JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Harry "Jack" Mandrell

Harry "Jack" Mandrell, 77, of Woodlawn died 8:30 p.m. Nov. 25, 2004, 
at his home. He was a retired maintenance foreman for Consolidated Coal 
Nov. 4 in Cutler. 

Mr. Mandrell was born Jan. 26, 1927, in Chester to Harry Douglas Mandrell 
and Ilda (Tannehill) Mandrell. He married Joan (Keen) Mandrell June 21, 1952, 
in Ashley; she survives. 

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. 
Vernon. James McKenzie and Jim Piercy will officiate. Burial will follow at 
Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens. Military flag presentation will be conducted by 
the chaplain of American Legion Post 141 in Mt. Vernon. Friends may call 
from 10 a.m. Saturday until the funeral hour at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. 
Vernon. 

Mr. Mandrell is survived by his wife, Joan Mandrell of Woodlawn; sons Steve 
Mandrell and wife Pam of Waltonville, Scott Mandrell and wife Gloria of Woodlawn 
and Stan Mandrell and wife Brigitte of St. Peters, Mo.; daughters Sherry Willis 
and husband Bill of Mt. Vernon and Sue Close and husband Jim of Montpelier, Vt.; 
grandchildren Brandon of Ambridge, Pa., Travis of Flagstaff, Ariz., Jeffrey of 
Waltonville, Katie of Mt. Vernon, Julianne of Mt. Vernon, Alison of Waltonville, 
Alexandra of Woodlawn, Adam of Woodlawn, Rachael of St. Peters, Mo., Brett of St. 
Peters, Mo., and Ashton of St. Peters, Mo.; and a sister, Ola Sodders of 
Sun City, Ariz. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Roy Mandrell. 

Mr. Mandrell was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of West Long Prairie Christian 
Church; Jefferson Lodge 368 of Opdyke; Illinois, Jefferson County Shrine Club of Mt. 
Vernon; Ainad Temple of East St. Louis; and Veterans of Foreign Wars of Waltonville. 

For those who wish, memorials may be made to Long Prairie Christian Church or Hospice 
of Good Samaritan 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 obituary information 
at any time.

Date: 28 Nov 2004
Source: Register-News
Submitted by; Robert W. Loman * rwlmn@aol.com
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