Mt. Vernon IL Register-News (Friday, 9 May 1941, page 2 column 5):

Sesser Youth Dies At Hospital

Gale Wingo, 17-year-old Sesser youth, died at Mt. Vernon Hospital today following an operation.

He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Wingo of Sesser.

The body was to be taken to Sesser. Funeral arrangements had not been completed.