Gerald E. England
Gerald E. England, 60, of Bonnie died 8:30 a.m. Nov. 24, 2003, at
St. Mary's/Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
He sold ads for the Mt. Vernon Register-News until failing health.
Mr. England was born Aug. 6, 1943, in Jefferson County to Velma Marie
(Piercy) and William B. (Weep) England Jr. He married Gloria (Tucker)
England April 10, 1965, in Mt. Vernon; she survives.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home
in Mt. Vernon. The Rev. Chuck Ellis will officiate. Burial will follow
in Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m.
today at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mr. England is survived by his wife, Gloria England of Bonnie, sons
Scott England and wife Jackie of Waltonville and Kevin England of Mt. Vernon;
daughters Melissa Reed and husband Eric of Waltonville and Melanie England
of Woodlawn; grandchildren Jaime England of Waltonville, Christopher England
of Waltonville, Deanna England of Mt. Vernon and Ryan England of Mt. Vernon;
a brother Gary England and wife Georgia of Mt. Vernon; and a sister Sharon
Utlaut and husband Sterling of Waltonville; and several nieces, nephews, aunts
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Mr. England was a member of Waltonville Freewill Baptist Church, American
Legion Post 141, Waltonville AMVETS and the Jefferson County Masonic Lodge.
He enjoyed softball, followed sports with his family and was active with the
Waltonville Little League.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to Old Shiloh Cemetery and will be
accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O.
Box 721, Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted tothe
care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 242-3348 for obituary information
at any time.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Ida Reeves