Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

April 9, 2014

Verna Catron

Verna R. Catron, 96, of Mt. Vernon, died 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Residential Living Center in Mt. Vernon.

She was born on Sept. 12, 1917, in Sims, the daughter of Reed and Mary Melinda (Jones) Dickey. She married Vernon E. Catron on April 2, 1938, and he preceded her in death on March 4, 2009.

Verna was a member of Campground Baptist Church and everyone looked forward to the pies she would make and bring in for church pot luck dinners. She was an excellent seamstress and was very proud she was able to make her daughter’s wedding dress and help make her granddaughter’s wedding gown. She was a member of the Home Extension for 25 years, and was a 4-H leader. She was greatly appreciative of the loving care she received while she resided at Residential Living Center in Mt. Vernon.

She is survived by daughter, Sharon Prosise and husband Jim of Mt. Vernon; two brothers, Dale Dickey of Mt. Vernon and Logan Dickey and wife Shirley of Pekin; sister, Helen Ellis of Mt. Vernon; two grandchildren, Sonia Miley and husband Martin of Dix and Terry Prosise and wife Christy of Mt. Vernon; five great-grandchildren, Calvin Miley, Tess Miley and Lauren Miley of Dix, Garrett Prosise and Macey Prosise of Mt. Vernon; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two infant brothers; two infant sisters; three brothers, Donald, Delmer and Leland Dickey; and one sister, Ilene Catron.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Benton Fitzgerrells and Chaplain Dan Lovin officiating. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

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.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • 8-1 obit larry bryant sr Larry Bryant, Sr. Larry G. Bryant, Sr., 80, of Mt. Vernon, died 1:02 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. He was born Wednesday, July 11, 1934, in St. Louis, the son of Alan C. and Katheryn (Meyer) Bryant. He first mar

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-30 obit ethel hardig Ethel Hardig Ethel Louise Hardig, 55, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.She was born on March 8, 1959, in Champaign, the daughter of Fred Arnold and Dollie May (Kingston) Wheeler.She attended Unity High School in Tolono and rec

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-30 obit bob melcher Bob Melcher Robert A. “Bob” Melcher, was born Feb. 4, 1920, in St. Louis. After his mother’s passing at the age of 6 months, he came to live and was raised in Mt. Vernon with his mother’s sister’s family, Ella and Lester Whitlock. He passed away in Cape Girardea

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-29 obit verla richardson Verla Richardson Verla J. Richardson, 64, of McLeansboro, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.She was born Feb. 17, 1950, in McLeansboro, the daughter of Millage and Edith (Essary) Thompson. She married Merle Langley, who prec

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-29 obit ethel hardig Ethel Hardig Ethel Louise Hardig, 55, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.She was born on March 8, 1959, in Champaign, the daughter of Fred Arnold and Dollie May (Kingston) Wheeler.She attended Unity High School in Tolono and rec

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-29 obit leon bennett Leon Bennett Leon Bennett, 66, of Xenia, passed away at 2:14 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at his home.Leon was born July 8, 1948, in Johnsonville, a son of Ferman Luther and Dororthy Dorene (Burgess) Bennett. He married Charlotte Sue Caudle on May 3, 1969, in Xeni

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-30 obit russell wilson Russell Wilson Russell P. Wilson, 68, of Mt. Vernon, died 3:48 p.m. Monday, July 28, 2014, at White Oak Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon.He was born Saturday, June 1, 1946, in Washington County, the son of Arthur and Vivian (McNail) Wilson. He marr

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • verla richardson.jpg Verla Richardson

    Verla J. Richardson, 64, of McLeansboro, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ethel Hardig.jpg Ethel Hardig

    Ethel Louise Hardig, 55, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-26 obit gene davis Burrell "Gene" Davis Burrell Eugene “Gene” Davis, 86, of Mt. Vernon, died at 6 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon.Mr. Davis was a retired Illinois Bell Telephone employee for forty years, ending his career as the state safety direct

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

Twitter Updates
Facebook
Stocks