Mt. Vernon Register-News

June 12, 2013

Larry Scrivner

The Register-News

---- — Larry Lee Scrivner, 73, of Bluford, died 10:12 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at his home in Bluford.

He was born Sunday, Dec. 10, 1939, in Dixon, the son of Rozier L. and Thelma N. (Williams) Scrivner. He married Sheila Shirrell on May 5, 1999, Las Vegas.

Larry worked for and retired from Caterpillar in Joliet and later was an entrepreneur. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Sheila Scrivner of Bluford; daughter Cheryl Wollrab of Bloomington, daughter Carol Deavers and husband Dan of Normal, son Adam Jolly of Carbondale and daughter Alexis “Lexi” Scrivner of Bluford; two grandchildren, Jesse and Justin Deavers of Normal; brother, William R. Scrivner of Mt. Vernon; two nephews, John F. Scrivner and wife Jeanne of Mt. Vernon and Michael Scrivner and wife Karleen of Dix; niece, Samantha Scrivner of West Frankfort; father-in-law, Franklin Shirrell of Dix; mother-in-law, Deborah Hibdon of Mt. Vernon; brother-in-law, Brian Shirrell of Mt. Vernon; and sister-in-law, Becca Tyler and husband Shane of West Frankfort.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, John F. Scrivner; and one son-in-law, Brad Wollrab.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Merle Fullerton officiating. Interment will be at Old Shiloh Cemetery in Jefferson County.

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

For those who wish, memorials may be given to Alexis’ College Fund (please make checks payable to Sheila Scrivner) and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62862.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit for further information or to send condolences.