Category Archives: Funerals

Donna J. Hart

Donna Jean Hart, 59, of Dix, Illinois, passed away at 11:35 pm February 23, 2020 at in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born May 19, 1960 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late John and Gladys (Ashby) Hart. A Graveside Service will be held Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Fouts Cemetery in rural Jefferson County,…read more

Robert Carl “Bob” Byington

Robert Carl “Bob” Byington, 93, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 4:50 pm February 21, 2020 at Green Tree Assisted Living in Mount Vernon. He was born December 16, 1926 in Saint Louis, Missouri. Robert married Charloette (Jahnssen) Byington in 1981 at Logan Street Baptist Church. A Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 25, 2020 from 10:00…read more

Elsie L. Braddy

Elsie L. Braddy

Elsie Louise Braddy, 77, of Mt. Vernon, passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at her home. She was born August 31, 1942, in West Frankfort, Illinois, the daughter of Mort and Wilhelemine Beal.  On October 28, 1961, in Mt. Vernon, she married Jack Braddy, and he survives.  She attended Rome Grade School, and graduated from…read more

Gilbert L. Lowry

Gilbert L. Lowry

Gilbert L. Lowry, 85, of Centralia, passed peacefully at his home Tuesday morning, February 18, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was born January 10, 1935, in Kell, the son of Herbert and Myrtle (Wheeler) Lowry.  On September 20, 1958, in Iuka, he married Ferva Clifton, and she survives. Mr. Lowry graduated from Salem High…read more

Nathan Sanders Jr.

Nathan Sanders Jr.

Nathan Sanders Jr., 70, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away on February 13, 2020 at his residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born October 28, 1949 in Greensboro, Alabama to Nathan Sanders Sr. and Ethel Hoskins. Nathan married Diane Pruitt and she preceded him in death. Nathan is survived by his sister, Norma Jamison of Chicago,…read more

Janice E. Heflin

Janice E. Heflin

Janice Elaine Heflin, 80, of Lindenhurst, IL  passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Sunday, February 16, 2020. Janice held a deep love for her family and used her favorite activities to showcase that love. She had a great love of gardening with many flowers surrounding her home inside and out. Janice had a…read more

Jerry E. Ellis

Jerry E. Ellis

Jerry Evert Ellis, 82, of Harmony, departed this life to be with his Savior on February 17, 2020, surrounded by his family, in the home built by his grandfather and now occupied by his son and daughter-in-law. He was born on the same property on February 8, 1938, to Lloyd C. and Pauline (Carter) Ellis. …read more

Christopher M. McCann

Christopher Michael McCann, 33, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away on February 15, 2020 at Saint Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born October 1, 1986 in Chesterfield, Missouri to David Michael and Mary Ann (Finn) McCann. Chris was engaged to Annie Tucker and she survives in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Celebration of Life…read more

Shirley Jean Conway

Shirley Jean Conway, 75, of Centralia, Illinois, passed away at 7:09 am February 17, 2020 at Mount Vernon Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born December 14, 1944 in Xenia, Illinois to the late Wilburn L. and Rena Mae (Corrie) Gibson. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 1:00 P.M.…read more

Marlene SaRae Williamson

Marlene SaRae Williamson, 74, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 11:35 pm February 14, 2020 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born April 18, 1945 in Mount Vernon to the late Marvin and Wilma (Hayes) Upton. Marlene married James “Jim”  Williamson on June 22, 1963 at Hopewell United Methodist Church in rural…read more

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Dave Mason @ River City Casino & Hotel

Dave Mason @ River City Casino & Hotel

The Feelin’ Alright Tour Sunday, March 1, 2020 ON SALE • PRICES • $89.50, $59.50, $49.50, $39.50, $29.50. There are also VIP Meet & Greet tickets available TIME • Show 7:30pm Tickets available at River City Casino or at Ticketmaster.com. Guests must be 21 years of age and present a valid photo ID.

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