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
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