---- — Lisa D. Earls, 55, of St. Louis, formerly of Mt. Vernon, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at her home in St. Louis.
She was born Wednesday, April 30, 1958, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of Donald L. and Norma L. (Jones) Fairchild. She was first married to Jan Zedalis. She married Verner Earls on Sept. 25, 1999, in Mt. Vernon.
Lisa was an insurance broker and administrative assistant. She was raised in the First United Methodist Church and was a past member of the Mt. Vernon Rotary Club. She loved her friends and family and enjoyed entertaining and cooking for them.
She is survived by her mother, Norma Fairchild of Mt. Vernon; husband Verner Earls of St. Louis; daughter, Lauren Zedalis of Mt. Vernon; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father and one sister, Kathy Fairchild Kirkpatrick.
A celebration of life service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Victor Long officiating.
In honor of her wishes, she was cremated and a celebration of life gathering will be held from 5 until the time of service at 7 p.m. Friday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Endangered Wolf Center of St. Louis or to the First United Methodist Church in Mt. Vernon 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 or to send condolences.