Kenneth Noah Chambliss

Kenneth Noah Chambliss, 93, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 7:02 pm May 18, 2022 at his residence. He was born May 18, 1929 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late Hugh and Mary Ellen (Rutter) Chambliss. Kenneth married Carolynn Joe Ann (Wininger) Chambliss on December 24, 1952 in Mount Vernon. They were blessed…Read more…

Stephen “Steve” Ray Sutton

Stephen “Steve” Ray Sutton, 70, of McLeansboro, IL passed away on Monday, May 16, 2022 from complications from surgery at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, IN.  He was born October 6, 1951 to Clifford and Margarete (Phipps) Sutton.  On May 21, 1976, he married Tarri Marie (Scott) Sutton. Steve worked as the Street Department Superintendent and equipment operator…Read more…

Hershel “Junior” Dwight Jones, Jr.

CENTRALIA — Hershel “Junior” Dwight Jones, Jr. of Centralia, IL, passed away peacefully with his Daughter and Son by his side on May 16, 2022, at the age of 79. Junior was born May 7th, 1943 to Hershel “Dwight” Jones, Sr. and Elsie Anna (Torricelli) Jones. He married Shirley Ann (Orric) Jones on June 19th,…Read more…

Robert D. Pierce

Robert D. Pierce, 60, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 9:12 am May 18, 2022 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born February 3, 1962 in Mount Vernon to the late Harry and Doris (Quinn) Pierce.  Robert is survived by his daughter, Amber Phillips of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Brooklynn…Read more…

Charles Lee Adams, Sr.

Charles Lee Adams, Sr., 87, of Bluford, Illinois, passed away at 10:25 am May 17, 2022 at his residence. He was born March 4, 1935 in Mount Vernon to the late W. R. and Nora (Robinson) Adams. Charles married Beverly (Lewis) Adams on December 15, 1956 at the Bluford Baptist Church. They were blessed with 65 years of…Read more…

Gary Wayne Venezia

Gary Wayne Venezia, 62, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away on May 17, 2022 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born January 21, 1960 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois to the late Frank and Kathleen (Rock) Venezia. Gary is survived by his brother, Kenneth R Venezia of Florissant, Missouri; nephews,…Read more…

Joann J. Nelson

Joann J. Nelson, 92, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 6:30 am May 16, 2022 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born July 19, 1929 in Mishawaka, Indiana to the late Louis E. and Ruth I. (Bibb) Jones. Joann married Donald Nelson on February 14, 1953 in Mount…Read more…

Evelyn Fern Bullock

Evelyn Fern Bullock, 96, of McLeansboro, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro, IL. She was born July 20, 1925 in Mt. Vernon, IL to Charles Edward and Agnes (Rote) Southerd.  In 1942, she married Earl Odell Bullock, and he preceded her in death in 1983.  Evelyn previously worked RCA TV in…Read more…

Leonard R. Steward

Leonard R. Steward, 90, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 5:00 am May 16, 2022 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born May 12, 1932 in Delafield, Illinois to the late Frank and Amy (Askew) Steward. Leonard is survived by his children, Diann May and husband, Bill, Cheryl…Read more…

Jacob “Jake” B. Moseley

CENTRALIA — Jacob “Jake” B. Moseley, 37, of Centralia, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2022. He was born December 22, 1984, in Flora, Illinois, the son of Timothy Moseley and Sheila (Thomas) Kapes. In addition to his parents: Timothy Moseley and wife Randa of Clay City and Sheila Kapes and husband Jerry of Centralia, he…Read more…

Elba M. Schroeder

CENTRALIA — Elba M. Schroeder, 61, of Centralia, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2022, at her home. She was born May 28, 1960, in Centralia, the daughter of Leo Fowler, Sr. and Roberta Helen (Barbee) Fowler Garren. She married Mike Schroeder on June 15, 1986, in Centralia and he survives. In addition to her husband…Read more…

Glenda Louise Kohute

Glenda Louise Kohute, 80, of Nason, Illinois, passed away at 3:16 pm May 14, 2022 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born December 8, 1941 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late William and Mary (Chamness) England. Glenda married Albert Eugene “Gene” Kohute. He preceded her in death on January 26, 2004.…Read more…

Sherri D. Pierce

Sherri D. Pierce, 65, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away May 11, 2022 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born November 19, 1956 in  Bluford, Illinois to the late William and Alice (Cornwell) McClain. She married Tracy Pierce and he preceded her in death.  Sherri is survived by son, Billy…Read more…

Denver Ray Mullins

Denver Ray Mullins, 85, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 10:47 am May 12, 2022 at Saint Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was born June 21, 1936 in Yount, Missouri to Harley “Buck” and Grace (Bowling) Mullins. Denver married Betty (Boyd) Mullins on June 21, 1958 in Logan Street Baptist Church…Read more…

Lila Mae Hoffman

CENTRALIA — Lila Mae Hoffman, 83, of Centralia, Illinois, passed away at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri.  She was born on February 2, 1939, in Centralia, Illinois, the daughter of Dudley Harold “D.H.” “Shorty” and Ruth (Blessman) Price.  She married Harold Roberts in…Read more…