---- — Jerry R. “J.R.” Nance, 82, of Mt. Vernon, passed away 2:55 p.m. Friday, June 7, 2013, at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
In honor of his wishes, his body was donated for anatomical study and a celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Christian Fellowship Church in Mt. Vernon. Members of Mt. Vernon American Legion Post 141 will conduct full military honors at the church with Elder Don Summers officiating.
The family will greet friends from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 2 p.m. Saturday at Christian Fellowship Church in Mt. Vernon.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to Christian Fellowship Church in memory of Jerry R. “J.R.” Nance 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.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information and to send condolences.