Bethany's Story

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Bethany Pemberton, 47, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 5:32 P.M. Monday, December 5, 2016 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born Monday, January 20, 1969 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to parents, Wayne & Gail (Tysl) Diehl. She married Chris Pemberton on February 2, 1991 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 4:00 P.M. Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Mount Vernon American Legion Post #141.

There will be no visitation.

Bethany Pemberton is survived by her mother and step-father, Greg and Gail McGraw; husband, Chris Pemberton of Mount Vernon, Illinois; son, Zach Pemberton of Mount Vernon, Illinois; grandson, Silas Pemberton of Cincinnati, Ohio; sister-in-law, Melissa Pemberton and partner Cathy Provines of Mount Vernon, Illinois; 3 brothers-in-law, Greg Pemberton and wife Mary Jo of Mount Vernon, Illinois; Steve Pemberton and wife Debbie of Belleville, Illinois; and Bruce Pemberton of Grand Islands, Nebraska.

Her father, Wayne Diehl preceded her in death.

Mrs. Pemberton had a great spirit and was loved by everyone that knew her. She was caring and enjoyed helping people. After her life ended, she donated her body to science. She will be missed and remembered as a hero who was an organ and tissue donor.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Pemberton Family. Please make checks payable to Chris Pemberton and will be accepted at the service or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call
(618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.
Published on December 6, 2016
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