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 Visitation will be held Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Newell Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. A Funeral Service will begin at 12:00 pm with Reverend Merle Fullerton officiating. Interment will follow at Wolf Prairie Cemetery in Mount Vernon. Memorials may be made in Wilma’s honor to the American Diabetes Association.
Call Newell Funeral Home at 618-246-0100 or visit newellfuneralhome.com for further information.