Recent obituaries

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David Hutchcraft

David Russel Pierre Hutchcraft, a resident of Wayne City, IL passed away on Thursday, September 21st, 2017 at his home.
David worked as a tire builder for...
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David Hutchcraft

Edward Flota

Edward G. Flota, 75, of Mt. Vernon passed away Thursday Evening, September 21, 2017 at Crossroads Community Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 12:00 Noon...
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Edward Flota

Floann Kirsch

Floann Kirsch, 85, of McLeansboro, passed away 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at McLeansboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in...
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Floann Kirsch

Sharon Baltzell

Sharon Kay Baltzell, 67, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 4:30 P.M. September 19, 2017 at her residence. She was born June 15, 1950 in Mount Vernon,...
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Sharon Baltzell

Cathy Taylor

Cathy Taylor, age 60, of Mt. Vernon, Illinois went to be with our Lord at 9:32 PM September 17, 2017, due to a severe cardiac trauma. Cathy was born June 16, 1957...
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Cathy Taylor

Isabel Gaunt

Isabel "Issie" Gaunt, 106, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 12:30 A.M. September 19, 2017 at her residence at Greentree in Mount Vernon. She was born...
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Isabel Gaunt

Melody True

Melody True, 67, of Woodlawn, Illinois passed away at 4:00 P.M. September 16, 2017 at her residence in Woodlawn, Illinois. She was born February 6, 1950 in Mount...
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Melody True

Nancy Phillips

Nancy S. Phillips, 63, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 1:30 A.M. September 13, 2017 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. She was born...
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Nancy Phillips

Sylvia Stroup (Douglass)

Sylvia Stroup (Douglass) 70, of Manchester, VT and Hilton Head Island, SC passed away, surrounded by her family on September 7, 2017, after a long illness. She...
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Sylvia Stroup (Douglass)

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Recent death notices

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Ralph Guyton

Ralph D. Guyton, 89, former resident of Mount Vernon, died Friday, September 15, 2017 in Saint Louis, Missouri. Memorial Visitation Tuesday, October 3 from 4-8PM...
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Ralph Guyton

Robert Wilkes

69, passed away September 19, 2017. Visitation: 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Service time on September 23, 2017 at Hughey Funeral Home. Call 618-242-3348 or visit...
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Robert Wilkes

Ula Dare

96, passed away September 1, 2017. Memorial Graveside Service: 2:00 P.M. Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Call...
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Ula Dare

Robert Venturi

Bill Venturi, 83, of Mount Vernon, died September 18, 2017. A
greeting of family and friends will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 September 22, 2017 at Hughey Funeral...
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Robert Venturi

Gene Johnson

Gene Johnson, 90, of Mt. Vernon, died Thursday, September 14, 2017, in Mt. Vernon. Full obituary information can be found at www.osbornfuneral.com.
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Gene Johnson

John Pastori

92, passed away 9-7-2017. A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 9AM until Memorial Mass time: 10AM at St.Mary...
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John Pastori

Frederick "Fred" Brown

Frederick "Fred" B. Brown, 78, of Mt.Vernon, passed away on September 5, 2017. A visitation will be held Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 5-7 P.M.
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Frederick "Fred" Brown

Betty Minson

passed away September 3, 2017. A visitation will be held from 11AM until funeral service time: 1PM Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt.Vernon...
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Betty Minson

Josie Jerdon

87, passed away on Monday, September 4, 2017 at Mt.Vernon Health Care Center. A private graveside service will be held at a later date at Alto Pass Cemetery.
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Josie Jerdon

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Recent story contributions

Condolences forCathy Taylor
To Uncle Dean Sean Aaron and family. Words can't describe. The ache in my heat at the loss of Aunt Cathy. She was one of the most wonderful ladies... Read more
By Sheila Williams

Condolences forSharon Baltzell
Sharon was a one of a kind lady. I'm a so blessed to have had her in my life. Mom and she are now sitting together drinking soda and coffee... Read more
By Yvetta

Condolences forMelody True
Mike, I'm so sorry for your loss. I know you loved Melody dearly and shared 20 great years together. I last saw you both at Aunt Flossie's 98th... Read more
By Jean Warren