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Paul Del Bapties

Paul Del Bapties

Paul Del Bapties, 64, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 1:45 am September 11, 2021 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born March 25, 1957 in Monterey Park, California to Paul Lester and Elizabeth Ann (Winemiller) Bapties. He was preceded in death by his beloved mother, grandparents, and several…read more

Stacey D. Maxey

Stacey D. Maxey

Stacey D Maxey, 50, of Dahlgren, Illinois, passed away at 9:20 pm September 13, 2021 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana. She was born November 7, 1970 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late Andrew Jackson Dixon and Mary Frances Joslin. Stacey married Leonard Maxey on November 12, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In…read more

Larry Pace

Larry Pace

Larry Pace, 88, of Opdyke, Illinois, went to be with his Lord and Savior at 2:45 pm September 10, 2021 with his family by his side at Hamilton Memorial Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in McLeansboro, Illinois. He was born December 9, 1932 in Streator, Illinois to the late Charlie Delbert and Inez (Moore) Pace. Larry married Juanita…read more

Betty Austin

Betty Austin

Betty Austin, 84, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 2:10 a.m., Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at Mt. Vernon Healthcare Center. She was born at home in Hanes Township on August 27, 1937, the daughter of Elza Elmer and Mary Edith (Burge) Byars, On July 23, 1955, at her parent’s home, she married Lavern Austin, and…read more

Lieutenant Colonel Helen Wells

Lieutenant Colonel Helen Wells

Lieutenant Colonel Helen Wells, 96, of San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Waltonville, Illinois, passed away at 3:20 pm August 30, 2021 at The Vista at Blue Skies of Texas in San Antonio, Texas. She was born August 31, 1924 in Waltonville to the late Dr. James and Melissa (Kirkpatrick) Wells. Helen is survived by her…read more

Greta M. Bumpus

Greta M. Bumpus

Greta M. Bumpus, 93, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 8:06 pm September 7, 2021 at her residence in Mount Vernon. She was born January 6, 1928 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late George and Ella (Allen) Thomason. Greta married Floyd Bumpus on September 5, 1946 in Mount Vernon, Illinois. They were blessed…read more

Carlyn Dee Duncan

Carlyn Dee Duncan

Carlyn Dee Duncan, 82, of Dix, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at his home that he built for his family fifty years ago, just across the road from the house where he was born and raised.  He died in the loving care of his family, after a very brief illness with lymphoma. He…read more

Betty June Mellott

Betty June Mellott

Betty June Mellott, 90, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 8:20 pm September 6, 2021 at Imboden Creek Living Center in Decatur, Illinois. She was born February 8, 1931 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late Arthur and Lillian (Williams) Keele. Betty married Robert “Bob” Mellott on August 20, 1949 in Jefferson County. They…read more

Ronald Eugene McPheeters

Ronald Eugene McPheeters

Ronald Eugene McPheeters, 80, of Mt. Vernon, passed away Monday, September 6, 2021, at Benton Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, in Benton. He was born March 25, 1941, in Doniphan, Missouri, the son of George Madison and Ruth Clementina (Pennington) McPheeters. On January 20, 1967, in Olney, Illinois, he married Marilyn Keen, and she survives in Mt. Vernon.…read more

Troy Kent Pickett

Troy Kent Pickett, 54, of Bonnie passed away Thursday evening, September 2, 2021 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon. He was born in Mt. Vernon, IL on August 21, 1967, the son of Robert & Cheryl (Pilson) Pickett. Troy had a big heart and he truly loved his family. He enjoyed watching TV, and…read more

Concert Calendar

The Ozark Mountain Daredevils @ River City Casino

The Ozark Mountain Daredevils @ River City Casino

The Ozark Mountain Daredevils has been RESCHEDULED to September 18, 2021 ALL tickets will be honored for the new date, and/or refunds can be obtained through ticketmaster.com ON SALE • $29.50, $39.50, $44.50, $49.50 TIME • Show 8:00 pm

Judas Priest 50 Heavy Metal Years @ Saint Louis Music Park

Judas Priest 50 Heavy Metal Years @ Saint Louis Music Park

September 25, 2021 @ 7:00 pm @ Saint Louis Music Park ON SALE •  PRICES • $30.50, $46.50, $60.50, $93.00 One of heavy metal’s all-time greats, Judas Priest will be celebrating their 50th anniversary this year with a world tour coming to the US in the fall. The 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour will also feature Sabaton…

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