Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

February 18, 2014

Lavera Earls

Lavera M. Earls, 88, of Waltonville, died 7:22 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

She was born Tuesday, June 9, 1925, in McClellan Township in Jefferson County, the daughter of Chalen and Inez (Morgan) McGehee. She married Johnnie L. Earls on March 5, 1948, in Morganfield, Ky. and he preceded her in death on Jan. 7, 1998.

Lavera assisted her husband Johnnie with the operation of the family farm and was a member of the Christian faith.

She is survived by son, Johnnie W. Earls and wife Cindy of Carterville; daughter, Joyce Wilton and husband Russell of Waltonville; five grandchildren, Mallory Daugherty and husband McCaine of Carterville, Kimberly Gray and husband Gary of Carterville, Jennifer Hoppa of Waltonville and special friend Kevin Sargent of Dix; Aimee Baum and husband Bradley of Waltonville and Jeremy Wilton and wife Brittany of Waltonville; eight great-grandchildren, Phillip Daugherty, Brock Tuttle, Rafe Tuttle, Jordan Hoppa, Jadyn Hoppa, Avery Baum, Jacob Baum and Braxton Wilton; two brothers, Homer McGehee of Mt. Vernon and Gleason McGehee and wife Julie of Mt. Vernon; sister, Thelma Dare of Mt. Vernon; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with Mr. James McKinzie officiating. Interment was at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn.

Visitation was held from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Jefferson County Historical Society and to Alzheimer’s Association and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.

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