Louis Carl Brown
Louis Carl Brown, 72, of Mt. Vernon died 1:11 a.m. July 10, 2002, at
St. Mary’s/Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
He was a draftsman for Wagner Electric for 15 years and later was
employed as a salesman for W.G. Motors for 30 years. He also served with the
rural fire department for several years. Mr. Brown was born March 25,
1930, in Jefferson County to John and Minnie (Cooper) Brown. He first
married Betty Ann Gregory. He later married Kay A. Rumburg April 13,
1974, in Mt. Vernon; she survives.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Hughey Funeral Home
with burial to follow at Lowery Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Merle Fullerton
will officiate. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, David
Brown and wife Sherry of Woodlawn, Vince Brown and wife Cheryl of Mt.
Vernon and Steve Rumburg and wife Susan of Hereford, Ariz.; three daughters,
Linda Brown of Mt. Vernon, Cindy Wright and husband Mark of Wildwood,
Mo., and Jill Estwing and husband Chris of Marion; a sister, Betty
Meador of Mt. Vernon; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and
several nieces and nephews. He was a member of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law, Marvin Meador.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where
you may call 242-3348 for information at any time.
Date: July 11, 2002
Source: Register-News, Mt Vernon IL
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman