 in East Prairie, Missouri to Paul James and Linda Marie (Rutledge) Hill.  Robert worked as a custodial crew member with Trade Industries.  He loved fishing and spending…Read more…

Lilia Hulbert

Lilia Hulbert, 79, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 4:36 P.M. May 6, 2020 at her residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born October 29, 1940 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late Ancil and Pauline (Harmon) Burgess. Lilia married Jack Mendenall and he preceded her in death on November 1, 1973. She later married Jerry…Read more…

Jack L. Braddy

Jack L. Braddy, 76, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 2 a.m., Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at his home. He was born June 26, 1943, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Vernon and Wilma (Owens) Braddy.  On Oct, 28, 1961, in Mt. Vernon, he married, Elsie Louise Beal, and she preceded him on Feb. 19,…Read more…

Deborah J. Wuebbels

Deborah J. Wuebbels, 48, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2020 at her home in Dahlgren, Illinois. She was born January 1, 1972 in McLeansboro, IL to Albert and Ruth Ann (Tennyson) Wuebbels.  Deborah was a home maker and a CNA and was of the Catholic Faith. Deborah is survived by her father, Albert Wuebbels of Dahlgren, IL;…Read more…

Deborah Ann Schramke

Deborah Ann Schramke, 68, of Bonnie, passed away April 18, 2020, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She was born February 28, 1952, in Belleville, the daughter of Jerome Louis and Frances Marie (Rainey) Lucey.  She graduated from Holy Childhood Grade School, Mascoutah High School, and Kaskaskia College.  Her Christian faith was…Read more…

David R. Myers

David R. Myers, 80, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 9:02 am April 27, 2020 at Nature Trail Health Care in Mount Vernon. He was born July 31, 1939 in Windber, Pennsylvania to the late Russel and Violet (Ickes) Myers. David married Majorie (Turner) Myers and she survives in Mount Vernon. No Services will be held.…Read more…

Billy Gale Williams

Billy Gale Williams, 89, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 11:30 am April 27, 2020 at his home. He was born December 13, 1930 in Spring Garden Twp, Jefferson County, Illinois to the late John Williams and Mae Campbell-Shurtz. Billy first married Alice Galligher and then later married Jacqueline S. Bowman-Gregory on July 7, 1976 in Mount…Read more…

Richard B. Kennedy

Richard B. Kennedy, 95, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 1:45 pm April 24, 2020 at his residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born February 21, 1925 in Hamilton County, Illinois to the late Orville Kennedy and Daisy Bright. Richard married Lois Marie Kennedy on March 7, 1947 and she preceded him in death. Call Newell…Read more…

Mary Ellen Jones

Mary Ellen Jones, 87, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 6:15 am April 27, 2020 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born October 8, 1932 in Benton, Illinois to the late Henry and Sylvia (Gassaway) Sharp. Mary married Kenneth Jones on April 5, 1953 in Benton, Illinois. She…Read more…

Lank John Kendrick

Lank John Kendrick, 87, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 7:08 pm April 24, 2020 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born May 14, 1932 in Monticello, Kentucky to the late Westley and Marie (Duncan) Kendrick. Lank married B. Jean Kendrick on February 14, 1952. A Private Graveside service will take place. Call…Read more…