Category Archives: Funerals

Roland F. Akin

Roland F. Akin

Roland F. Akin, 66, a resident of Buckner, Illinois, passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020 at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL. He was born June 10, 1953 in Houston, TX to Rowland and JoAnn (Crane) Akin.  Roland was a United States Army Veteran and a retired carpenter. Roland is survived by five sons: David…read more

Frances Overstreet

Frances Overstreet

Frances Connaway was born October 14, 1920, in Texico, Illinois, to Harry Hayworth Connaway and Joe Anna Darnell Connaway.  She married Claude Lee Overstreet in 1942.  Frances was predeceased by her parents, her brother, Harold Ray, and her husband. The Overstreets traveled the world with the military.  One of the highlights of Frances’ life occurred…read more

Nicholas “Nick” Gregory

Nicholas “Nick” Gregory, 39, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away on June 1, 2020 at his residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born September 20, 1980 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to James and Jettia (Brown) Gregory. A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, June 5, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. at Oakwood Cemetery with Mr. Randy Sells…read more

Luz Ann Pearson

Luz Ann Pearson

Luz Ann Pearson departed this mortal life for her deserved eternal rest and wholeness on 31 May 2020 after a valiant struggle with emphysema, and not until her last full measure of love and devotion. She passed from the loving arms of her husband and children to her Father’s arms in Heaven. She was born 28 September 1957 to…read more

Gordon E. Russell

Gordon E. Russell

Gordon E. Russell, 85, a resident of McLeansboro, IL, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. Born January 14, 1935 in McLeansboro, he was son of the late Earl E. and Elsie (Lane) Russell.  Gordon worked as a farm hand and enjoyed spending his time hunting and fishing. He is survived by…read more

Karen Dawn Brinkman

Karen Dawn Brinkman

Karen Dawn Brinkman, age 44, of  Centralia, Missouri and formerly of Quincy died Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 11:14 am in Columbia, MO. A private family service will be held followed by burial in Graymount Cemetery, Coatsburg, Illinois. To attend the service for Karen remotely, please join us on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 10:00…read more

Constant J. Jenkins II

Constant J. Jenkins II

Constant J. Jenkins II, 68, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 at his home in McLeansboro, Illinois. He was born December 1, 1951 in Sterling, IL to Constant J. Jenkins I and Mildred Maxine (Hall) Jenkins.  Constant served in the U. S. Navy during the Vietnam War and Desert Storm.  After serving his country he…read more

Dorothy “D.K.” Barnett

Dorothy “D.K.” Barnett, 84, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, died Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at her home with her family by her side. She was born November 29, 1935 in Pinckneyville, Illinois, the daughter of the late Alma and Carl Lehman and Dean Mumbower. Private graveside services will be held at Sursa Cemetery with her grandson, Tad Brown…read more

Alice Lee Lyle

Alice Lee Lyle, 95, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 1:10 pm May 25, 2020 at Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mount Vernon. She was born July 25, 1924 in Mount Vernon to the late Willie R. and Verne Adeen (Barbee) Webb. Alice married Kenneth W.  Lyle on June 29, 1940 in St. Louis, Missouri and…read more

Lucas Denny Lemay

Lucas Denny Lemay, 39, of Mount Vernon, IL, passed away at 11:08 am May 18, 2020 in Centralia, IL. He was born December 2, 1980 in Mount Vernon, IL to Eric D. Lemay and Karen S. (Gilliams) Lemay. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his daughter, Eva Lemay; brother, Nick Lemay of Mount Vernon,…read more

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