Category Archives: Funerals

Harrison “Red” Alvin Hughey

Harrison “Red” Alvin Hughey

Harrison “Red” Alvin Hughey, 84, of Centralia, Illinois, passed away at 2:13 pm November 30, 2021 at his residence. He was born August 3, 1937 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late Harrison Alvin Hughey Sr. and Mildred (Karch) Hughey. Red married his high school sweetheart, Rebecca “Becky” (Riley) Hughey on April 7, 1958 in…read more

John Edward Pinkston

John Edward Pinkston

John Edward Pinkston, 72, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 11:43 pm November 28, 2021 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born July 11, 1949 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Roy Weldon and Frances (Sheley) Pinkston. John married Sandra (Jones) Pinkston on January 1, 1972. In addition to…read more

Ronald Lee Marcum

Ronald Lee Marcum

Ronald Lee Marcum, 76, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 3:20 pm November 27, 2021 at his residence in Mount Vernon. He was born November 1, 1945 in Woodlawn, Illinois to the late Charles and Flora (Wiggins) Marcum. Ronald married Becky (Thompson) Marcum on August 14, 1965. In addition to his loving wife of…read more

Beulah Mae Gentle

Beulah Mae Gentle

Beulah Mae Gentle, 90, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, left this world for her eternal home at 7:45 pm Sunday, November 28, 2021 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois with her loving family by her side. Beulah was born February 25, 1931 in Mount Vernon, Illinois, the daughter of  Paul and Maggie Mae (Wilson)…read more

Terry Douglas Hammons Sr.

Terry Douglas Hammons Sr.

Terry Douglas Hammons Sr., 80, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 6:15 am November 28, 2021 at his residence in Mount Vernon. He was born March 29, 1941 in Barbourville, Kentucky to the late Evey Esley Hammons, Jr. and Beulah (Frost) Hammons. Terry married Anna Joyce (Jones) Hammons  on April 19, 1960 in Wise, Virginia. They were…read more

Jerry Robert Farthing

Jerry Robert Farthing

Jerry Robert Farthing, 85, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 12:24 am at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born August 18, 1936 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Melvin Tracy and Anna “Marge” Marguerite (Ayers) Farthing. Jerry married Bonnie Sherwood on May 15, 1965 at Central Christian…read more

Robert “Bob” Earl Pepple

Robert “Bob” Earl Pepple

Robert “Bob” Earl Pepple, 74, of Bluford, Illinois, passed away at 12:24 am November 25, 2021 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born June 28, 1947 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Wilton Earl and Ruby (Vest) Pepple. Bob married Shirley (Donoho) Pepple on December 26, 1967 in Mount Vernon, Illinois.…read more

Diana Kay Bitner

Diana Kay Bitner

Diana Kay Bitner, age 75 of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Saturday, November 27, 2021, at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital, Mount Vernon, Illinois. Born March 16, 1946 in Herrin, Illinois.She is preceded in death by her parents, Floyd “Bill” and Grace (Edwards) Hogg of Carterville, Illinois;…read more

Michael C. Sutherland

Michael C. Sutherland

Michael C. Sutherland, 63, of Mt. Vernon, passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2021, in Whittington, Illinois.             He was born in Elgin, Illinois, on May 1, 1958, the son of Cecil L. and Joan (Sinclair) Sutherland.  On November 15, 1985, in Mt. Vernon, he married Tina Hayes, and she survives.  They just celebrated their 36th…read more

Mary Evelyn Shelton

Mary Evelyn Shelton, 82, of Mount Vernon went to be with her Creator, God, at 2:42 pm, Tuesday, November 23, 2021. She was born August 29, 1939 in Jefferson County, the daughter of Jack and Beulah Shelton. She married Ronald Eugene Shelton on January 11, 1957 at the First Baptist Church in Harrisburg, Illinois. Mrs. Shelton is survived…read more

Concert Calendar

James Taylor w/ Jackson Browne

James Taylor w/ Jackson Browne

December 4 @ 7:30 PM Legendary singer/songwriter James Taylor & His All-Star Band with special guest Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jackson Browne and his band at Enterprise Center. ON SALE • Friday, August 27th @ 10am PRICES • $59.50, $79.50, $125.00 Click HERE to purchase tickets

Dream Theater

Dream Theater

POSTPONED!! Dream Theater with special guest Arch Echo at Stifel Theatre on Saturday, December 4th ON SALE • NOW PRICES • $24.50, $36.50, $51.50, $66.50 and $82 Click HERE to purchase tickets

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