Frank Evans Faulkner
Frank Evans Faulkner, 81, of Mt. Vernon died midnight
Nov. 5, 2005, at Nature Trail Healthcare Center in Mt. Vernon.
He was a sales manager of Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. in
Mr. Faulkner was born Oct. 27, 1924, in Jefferson County to
Frank Leslie and Oma (Luke) Faulkner. He married Dorothy A.
(Johnson) Faulkner Dec. 24, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, Mo.; she
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. today at Hughey Funeral Home
in Mt. Vernon. The Rev. Merle Fullerton will officiate. Burial will
follow at Bethel Memorial Cemetery in Mt. Vernon, with military flag
presentation by the chaplain of Mt. Vernon American Legion Post 141.
Mr. Faulkner is survived by his wife, Dorothy Faulkner of
Mt. Vernon; a son, Steven J. Faulkner and wife Jodi of Dewey, Okla.;
daughters Elaine F. Albritton and husband Hugh of New Port Richey, Fla.,
and Valerie D. Piercy and husband Scott of Mt. Vernon; five
grandchildren, Cody and Kaylee Champ and Nicholas, Mallory and Victoria
Faulkner; a great-grandchild, Alexis Austin; a brother, Charles A. Faulkner
and wife Peggy of Neptune, N.J.; a sister, Hilda Blair of Springfield;
several nieces and nephews; and two sisters-in-law, Dorothea Faulkner of Mt.
Vernon and Eileen Faulkner of Indianapolis, Ind.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jerry E. Faulkner; three
brothers, Kenneth, Keith and Harry Faulkner; and two sisters, Mable Williams
and Joyce Lovin.
Mr. Faulkner was a very faithful man. He spent his life teaching Bible
classes and was a deacon for over 40 years; was the church financial
secretary; was currently a member of Logan Street Baptist Church; and was
a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II from March 1943 to February 1946
who fought in the South Pacific. He loved traveling in the U.S. Hawaii
For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Logan Street
Baptist Church Building Fund or the Alzheimer's research and will be
accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home,
P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to
the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 242-3348 for further
Date: 8 Nov 2005
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman