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Guida Pigg Ferguson - 11/3/2014

Guida Pigg Ferguson

Guida Pigg Ferguson, age 92, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Guida was a waitress at Virginia’s Restaurant & Hunt’s Restaurants in Mount Vernon and she was a member of the Pentecostal Faith.

Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Monday, November 3, 2014 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Keith Neal.  Visitation will be from 9 AM until Service Time 10:30 A.M. Monday, November 3, 2014 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.  Interment at Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois.  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.

Guida Ferguson is survived by her son - Kendall Pigg and wife Ida of Woodstock, New York;  4 daughters - Brenda Lynn and husband John of Belle Rive, Illinois, Shelia Smith and husband Steve of Opdyke, Illinois, Sue Russell and husband George of Bluford, Illinois, Aris Clark and husband Charlie of Opdyke, Illinois;  brother - Bob Crider of Mount Vernon, Illinois; Thirty Grandchildren, Thirty-Five Great Grandchildren, 17 Great-Great Grandchildren, Several Nieces and Nephews also survive.

Guida Ferguson was born Thursday, March 2, 1922 in Sesser Illinois daughter of Everett and Maude Crider.  She married William A. "Bill" Pigg on August 1, 1938 and he preceded her in death on March 1, 1996.  She married Robert Wayne Ferguson on April 17, 2001 in Benton, Illinois and he preceded her in death on August 23, 2006.  Her parents, both husbands, four sons:  Billy Tim Pigg, Phillip Pigg, Duane Pigg and Norman Pigg, one daughter: Judy Pigg, one granddaughter: Wendy, a great granddaughter: Jennifer, four brothers and one infant sister preceded her in death.


Sara Elizabeth Schussele - 11/2/2014

Sara Elizabeth Schussele

Sara Elizabeth Schussele,55, of Salem, IL died October 30, 2014 at her home in the care of her family after a well fought battle against cancer for the past two years.  She was a Para-Professional in the Shawnee Mission West School system working with children of special need.  She was a loving mother and wife.  She was of the Christian faith.

Memorial services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Sunday November 2nd at the Rankin Funeral Home in Salem.  There will be no public visitation or burial.  Memorials may be made to the Donor's choice and accepted by the funeral home.

Sara Schussele is survived by Alex Schussele, her son of Salem, IL, Samantha Rosso, her daughter and husband Chris of Plainfield, IL, Mark H. Henry, her brother and companion Joey Hanks of Salem, IL, Guy H. Henry, her brother and wife Sherri of West Frankfort, IL.

Born June 27, 1959 in Mt. Vernon, she was the daughter of Guy H., Sr. and Maxine (Morlan) Henry. They preceded her in death.  In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Sue Rainey.


Jose Richard Sorto - 11/2/2014

Jose Richard Sorto, the infant son of Jose Manuel Sorto and Rosa Garcia of Louisville died Monday, October 27th, 2014 a5t St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Memorial Service for Jose Richard Sorto will be held at three Monday afternoon at the Neal Funeral Home in Louisville, with Dusty Elmore officiating. Online condolences may be made to www.jwnealfuneralhome.net.

Jose Richard Sorto is survived by his parents, half brothers:  Manual Garcia and Charlie Garcia of Louisville and Jorge Garcia of North Carolina, grandparents:  Ma de la luz Sebastian of Mexico and Manuel de Jesus Sorto of Honduras and Rafaela Vasquez of Honduras.

Jose Richard Sorto was born on October 27th, 2014 in Effingham.

 


Carroll Firebaugh, Jr. - 11/1/2014

Carroll Firebaugh, Jr.

Carroll Firebaugh, Jr. of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away Tuesday, October 28, 2014 atMt. Vernon Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois.  Carroll was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II entering the Service on April 22, 1943 and being honorably discharged as a Coxswain on March 15, 1947.  After the war he worked as a bolt assembler for General Radiator in Mount Vernon until retirement.  Carroll was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1376, and was also a member of Turner Roehm AMVETS Post 4 and Mount Vernon American Legion Post #141 and he attended Logan Street Baptist Church in Mount Vernon.

Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, November 1, 2014 at The Chapel at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois with Pastor Paul Albert presiding.  Visitation will be from 8:00 A.M. until 10:00 A.M. Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.  Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois.  Members of Mount Vernon American Legion Post #141 will conduct Full Military Honors at the cemetery.  For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Donor's Choice 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.

