Category Archives: Funerals

James S. “Jim” McDonald

James S. “Jim” McDonald

James S. “Jim” McDonald, 65, of Effingham, IL, Formerly of Mount Vernon, IL passed away at 5:38 am January 21, 2020 at the Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia, Illinois. He was born July 19, 1954 in Mount Vernon, IL to the late Merritt “Mossey” McDonald and Betty (Faulkner) McDonald. James married Patty (Holtz) McDonald on May 26, 1984…read more

Betty L. Capps

Betty L. Capps

Betty L. Capps, 91, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 11:00 pm January 17, 2020 at Missouri Baptist Select Specialty Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. She was born February 20, 1928 in Saint Louis, Missouri to Frederick and Edith (Norrix) Kellick. Betty married John Robert Capps on September 5, 1952 in Anchorage, Alaska. They were blessed with…read more

James Allen “Jim” Birdsong

James Allen “Jim” Birdsong

James Allen “Jim” Birdsong, 65, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 2:40 a.m. on January 18, 2020, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. He was born on February 28, 1954, in Tuscombia, Missouri, the son of Ira Michael Birdsong and Wilma Rosetta (Lindsey) Birdsong. On May 16, 1987, at Harvey’s Point Christian Church, he…read more

Ruth A. Carr

Ruth Ann Carr, 76, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 3:20 am January 13, 2020 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. She was born August 20, 1943 in Pontiac, Illinois to the late Ellis Elrod and Pauline  (Bundy) Elrod. Ruth married Ron Carr on June 28, 1969 and he survives in Mount Vernon. A Visitation…read more

Christopher Paul Kackowski

Christopher Paul Kackowski, 30, of Woodlawn, Illinois, passed away at 9:30 am January 10, 2020 at his residence. He was born January 31, 1989 in Waterbury, Connecticut to Pamela (Young) Wells and Robert Kackowski. A Greeting of Family and Friends will be held Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Newell Funeral Home in…read more

Donna J. Perjenski

Donna J. Perjenski, 71, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 12:55 am January 10, 2020 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born January 27, 1948 in Mount Vernon to the late Warren and Helen (Malcolm) Birkner. Donna married Ronald Perjenski on July 29, 1972. A Visitation will be held Sunday, January 12, 2020…read more

Patricia A. Ham

Patricia A. Ham

Patricia Ann Ham, 81, of Opdyke, Illinois, passed away at 3:29 pm January 9, 2020 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born September 26, 1938 in Mount Vernon to Foster and Betty (Johnson) Davis. Patricia married Orlando Ham on March 29, 1958 in Shawneetown, Illinois. A Visitation will be held Monday, January 13, 2020…read more

Howard S. Flota

Howard Sinclair Flota, 99 of Jacksonville, Florida and formerly of Mt. Vernon, Illinois passed away on January 04, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida where he has resided since 2012. Howard was born on Friday, July 16, 1920 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, the son of the late Theron Flota and Ethel (McCarthy) Flota.  He married the late Beatrice…read more

Peggy Lou Crider

Peggy Lou Crider

Peggy Lou Crider, 83, of Benton, Illinois, formerly of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away on January 4, 2020 at Heritage Woods in Benton. She was born January 30, 1936 in Jackson County, Illinois to the late Thomas and Beulah (Akins) Carlock. Peggy married Noble Eugene Crider on January 2, 1951 in Mount Vernon. They were blessed with 47…read more

Wilma L Buchanan

Wilma L Buchanan, 84, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 7:08 pm January 4, 2020 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born May 7, 1935 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late Howard and Melva (Neal) Brown. Wilma married Charles Austin on November 17, 1953. He preceded her in death on April 17, 1974. A…read more

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Queensrÿche The Verdict Tour @ Delmar Hall

Queensrÿche The Verdict Tour @ Delmar Hall

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