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Mary Agnes Stack - 8/23/2014

Mary Agnes Stack

Mary Agnes Stack, 62, of Danville, passed away on August 19, 2014 at Gardenview Manor in Danville after a long illness.  Mary was born in Danville and lived there until the age of 12 then her family moved to Centralia, IL where she worked for Kaskaskia workshop. She later moved to Champaign where she worked for the workshop of Champaign and eventually made her way back to Danville where she worked at Danville WorkSource.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Agnes Stack will be held on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 10:00 AM with a visitation from 9:00-10:00 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Centralia with Father Dale Maxfield officiating. Entombment will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Centralia.  Visitation in Danville, Illinois will be held from 5:00-8:00 PM on Friday, August 22, 2014 at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center with a Rosary service starting at 4:30 PM. Please join Mary’s family in sharing photos, videos and memories of her through her tribute wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com  In lieu of flowers memorials can be made in Mary’s name to the American Cancer Society/Relay for Life and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia, which is in charge of local arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.sutherlandfuneralhome.com.

Mary will be deeply missed by six brothers, Joseph (Shirley) Stack of Danville, IL, Dennis (Patti) Stack of Mahomet, IL, John (Judy) Stack of Centralia, IL, Jerome Stack of Chebanse, IL, Stanley (Sharon) Stack of Belleville, IL and Thomas (Bridget) Stack of Mansfield, TX, two sisters, Margaret Bedard of Highland, IL, Theresa Oldham of Salem, IL and many nieces and nephews.

She was born on January 10, 1952 in Danville, the daughter of Donald and Rita (Kramer) Stack.  She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Mark Stack (1982), two sisters, Donna Stack (1998) and Barbara Boyd (2014) and one brother-in-law, Ed Oldham (2013).


Emily June Flanagan - 8/23/2014

Emily June Flanagan

Emily June Flanagan, age 60, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away Monday, August 18, 2014 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri.  Emily was a sales associate at Wal-mart in Mount Vernon for 20 years and was a member of the Baptist Faith.  Everything she did involved her grandchildren who were the light of her life!

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Bud Storey.  In honor of her wishes, she was cremated and a Gathering of Friends and Family will be held from Noon until Service Time 2:00 P.M. Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.  For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Education Fund for Emily's Grandchildren at Gen Fed Credit Union and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.

Emily June Flanagan is survived by her husband - Terry Flanagan of Mount Vernon, Illinois;  2 daughters - Michell Ellis and husband Joe of Mount Vernon, Illinois,  Mindy Flanagan of Mount Vernon, Illinois;  2 sons - Brad Flanagan and fiancée Angela of Centralia, Illinois,  Bob Flanagan and wife Amanda of Texico, Illinois;  5 grandchildren - Kara Ellis of Mount Vernon, Illinois,  Atley Flanagan of Texico, Illinois,  Rossi Flanagan of Texico, Illinois,  Colin Flanagan of Mount Vernon, Illinois,  Mindee Phillips of Centralia, Illinois;  4 brothers - Howard Shotton and wife Sandy of North Carolina,  Chuck Shotton and wife Karen of Indiana,  Mike Riggs and wife Carol of Centralia, Illinois,  Scott Riggs of Mount Vernon, Illinois;  mother-in-law - Rossie Flanagan of Mount Vernon, Illinois;  several nieces and nephews also survive.  

Emily June Flanagan was born Wednesday, March 3, 1954 in Marion, Illinois to William Howard "Hap" & Virginia Mae (Crain) Shotton.  She married Terry Flanagan on November 22, 1974 in Mount Vernon, Illinois.  Her parents, one sister, her stepfather: Dewey Riggs and her father-in-law: Richard Flanagan preceded her in death.


