Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

August 16, 2010

Deon Feggins

MT. VERNON — Deon Henry Feggins, 15, of Mt. Vernon, was called home at 10:33 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

Deon was born Aug. 28, 1994, in Chicago, a son of Jesse and Wanda Yvette (Feggins) Hodges.

He attended Mt. Vernon Township High School, where he had played football and was a star athlete. He participated in track at Zadok Casey Middle School. He attended several ministries and outreach programs throughout the community.

He is survived by his parents, Jesse and Wanda Yvette (Feggins) Hodges of Mt. Vernon; his sisters, Tiffany Feggins, Natasha Feggins and Lawanda Feggins of Mt. Vernon; his brother, Tony Feggins of Mt. Vernon; his maternal grandmother, Mattie Feggins; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Jesse Hodges III and Jerry Hodges; his maternal grandfather, Willie Feggins; his paternal grandparents, Jesse Hodges Sr. and Iola Mae Cox; and his cousin, Gajuan Feggins.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Antioch International Assembly at 228 South Ninth Street in Mt. Vernon with Apostle Tim Brinson officiating and Pastor Tineka Doggan performing the eulogy.

Visitation will be held at the church on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the service. Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens.

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Deon Feggins Memorial Fund at Peoples National Bank and will be accepted at Newell Funeral Home at 246-0100 or visit at www.newellfuneralhome.com.

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