Mt. Vernon Register-News

April 15, 2014

Yvonne Phillips

The Register-News

---- — Yvonne Phillips, age 86, of Mt. Vernon, passed away 7:35 p.m. Saturday April 12, 2014, at her home.

Yvonne was born Feb. 28, 1928, in St. Louis, the daughter of Seldon Lawrence and Alma Sunshine (Webber) Heskett.

Mrs. Phillips had worked at the International Shoe Factory in Mt. Vernon.

Yvonne is survived by her children, Laura Walling of Atlanta, Vickie Rainey and husband Norman of Mt. Vernon, Terry Duncan of Phoenix and Gail Phillips of Mt. Vernon; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and also two siblings, Lawrence Heskett of Martinsville, Ind. and Dorothy Smith of St. Charles, Mo.

Mrs. Phillips was preceded in death by her parents; son, Richard Duncan, Jr.; and sisters, Bessie Imogene “Mickey” Graves, Norma Pilkington, Beverly Butler and Peggy Ann Hutchison.

No public services will be held.

Newell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon is in charge of arrangements where you may call 246-0100 or visit us online at for further information.