Mary Alice Coberly
Mary Alice Coberly, 77, of Mt. Vernon, died at 5:17 a.m. 
Friday, March 6, 2009, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.  
She was born Sunday, March 29, 1931, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of 
Harry E. and Anna Belle (Uselton) Coberly.

Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 9 at West Salem 
Cemetery in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Mike Ilbery officiating. Interment 
will follow.  Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 8 at 
Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

Mary is survived by her brother, Harry Coberly Jr. and wife Meg of Farina; 
a sister, Geraldine “Betty” Burwell of Mt. Vernon; and a sister-in-law, 
Helen Coberly of Mt. Vernon. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Her parents; six brothers, Harold, Horold, Herman, Frank, Floyd and 
Junior Coberly; and two sisters, Dorothy Calvert and Shirley Higginson 
preceded her in death.

Mary was a certified nurses aide at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital 
in Mt. Vernon before retiring. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and 
was of the Christian faith.  For those who wish, memorials may be given 
to the donor’s choice and will be accepted at the funeral home, or from 
the online obituary at or 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 or visit for further 
information and to send condolences.

Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: 06 Mar. 2009
Submitted by: Allen Lee Moore
Relationship = Nephew

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