Chester “Ed” Edwin Cooper

Chester “Ed” Edwin Cooper, 82, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 11:45 am December 9, 2020 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born September 9, 1938 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late Chester Leon and Venita (Sumner) Cooper.


A Visitation will be held Saturday, December 12, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at Harmony Cemetery in Mount Vernon.


A Graveside Service will begin at 1:00 pm with Merle Fullerton officiating. Interment will follow. Memorials may be made in Ed’s honor to Harmony Cemetery.


Please remember to observe social distancing at this time. We are limited to 10 people under the tent at a 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 for further information.

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