JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Hall Cherry

Hall Cherry, 82, of Mt. Vernon, died at 9:10 a.m. Tuesday, May 17 
at Jefferson Care Center in Mt. Vernon. He was born October 26, 1922, 
the son of Frank and Hazel (Sargent) Cherry in Mt. Vernon. He married 
Anna Fay Duncan on July 9, 1939 at Morganfield, Ky., she survives. Cherry 
was a retired welder and farmer and was a member and trustee of First Free 
Will Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon. He was also a former member of Jefferson 
County Board and Little Grove School Board. He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman 
and a member of the Jefferson County Coon Club. 

He is survived by his wife; two sons, John Cherry and wife Janice of Mt. Vernon; 
and Wayne Cherry and wife Sally of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren, Jennifer and husband 
Al Zuniga of Deer Park, Texas; Matt Cherry and wife Kristen of Nashville, Ill.; 
Bryan Cherry of Peoria; stepgrandchildren Jadie and husband Dave Thompas of Brentwood, 
Tenn.,; April and husband Travis Hertenstein of Mt. Vernon; and Bryn Ealey of Chicago; 
four great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews; sisters-in-laws, Virginia Cherry, 
Lois Shoemaker, Nancy and husband Tom Cocagne; brothers-in-laws, Carl Heinzmann, Charles 
Duncan and wife Lou, Carl Duncan and wife Kay, Norval Mick. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Neil Cherry, a sister Helen Heinzmann, 
brother-in-law Kenny Shoemaker, sisters-in-laws Norma Jean Mick and Helen Quinn. 

Funeral services will be held Friday, May 20 at 10 a.m. at Newell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon 
with Pastor David Shores officiating. Burial will follow at Old Shiloh Cemetery. Friends may 
call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at Newell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, 246-0100 for further 
information.



Source: Register-News
Date: May 19, 2005
Submitted by Robert W. Loman 
Relationship: 

 

 

Visit RootsWeb
 HOME | OBIT INDEX
Please send additions & corrections to 
Jefferson County Coordinator Cindy Ford
© 2005-2012 by Cindy Ford
All rights reserved