Josie Dei McCoy

Josie Dei McCoy

Josie Dei McCoy, 6, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 10:45 pm February 2, 2021 at her residence in her loving family’s arms. She was born June 1, 2014 in Mount Vernon to Nathan and Holly (Casillas) McCoy.

In addition to her beloved parents, Josie is survived by her cherished sisters, Nejave McCoy and Anessa McCoy, both of Mount Vernon.

Josie endured a lot of pain and struggle in her short life. She was a true fighter and had a strong spirit. “As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you…” – Isaiah 66:13

A Greeting of Family and Friends will be held Saturday, February 6, 2021 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Antioch International Assembly in Mount Vernon. A Celebration of Life will begin at 3:00 pm with Reverend David Houseworth officiating. Memorials may be made in Josie’s honor to the McCoy family, in care of Nathan McCoy.

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 for further information.

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