ELKVILLE — Allen Eugene “Gene” “Red” Winthrop, 88, of Elkville, passed away at 8:43 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, in Elkville Baptist Church in Elkville, with the Rev. Scott Slone officiating. Burial will be in the Sunset Memorial Park at Du Quoin. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Du Quoin VFW and American Legion and the Army National Guard. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Friends may make memorials to the Elkville Baptist Church or Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at the church and the funeral home.
Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin is in charge of arrangements.