Category Archives: Funerals

Larry D. Johnson

Larry D. Johnson

Larry D. Johnson, 81, graduated to his heavenly home on April 16, 2021. He was born in Decatur to the late Dean and Martha (Whitney) Johnson on March 16, 1940. Larry’s personality was bigger than life. He was an encourager to anyone who needed a friend. When he was a Deputy Sheriff in Macon County,…read more

Cindy Lucille Blazier

Cindy Lucille Blazier

Cindy Lucille Blazier, 61, of Woodlawn, Illinois, passed away at 1:30 pm April 16, 2021 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. She was born September 30, 1959 in Mount Vernon to the late Marvin and Thelma Sue (Tate) Richardson. Cindy married James Blazier on September 29, 1979. They were blessed with 41 years…read more

Ronnie K. Marshall

Ronnie K. Marshall

Ronnie K. Marshall, 74, of Baltimore, Maryland, passed away at 1:28 pm April 11, 2021 at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He was born September 15, 1946 in Centralia, Illinois to the late George and Tinie (Worlds) Marshall. Ronnie is survived by his daughter, Ronnette Marshall of Clarksville, Tennessee; stepson, Charles Marshall of Nashville, Tennessee;…read more

Cindy L. Hails

Cindy L. Hails

Cindy L. Hails, 59, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 9:01 pm April 14, 2021 at her residence. She was born July 26, 1961 in Mount Vernon to Harry “Sonny” and the late Linda Faye (Huff) Ilbery. In addition to her father, Cindy is survived by her sons, Cody Dylan Hails of Mount Vernon and Derrick…read more

Coretta Jean Shelton

C. Jean Shelton, 84, of Opdyke, Illinois, passed away at 4:44 pm April 14, 2021 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born January 22, 1937 in Mount Vernon to the late James and Flora (Harlow) Rogers. Jean married George Shelton on September 12, 1953 in Mount Vernon. They were blessed with 67 years of…read more

Gladys (Lane) Meyer

Gladys (Lane) Meyer

Gladys (Lane) Meyer, 65, of Mt. Vernon, died peacefully on Monday, April 12, 2021, SSM hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. Gladys was born on December 1, l955 in Normal, IL.  the daughter of the late Harvey  and Betty (Buchanan) Lane. Gladys was married in a garden wedding at her parent’s home in Opdyke, IL ,…read more

Norma Coil

Norma Coil

Norma Coil, formerly of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away on April 13, 2021 at The Pavilion Nursing Home in Lebanon, Tennessee. Norma was born October 17, 1931 in Franklin County, Illinois to the late Mattie (Ezell) and Ernest Bumpus. Norma married Donald Coil on September 1, 1956 and were blessed with over 64 years of marriage at the…read more

Violet “Vi” O. (Queen) Pasley

Violet “Vi” O. (Queen) Pasley, 91, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 4:40 pm April 3, 2021 at Clay County Hospital in Flora, Illinois. She was born August 26, 1929 in Wayne, West Virginia to the late Doliver and Cuba (Tomblin) Queen. Vi married Melvin Viernum on July 26, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois. They were blessed with…read more

Larry Wayne Wilson

Larry Wayne Wilson

Larry Wayne Wilson, 61, of Salem, Illinois, passed away at 8:01 am April 7, 2021 at his home. He was born November 20, 1959 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Murrel Eugene Wilson and Mary (Spackey) Southerd. Larry married Rhonda (Thompson) Wilson on October 8, 2005 in Alaska and she survives in Salem. Larry…read more

Jack I. Wylie

Jack I. Wylie

Jack I. Wylie, 84, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 11:35 am April 7, 2021 at GreenTree Assisted Living in Mount Vernon. He was born April 8, 1936 in Akron, Ohio to the late Homer and Bessie (Irwin) Wylie. Jack married Octavia Ann (Kelly) Wylie on December 27, 1958 in Akron, Ohio and she preceded him in…read more

Concert Calendar

Bachman-Cummings with special guest Mark Farner’s American Band @ The Family Arena

Bachman-Cummings with special guest Mark Farner’s American Band @ The Family Arena

RESCHEDULED – Thursday, June 10, 2021 @ The Family Arena ON SALE •  PRICES • $103 (Rows 1-7), $93 (Floor), $78 (Lower Level Sidelines), $63 (Lower Level Endzone), $53 (Upper Level) Tickets can be purchased at the Family Arena Ticket Office or online at Ticketmaster.com. Legendary Canadian musicians and songwriters Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings announced today a US leg…

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