---- — Dale Gene Greene, 63, of Mt. Vernon, died 3:15 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon.
He was born Nov. 9, 1950, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Howard Dale and Drucillia Jean (Cutt) Greene.
Dale worked at Continental Tire Company and was later an insurance salesman in Florida. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Bluford.
He is survived by sister, Kathy D. Lemay and husband Randy of Mt. Vernon; niece, Holly Delee Cranor of Lebanon, Tenn.; great-niece, Addison Grace Cranor of Lebanon, Tenn.; uncle, Herman “Dinger” Greene of Bluford; and aunt, Ruth Herring and husband Earl of Ft. Meyers, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Private services were held.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Hospice of the Good Samaritan or to the American Cancer Society 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.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.