JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
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Douglas E. Carlton
      
Douglas E. Carlton, 38, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 
in Jefferson County.
            
He was born in Jefferson County Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1971, a son of Robert Joseph and 
Sharon (Keef) Carlton.
            
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Hopewell Cemetery in Jefferson County 
with the Revs. Merle Fullerton and Bob Keef officiating.  Interment will follow.
Those planning to attend the service should go directly to the cemetery.  There will be 
no visitation.
            
Douglas is survived by a daughter, BreAnn E. Carlton of Mt. Vernon; his father and stepmother, 
Robert Joseph and Karen Carlton of Mt. Vernon; a brother, Brian Carlton and fiancée Lisa Williams 
of Mt. Vernon; sister, Angie Workman and husband Fred of Summersville, S.C.; stepsister, 
Deirdra Haley and husband Tim of Olney; and several nieces and nephews.
            
His mother and his maternal grandparents, Edgar and Edna Keef, preceded him in death.
            
Douglas was a driver for Beelman Trucking, and he attended Central Christian Church in Mt. Vernon.
            
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.

(Mt. Vernon Register-News 4/15/2010)

Deputies responded to a call of a deceased person in a vehicle in northern Jefferson County at 
10:04 a.m. Tuesday.  Personnel from JCSO, Litton Ambulance and Jefferson Fire Protection District 
discovered Douglas Carlton deceased inside his vehicle.  Investigations
by JCSO and the coroner reveal Carlton succumbed to actions of self-induced methods at the scene. 



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Submitted by; Ken Richardson



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