Category Archives: Funerals

Elsie L. Braddy

Elsie L. Braddy

Elsie Louise Braddy, 77, of Mt. Vernon, passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at her home. She was born August 31, 1942, in West Frankfort, Illinois, the daughter of Mort and Wilhelemine Beal.  On October 28, 1961, in Mt. Vernon, she married Jack Braddy, and he survives.  She attended Rome Grade School, and graduated from…read more

Gilbert L. Lowry

Gilbert L. Lowry

Gilbert L. Lowry, 85, of Centralia, passed peacefully at his home Tuesday morning, February 18, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was born January 10, 1935, in Kell, the son of Herbert and Myrtle (Wheeler) Lowry.  On September 20, 1958, in Iuka, he married Ferva Clifton, and she survives. Mr. Lowry graduated from Salem High…read more

Nathan Sanders Jr.

Nathan Sanders Jr.

Nathan Sanders Jr., 70, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away on February 13, 2020 at his residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born October 28, 1949 in Greensboro, Alabama to Nathan Sanders Sr. and Ethel Hoskins. Nathan married Diane Pruitt and she preceded him in death. Nathan is survived by his sister, Norma Jamison of Chicago,…read more

Janice E. Heflin

Janice E. Heflin

Janice Elaine Heflin, 80, of Lindenhurst, IL  passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Sunday, February 16, 2020. Janice held a deep love for her family and used her favorite activities to showcase that love. She had a great love of gardening with many flowers surrounding her home inside and out. Janice had a…read more

Jerry E. Ellis

Jerry E. Ellis

Jerry Evert Ellis, 82, of Harmony, departed this life to be with his Savior on February 17, 2020, surrounded by his family, in the home built by his grandfather and now occupied by his son and daughter-in-law. He was born on the same property on February 8, 1938, to Lloyd C. and Pauline (Carter) Ellis. …read more

Christopher M. McCann

Christopher Michael McCann, 33, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away on February 15, 2020 at Saint Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born October 1, 1986 in Chesterfield, Missouri to David Michael and Mary Ann (Finn) McCann. Chris was engaged to Annie Tucker and she survives in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Celebration of Life…read more

Shirley Jean Conway

Shirley Jean Conway, 75, of Centralia, Illinois, passed away at 7:09 am February 17, 2020 at Mount Vernon Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born December 14, 1944 in Xenia, Illinois to the late Wilburn L. and Rena Mae (Corrie) Gibson. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 1:00 P.M.…read more

Marlene SaRae Williamson

Marlene SaRae Williamson, 74, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 11:35 pm February 14, 2020 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born April 18, 1945 in Mount Vernon to the late Marvin and Wilma (Hayes) Upton. Marlene married James “Jim”  Williamson on June 22, 1963 at Hopewell United Methodist Church in rural…read more

Irene Green

Irene Green, 101, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away with her family by her side at 1:40 pm February 13, 2020 at in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born August 26, 1918 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late William Floyd and Mary Louise (Witzel) Reeves. Irene married Merritt Green on October 2, 1937 in…read more

Charles G. Wells

Charles G. Wells 86, of Woodlawn passed away on February 9, 2020 in Mount Vernon, Illinois at Mount Vernon Health Care Center with his family by his side. He was born on January 14, 1934 in Waltonville, Illinois. The son of Harl and Gladys (Newell) Wells Lacey. He married Delores McDuffy and she preceded him in death.…read more

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Dave Mason @ River City Casino & Hotel

Dave Mason @ River City Casino & Hotel

The Feelin’ Alright Tour Sunday, March 1, 2020 ON SALE • PRICES • $89.50, $59.50, $49.50, $39.50, $29.50. There are also VIP Meet & Greet tickets available TIME • Show 7:30pm Tickets available at River City Casino or at Ticketmaster.com. Guests must be 21 years of age and present a valid photo ID.

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