Virgil L. Morris, 90, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, went to be with the Lord at 4:32 pm November 6, 2020 at his residence. He was born January 27, 1930 in Jefferson County to the late Leslie S. and Maude (Scott) Morris.
Virgil first married Lucy Green and she preceded him in death in 1974. He married Mary Ann Bean in 1977. They were blessed with nearly 44 years of marriage.
A Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 11:00 am at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois with Reverend Don Verhines officiating. Members of the Mount Vernon American Legion Post #141 will conduct Full Military Honors at the Cemetery. Interment will follow. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date at Summersville Baptist Church for those unable to attend the graveside service. Memorials, in loving memory of Virgil, may be made to Summersville Baptist Church or to SSM Hospice.
Please remember to observe social distancing at this time. Following the CDC and NFDA regulations, we encourage everyone to wear a mask. They will be made available, upon request.
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.