JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Evalou N. "Oee" Harvill

Evalou N. "Oee" Harvill, 79, of Mt. Vernon died 9:20 a.m. Feb. 10, 1996 
at Casey Care Center.  She was employed for many years at the Mt. Vernon 
Knitting Factory and later at the Manteno State Hospital and was later a 
private babysitter for working parents.  

Mrs. Harvill was born Aug. 28, 1916, in Jefferson County, a daughter of 
Fonzo and Sophia (Atchison) Boyle.  Aug. 3, 1940, in St. Charles, MO, she 
married George Harville, who preceded her in death.  

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hams Grove Cemetery with 
Rev. Everett Lemay officiating.  Those attending the graveside services on 
Tuesday morning are asked to go directly to the cemetery.  Friends may call 
from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hughey Funeral Home.  

Mrs. Harvill is survived by two sisters, Leona Baskett of Mt. Vernon and 
Bertha Webber of Mt. Vernon; several nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces 
and great-nephews.  

She was a Baptist.  She was a past member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 
and the Eagles Lodge Auxiliary.  

Mrs. Harvill was preceded on death by her parents, husband and four sisters, 
Florence Beaty, Minnie Boyle, Orpha Boyle and one infant sister.  

  

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: Feb. 12, 1996
Submitted by: Janet Fryar Rohlfs
Relationship: Cousin

 

 

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