Category Archives: Funerals

Lindel R. Oathout

Lindel Ray Oathout, 47, of Belle Rive, Illinois, passed away at 6:20 P.M., January 21, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Illinois. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois, with Reverend Randy Hayes officiating.  Burial will follow at…read more

Dorothy J. Washington

Dorothy J. Washington

Dorothy Jene Washington, 71, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 10:45 P.M. January 19, 2019. She was born October 12, 1947 in Hollandale, Mississippi to the late George and Luvenia (Penwright) Washington. Dorothy is survived by her children, Streylka Washington and Donat Washington, both of Mount Vernon; twelve grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Excell Washington…read more

Walter “Whitey” Fitzjerrells

Walter “Whitey” Fitzjerrells, 76, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 11:05 A.M. January 15, 2019 at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born February 11, 1942 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late Kern Fitzjerrells and Ione (Gaskill) Fitzjerrells. A visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.…read more

James E. Sexton

James Edward Sexton, 90, of Mount Vernon, Illinois went to meet his Lord and Savior at 12:48 P.M. on January 14, 2019 at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born March 25, 1928 in Grayson, Kentucky to the late Claude Sexton and Gladys (Bowling) Sexton. James was married to Mildred (Kiser)…read more

Burel Eugene Capps, Jr.

Burel Eugene Capps, Jr., 54, of Opdyke, Illinois passed away at 1:48 P.M. January 10, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born May 23, 1964 in Mount Vernon to Burel Eugene and Caroline Lisbon (Lane) Capps, Sr. Burel married Vicki (Dixon) Capps on July 5, 1983 at the…read more

Norma J. Bowden

Norma J. Bowden

Norma Jean Bowden, 71, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 12:35 A.M. January 10, 2019 at her residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born November 23, 1947 in Arcola, Illinois to the late Minor Butler and Rachael (Hutchcraft) Butler. Norma married Jessie Bowden, Sr. on June 27, 1969 in Chicago, Illinois. They were…read more

Donald C. Laughmiller

Donald C. Laughmiller

Donald Cecil Laughmiller, 94, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 6:30 P.M. on January 9, 2019 at Nature Trail Nursing Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born August 14, 1924 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Marshall Laughmiller and Gladys Lila (Carr) Laughmiller. He married Coral Lee Scott on October 12, 1947.…read more

Charles “Chuck” F. Schryer III

Charles “Chuck” F. Schryer III

Charles “Chuck” F. Schryer III, age 68, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Tuesday afternoon, January 8, 2019, at his home. He was born December 14, 1950, in Oak Park, the son of Charles F. Schryer Jr. and Wanita (Colclasure) Schryer.  He married Paula Rae Jensen on February 25, 1984, in Spokane, Washington. For more than a decade, Chuck…read more

Dannie A. Henry

Dannie A. Henry, 57, of Bluford, Illinois passed away at 11:38 P.M. January 8, 2019 at Saint Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was born June 14, 1961 in Mount Vernon to the late Ross Earl and Cora Maxine (Chambliss) Henry. Dannie married Tammie (Breeze) Henry on April 5, 1981 at Mount Olive…read more

Joshua A. Melton

Joshua Alan Melton, 20, of Bonnie, Illinois passed away at 1:40 P.M. January 8, 2019 at Franklin County Hospital in Benton, Illinois. He was born July 3, 1998 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to Michael Alan “Mike” and Stephanie Jo (Moore) Melton. A Visitation will be held Friday, January 11, 2019 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00…read more

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