Category Archives: Funerals

Rosie C. Reynolds

Rosie C. Reynolds

Rosie C. Reynolds, 94, a resident of McLeansboro, Illinois, passed away Thursday, January 21, 2021 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi, IL. She was born Dahlgren, IL on November 3, 1926 to Jacob and Amelia (Kaufman) Kirsch.  Rosie worked as a cook at Hamilton Memorial Hospital and also worked at the  Decatur Garment Factory for many years.…read more

Robert E. Wellen

Robert E. Wellen

Robert E. Wellen, 86, a resident of Piopolis, Illinois, passed away Thursday, January 21, 2021 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hamilton County, IL on December 11, 1934 to Herman and Isabella (Wilhelm) Wellen.  Robert married Pauline Schuster on November 24, 1966 and she survives.  Robert was a United States Army veteran, life…read more

Shelba Jean Rhodes

Shelba Jean Rhodes, 78, of Texico, Illinois, passed away at 12:50 pm January 19, 2021 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born September 7, 1942 in Illinois to the late Don and Thelma (Hart) Gulley. Shelba married Thomas Rhodes on December 18, 1982 in Rollin, Michigan. Per Shelba’s request a private family service…read more

Harry E. Clary

Harry E. Clary, 74, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 1:48 am January 17, 2021 at Carmi Manor Rehab and Nursing Home in Carmi, Illinois. He was born December 5, 1946 in Mount Vernon to the late R. and Nadine (Harlow) Clary. Per Harry’s wishes, there will be no public services held at this time. Call…read more

Linda Lue Lowery

Linda Lue Lowery, 74, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 9:05 am January 18, 2021 at her residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born November 21, 1946 in Salem, Illinois to the late Walter and Wilma (Clifton) Shafer. Linda married Denzil Lowery on April 10, 1976 in Donoho Prairie Christian Church. A Visitation…read more

Peggy Ann Gerdes

Peggy Ann Gerdes passed peacefully at the age of 87 years old. She went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 17, 2021. Peggy was born in Carrizozo, New Mexico February 7,1933 to Roger V. Holloway and Ruth V, (Pierce) Holloway. She was preceded by her husband of 55 years Dan Gerdes, her parents and…read more

Esther A. Williams

Esther A. Williams

Esther A. Williams, 94, of Mt. Vernon passed away Sunday morning January 17, 2021  in Fairfield. Esther was born in Bonnie, IL on May 30, 1926 the daughter of Dexter & Mary J. (Dial) Whisenhunt. She married Claud W. Williams on June 9, 1946 at the Bonnie Church of God, and he preceded her in…read more

Ronald Eugene Levitt

Ronald Eugene Levitt

Ronald Eugene Levitt, 72, of Woodlawn, Illinois, passed away at 3:30 am January 17, 2021 at his residence in Woodlawn, Illinois. He was born October 17, 1948 in Effingham, Illinois to the late Ernest and Ruth (Kessler) Levitt. Ronald married Mary Ann (Vickery) Levitt on July 14, 1972 in Olney, Illinois. A Private Graveside Service will be held.…read more

Homer W. McGehee

Homer W. McGehee, 98, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 12:02 pm January 16, 2021 at his home. He was born August 2, 1922 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Chalon and Inez (Morgan) McGehee. Homer married M. Carthel  McGehee on November 16, 1939 in Mount Vernon, Illinois and she preceded him in death on February 9,…read more

Jim E. Beal

Jim E. Beal, 90, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 6:45 pm January 16, 2021 at his residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born August 11, 1930 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Alva Jake and Bessie (Whitson) Beal. Jim married Norma Jean (Mulvaney) Beal on January 14, 1949. A Graveside Service will be held Wednesday,…read more

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RESCHEDULED- The Guess Who @ River City Casino & Hotel

RESCHEDULED- The Guess Who @ River City Casino & Hotel

RESCHEDULED – March 6, 2021 @ 8:00 pm @ River City Casino & Hotel ON SALE •  PRICES • $77.50, $57.50, $52, 50, $47.50, $42.50, $29.50 TIME • Show 8:00 pm If you have purchased tickets to this show, please keep them as they will be valid for the rescheduled concert. Tickets available at River City Casino or at Ticketmaster.com. Guests must…

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