Marvin S. Austin

Marvin S. Austin, 91, of Mount Vernon, Illinois stepped into Heaven on December 25, 2020 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor.  He was born June 28, 1929, in Farmingdale, Illinois to the late Ivan Hershal and Iva Estella (Tucker) Austin.  Marvin married Ruth Huston on October 14, 1950, in Mount Vernon, Illinois and she preceded him in death.  He later married Barbara (Rathert) Austin on November 2, 2002 in Campbell Hill, Illinois.

A Graveside Service for family only will be held Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 1:00 PM at East Salem Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Richard McCormick officiating. Full Military Rites will be held at the cemetery. Interment will follow. Memorials may be made in Marvin’s honor to East Salem Baptist Church.Please remember to observe social distancing at this time. We are limited to 10 people in our building 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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The Granada Theatre presents Downtown Blues featuring The Ivas John Band. Devin Williams from Springfield, Illinois will open and local favorite Eastwood Frisch will return to the Granada stage!

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