Frank Evans Faulkner
Frank Evans Faulkner, 81, of Mt. Vernon died midnight 
Nov. 5, 2005, at Nature Trail Healthcare Center in Mt. Vernon. 
He was a sales manager of Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. in 
Mt. Vernon. 

Mr. Faulkner was born Oct. 27, 1924, in Jefferson County to 
Frank Leslie and Oma (Luke) Faulkner. He married Dorothy A. 
(Johnson) Faulkner Dec. 24, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, Mo.; she 

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. today at Hughey Funeral Home 
in Mt. Vernon. The Rev. Merle Fullerton will officiate. Burial will 
follow at Bethel Memorial Cemetery in Mt. Vernon, with military flag 
presentation by the chaplain of Mt. Vernon American Legion Post 141. 

Mr. Faulkner is survived by his wife, Dorothy Faulkner of 
Mt. Vernon; a son, Steven J. Faulkner and wife Jodi of Dewey, Okla.; 
daughters Elaine F. Albritton and husband Hugh of New Port Richey, Fla., 
and Valerie D. Piercy and husband Scott of Mt. Vernon; five 
grandchildren, Cody and Kaylee Champ and Nicholas, Mallory and Victoria 
Faulkner; a great-grandchild, Alexis Austin; a brother, Charles A. Faulkner 
and wife Peggy of Neptune, N.J.; a sister, Hilda Blair of Springfield; 
several nieces and nephews; and two sisters-in-law, Dorothea Faulkner of Mt. 
Vernon and Eileen Faulkner of Indianapolis, Ind. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jerry E. Faulkner; three 
brothers, Kenneth, Keith and Harry Faulkner; and two sisters, Mable Williams 
and Joyce Lovin. 

Mr. Faulkner was a very faithful man. He spent his life teaching Bible 
classes and was a deacon for over 40 years; was the church financial 
secretary; was currently a member of Logan Street Baptist Church; and was 
a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II from March 1943 to February 1946 
who fought in the South Pacific. He loved traveling in the U.S. Hawaii 
and Europe. 

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Logan Street 
Baptist Church Building Fund or the Alzheimer's research 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 further 

Date: 8 Nov 2005
Source: Register-News  
Submitted by:  Robert W. Loman

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