Freda Elizabeth Adams - 8/23/2014

Freda Elizabeth Adams

Freda Elizabeth Adams, age 91, of Centralia, died at 7:30 am on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at her home. She was a member of Eternity Baptist Church, Ladies Moose Auxillary, Ladies VFW Auxillary, and AIM Garment Workers Union. Her grandkids and sewing were her life.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Irvin Funeral Home in Centralia with Rev. Carl Barnfield officiating. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday evening from 5-7 pm at the funeral home. For those who wish, memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society, and will be accepted at the Irvin Funeral Home in Centralia, who is in charge of arrangements. Please visit irvinfuneralhome.com to leave an online condolence for the family.

She is survived by her daughter Linda Nunnery of Centralia; special son in law Gary Powless and wife (Marilyn) of Centralia; a special family member who Freda raised Melanie Cortelloni and husband Gary of Centralia; 9 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; 7 great great grandchildren; and also several nieces and nephews.

She was born on March 23, 1923 in Patoka, IL the daughter of Robert C. and Lillie Susan (Ballard) Watkins. Freda married William Harold Adams in Centralia, IL on July 23, 1944 and he preceded her in death on June 22, 2001.  Freda was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son William Russell Adams; daughter Loretta "Cookie" Powless; 4 brothers Ben, Carl, Harold, and Paul; 5 sisters Cecil, Mabel, Sarah, Edith, and Ethel.


Brenda Darlene Reynolds - 8/23/2014

Brenda Darlene Reynolds

Brenda Darlene Reynolds, age 72, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at her home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.  Brenda was a beautician and worked at K-Mart and Rend Lake Marina; she was a member of Central Christian Church in Mount Vernon, the Mount Vernon Elks (B.P.O.E.) Lodge 819 Auxiliary, and the Red Hat Society.

Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Mr. Randy Sells presiding.  Visitation will be from 5 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, August 22, 2014 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.  Interment at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois.  For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Hospice of Citrus County Florida or to Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences. 

Brenda Darlene Reynolds is survived by her husband - Max Reynolds of Mount Vernon, Illinois;  2 sons - Jeff Reynolds and wife Sonya of Mount Vernon, Illinois;  Matt Reynolds of Mount Vernon, Illinois;  4 grandchildren - Bryan Reynolds of Mount Vernon, Illinois,  Lindsay Lockwood and husband William of Mount Vernon, Illinois,  Pacey and Parker Reynolds;  2 great grandchildren - Trysten and Tinzlie Lockwood of Mount Vernon, Illinois;  a sister - Debbie Merriman and husband Eddie of Mount Vernon, Illinois;  brother - Scott Riggs and wife Laura of Rockford, Illinois;  several nieces and nephews also survive.  

Brenda Darlene Reynolds was born Tuesday, September 9, 1941 in Christopher, Illinois to Clyde and Naomi Riggs.  Her parents, her father who raised her: Leo Morgan and one daughter-in-law: Jana Reynolds preceded her in death.


Edrie Pinon - 8/23/2014

Edrie Pinon

Edrie Lavern Pinon, 74 of Vandalia, was taken from this world at 4:15 p.m. Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the Vandalia Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.  Edrie worked for the boys club of Springfield, Illinois for many years. She retired from Holiday Inn World Wide as an Executive House Keeper in 2000. Edrie will be remembered as a giver putting others needs before her own. She never knew a stranger. She loved spending time with her family and friends.

Per Edrie’s wishes she will be cremated and a Celebration of Life Service will be held on August 23, 2014 in Thayer, Illinois at her son, John Bednar’s house. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family and will be accepted at Hillcrest Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Centralia, which is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.sutherlandfuneralhome.com.

She is survived by her 6 children: Dona Goodin and husband Dave of Shobonier, John Bednar and girlfriend Tammy Branham of Thayer, Illinois, Angi Gerding and husband Eric of Springfield, Illinois, David Bednar and spouse Steven Wykle of Davenport, Iowa, Cyndi Leathers of Greenville, Kentucky, Loralyn Valencia and husband Anthony of Shobonier; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and four nieces.

Edrie was born December 10, 1939 in Loami, Illinois, daughter of Harold “Toad” Nichols and Grace (Jacobs) Nichols.  She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter: Juatana “Tana” Purdy, and a sister: Cheryl James.






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