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Clyde C. Malone

Clyde C. Malone, 87, Mt. Vernon, passed away at 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20,
2008, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor.

He was born in Hamilton County on July 3, 1921, a son of Cloyd C. and Maggie
(Rockett) Malone. He married Doris Pontius in Hamilton County on July 7,
1940. They shared 68 years of marriage.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Mt. Vernon Memorial
Gardens Chapel in Woodlawn with Elder Ralph Rockett officiating. Interment
will follow at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn. Members of Mt.
Vernon American Legion Post 141 will conduct full military honors at the

The family of Clyde Malone will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday
at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. 

Clyde is survived by his wife, Doris Malone of Mt. Vernon; son, Roger Malone
of Mt. Vernon; daughter, Sharon Metzger and husband Norman of Mt. Vernon;
two grandchildren, Mark Metzger and wife Connie of Fairfield and Stacey
Martinez and husband Gregg of Mt. Vernon; four great-grandchildren, Trey and
Justin Martinez of Mt. Vernon, Ryan Johnson and wife Lisa of Decatur and
Whitney Johnson of Marion; brother, Ervin Dean Malone and wife Jean of
Carmi; three sisters, Jean Anderson of Flora, Thelma Moore of St. Louis and
Lois Bathe of Bridgeport; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents; infant daughter, Jeannie Malone; infant brother; three
brothers, Dale, Lester and Donald Lee Malone; and three sisters, Dorothy
Dannels, Bonnie Kinney and Zelma Defoe preceded him in death.

Mr. Malone worked at Bolerjacks Market for 14 years before owning Rocketts
Market for 9 years. He served in the United States Army 3rd Armored Division
36th Infantry in France during World War II. He was awarded three battle
stars and the Purple Heart. He was a member of Community of Christ Church
and a lifetime member of the American Legion. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where
you may call 242-3348 or visit 

for further information and to send condolences

Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: October 21, 2008
Submitted by: Jerry Lee Williams

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