Carroll Firebaugh Jr is survived by his wife Marjorie Ann Firebaugh of Mount Vernon,  7 children - Sandra Tatro and husband David of Decatur, Illinois, Anita Albert and husband Paul of Salem, Illinois, John H. Firebaugh and wife Sandra of Pawnee, Illinois, Michael L. Firebaugh of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Joseph C. Firebaugh and wife Beth of Rolla, Missouri, Mark A. Firebaugh of Salem, Illinois, Steven Starr of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Twenty-nine grandchildren, Several Great Grandchildren, Two Step Granddaughters, Five Step Great Grandchildren, Numerous Nieces and Nephews also survive.

Carroll Firebaugh Jr was born Saturday, February 13, 1926 in Mount Vernon son of Carroll A and Ruby Slayton Firebaugh.  He married Mabel Dubois on July 2, 1947 in Morganfield, Kentucky and she preceded him in death.  He married Marjorie Ann (Marteeny) Wilson on December 24, 1973 in Mount Vernon, Illinois.  His parents, his first wife, a brother: John M. Firebaugh and one grandson: Chris Firebaugh preceded him in death.


Evelyn R. Simpson - 11/1/2014

Evelyn R. Simpson

Evelyn Roberta Simpson, age 92, of Kinmundy, IL, passed away at 7:30 am, Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at her home in Kinmundy, IL.  She was a faithful member of the Episcopal Church of Salem. 

Arrangements are being handled by Neal Funeral Home in Kinmundy, IL where the family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Saturday, November 1, 2014.  Funeral service will be at Neal Funeral Home at 3:00 PM, Saturday, November 1, 2014.  Father David Baumann officiating.  Interment will be at Phillips Cemetery, Kinmundy, IL.  Memorial donations may be made to the family and will be accepted at the funeral home.  Please visit www.jwnealfuneralhome.net to leave memorial tributes, condolences or to light a candle.

Evelyn is survived by daughters, Linda L. Simpson (Edward) Cusac of Kinmundy, Barbara J. Simpson McCollam of Murfreesboro, TN;  sons-in-law, Carl P. Jones of Kinmundy;  daughter-in-law, Debbie Simpson of Central City, Illinois;  brother-in-law, Ira (Mary) Simpson of Decatur, Illinois;  sister, Grace Ann Shotwell of Tennessee;  sister-in-law, Shirley Kimber of Streator, Mary Fowler of Bloomington, IL, and Emma (Vernon) Duncan of Illinois;  grandchildren, Shane McCollam, Magen (Dedrick) Gaines, Glenn (Julie) Cusac of AK, Edward (Tracy) Cusac of FL, Liona (Lonnie) Tipsword, Kimundy, Christopher (Rebecca) Jones of Kinmundy, Clayton (Kristen) Jones of Colo., Justin Simpson (companion Krystal Dimmick) of AZ, Michelle Bobinski of Central City, IL, Eric (Becky) McMillen of Minonk, IL, and Rick (Christina) Bobinski of AZ;  37 great grandchldren, and 8 great great grandchildren.

Evelyn was born July 16, 1922 in Streator, Illinois, the daughter of Robert and Grace (Blain) Kimber.  She was united in marriage with Roscoe E. Simpson on October 4, 1942 in La Salle County, Illinois.  He preceded her in death on January 1, 2000.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Grace Kimber;  husband, Roscoe Simpson;  son, Harvey Walton Simpson;  daughter, Roberta Jean Jones;  Brothers, Wesley (Juanita) Kimber, Russell (Nellie) Kimber, Robert (Joyce) Kimber and Edward Kimber;  sisters, Mary (Bob) Hinshaw, Helen (Webb) Dimming, and Ruth Kinkade (Jim) Hegland;  in-laws, Norma (Hugh) Cisne, Olaf (Mildred) Simpson, Jim (Frances) Simpson, John Simpson, Lewis Fowler, and Grady Shotwell;  granddaughter, Evelyn D. Simpson;  step granddaughter, Judith Ann Marshall;  great grandson, Joshua Tipsword;  and step great grandson, Tyler Aiden Baker.





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