JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Philbert Beppler Sr.
Rev. Philbert Beppler Sr., 69, of 1416 S. 13th. St., died at 
9:15 A.M. Monday at his home. He was a retired cement mason,Mr. Beppler 
was born in Jefferson Co. on March 01, 1910, the son of John and Stella 
[White] Beppler.He was married to Renolda Rice on April 30, 1932 in Mt. 
Vernon and she survives. He was a minister and evangelist for 26 yrs., 
and was a member of the Evangelist Messenger's Association, and the 
MIA. Funeral services will be held at Hughey-Pulley Funeral Homw with the 
Rev. Everett Lewis and the Rev. Gary Karch officiating. Burial will be 
in Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens. Friends may call after 6 P.M. Wednesday 
at the funeral home. Besides his wife Renolda, Mr. Beppler is survived 
by 5 sons Luther [Sonny] Beppler, Philbert Beppler Jr., Frank Beppler, 
and Jack Beppler, all of Mt. Vernon, and Robert Rice of Springfield; 5 
daughters, Dorothy Thompson, Carolyn Borowiak, Glenda Walden,and Peggy 
Beppler all of Mt. Vernon, and Pat Johnson of Ina; 49 grandchildren,17 
great grandchildren. One brother Luther G. Beppler; 3 half brothers, 
Harrison White of Centralia,Isaac white of Springfield, and Andrew White 
of Parma Heights, Ohio; and 2 half sisters, Ruth nichols of Opdyke, and 
Rachel Bright, of Kansas City, Mo.He was preceded in death by his 
parents, one half brother, and 3 grandchildren.




1979 Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Norma Louise Rice
Relationship: Grandaughter
 

 
 
 
 
 

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