Henry M. Fenton, 91, of Wayne City, Illinois and formerly of Mt. Vernon, Illinois died at 2:23 P.M. on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at his home. A veteran of the United States Marines, he served during World War II in the South Pacific. He attended Wayne City Baptist Church and Optimist Club of Mt. Vernon. He worked as a farmer raising Black Angus Cattle and retired after 40 years from Tri- County Electric working as an electrical engineer.
Survivors include his wife: Jean Fenton of Wayne City, Illinois; 2 stepsons; 1 stepdaughter; 5 step grandchildren and 10 step great grandchildren; 2 brothers: Oscar Fenton of Fairfield, Illinois and James Fenton of Simms, Illinois; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services for Henry M. Fenton will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, April 30, 2016 in the Chapel at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois with Mr. Joe Bob Pierce officiating. Full Military Honors will be conducted by the Mount Vernon American Legion Post #141. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois.
Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 30 at the Chapel at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois.
Memorials may be given to Wayne City Baptist Church in Memory of Henry M. Fenton and will be accepted at the Hughey Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon, which is in charge of all the arrangements.