John Thomas "Tom" Osborn
John Thomas "Tom" Osborn, 86, of Mt. Vernon died 11:55 p.m. 
Sept. 15, 2004, at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon. 
He was employed for 34 years as a field office clerk for Sohio 
Pipe Line Co. 

Mr. Osborn was born Nov. 6, 1917, in Twin Falls, Idaho, to Curtis B. 
and Ina (MacKenzie) Osborn. He married Nina Pauline (Story) Osborn 
June 3, 1951, in Mt. Vernon; she died March 17, 2000. 

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at West Salem Trinity United 
Methodist Church. Brad Henson and William Fester will officiate. Burial 
will follow at New Shiloh Cemetery in rural Jefferson County. Friends may 
call from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon and 
from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour Sunday at West Salem Trinity United 
Methodist Church. 

Mr. Osborn is survived by sisters Helen Hamilton and husband Roy of Mt. Vernon, 
Janet Sallee of Mt. Vernon and Edna Bickley and husband Clyde of 
Scandanavia, Wis.; a brother, Ben Osborn and wife Virginia of Rancho Mirage, 
Calif.; and several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and two sisters, Louise 
Osborn and Margaret Williamson. 

Mr. Osborn was a member of West Salem Trinity United Methodist Church. He served 
as treasurer of the Bonnie Holiness Camp for many years and was very active in 
this group in many other ways. 

For those who wish, memorials may be made to West Salem Trinity United Methodist 
Church or Bonnie Holiness Camp 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: 19 Sep 2004
Source: Register-News
Submitted by:  Robert W. Loman

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