Everett L. Bourland, 86, of Ina, Illinois passed away at 6:03 P.M. August 6, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born March 21, 1933 in Norris City, Illinois to the late Wilburn Riley and Laura Lena Elizabeth (Ambrous) Bourland. Everett married Dee (Shoyer) Bourland on February 22, 1958 in Hillsboro, Illinois. They were blessed with 61 years of marriage.
In addition to his wife, Everett is survived by his children, Kevin Bourland and wife, Kolleen of Mount Vernon, Pam Manteufel of Mount Vernon, and Joan Foltz and husband, David of Sandoval, Illinois; grandchildren, Tina Holloway, Kenny Manteufel, Michael Bourland, Tyler Bourland, Joshua Bourland, Darrell Bourland, Victoria Skobel, Colleen Skobel, Frankie Skobel, Allie Skobel, Alex Bourland, and Dakota Foltz; great-grandchildren, Intergra Bourland and Daniel Bourland; step-great-grandchildren, Johnathon and Xander Holloway; brother, Cecil Bourland and wife, Estelle of Jerseyville, Illinois; sister, Gene Reed and husband, Louie of Amhurst, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Everett was preceded in death by his daughter, Rebecca Bourland; grandchildren, Crystal Manteufel, Daniel Manteufel, Jenny Sprouse, Rebecca Dawn Bourland, and Kevin Dale Bourland; and brother, Gene Wilburn Bourland.
Everett proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired from many years of working as a coal miner. Everett was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the UMWA Miners Union. His greatest joy was spending time with his family. Everett was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew him.
A Visitation will be held Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Graveside Service will be held Monday, August 12, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Merle Fullerton officiating. Full Military Honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #141. Interment will follow. Memorials may be made in Everett’s honor to the American Cancer Society.
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