---- — James Russell Stewart, 97, passed away at his home Oct. 14, 2013.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in Mt. Vernon.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of services Saturday at the church.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church or to Angels on Assignment 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.