Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

November 19, 2013

Emma Frick

Emma Jane Smith Frick, 89, of Springfield and formerly of Mt. Vernon, died 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

She was born Thursday, Aug. 14, 1924, in McLeansboro, the daughter of Willam A. and Ollie E. (Miller) Abbott. She married Charles D. Smith on Oct. 12, 1945, in Paducah, Ky., and he preceded her in death on Aug. 31, 1978. She married Robert A. Frick on Jan. 25, 1985, in Mt. Vernon, and he preceded her in death on May 6, 2002.

Emma was a cook at El Caprie Restaurant in Chester until retiring. She was a caregiver for her family members and was a member of Logan Street Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon.

She is survived by two sons, David Smith and wife Glendella of Chatham and Danny W. Smith and wife Bonnie of Chester; daughter, Glenda Mahan Alexander and husband Warren of Concord, Calif.; daughter-in-law, Denise Smith of Evansville, Ind.; grandchildren, Matthew Smith and wife Sarah of Ruma, David Smith and wife Judy of Florida, Shawn Smith and Macie Smith of Springfield, Melissa Doss and husband Jack of Cutler, Andrew Smith of Chester, Brian Smith and wife Stephanie of West Frankfort, Emily Mahan of St. Louis and Elmar Mahan of Illinois; brother, Bill Abbott of McLeansboro; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; one son, Dale Smith; one grandson, Jerry Mahan; four sisters; and one brother.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Merle Fullerton officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society and will be accepted at the funeral home or 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 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information and to send condolences.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • 4-24 obit carole jones Carole Jones Carole Maxine "Goldie" Jones, 75 years and eight days, of Mt. Vernon, died 12:55 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at White Oak Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon. She was born Friday, April 14, 1939, at home in Wayne County, the daughte

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-24 obit bill cravens Bill Cravens Bill Cravens passed away on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at NorthBay Medical Center in Fairfield, Calif. Bill was born on Flag Day, June 14, 1932, to the Rev. Paul William Cravens and Clara Catherine (Hargis) Cravens in St. Louis. He graduated from high

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Glenda Conner Glenda D. Conner, age 70, of Sesser, passed away 3:23 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at her home in Sesser. Graveside funeral services for Glenda D. Conner will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Maple Hill Cemetery in Sesser with Mr. Clydell Williams officia

    April 24, 2014

  • 4-22 obit george rawls George Rawls George "Bo" Rawls, 73, of Wayne City, died at 9:51 a.m. April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. Mr. Rawls was born Nov. 9, 1940, in Wayne County, the son of Frank and Daisy (Frazier) Rawls. He married Vera (Keen) Rawls

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-22 obit lynda hall Lynda Hall Lynda Darlean Hall, 71, of Fort Worth, Texas, passed away peacefully at her home on April 18, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Lynda was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to all who knew her. She was preceded in death

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-22 obit kevin neal Kevin Neal Kevin Harvey Neal, 52, of Effingham, died at 7 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home in Effingham. He was born Nov. 16, 1961, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Harvey Duke Neal and "Ellen" Mae (Arthur) Bell. Kevin worked in landscaping and construction. H

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-22 obit mary graham Mary Graham Mary Lee Graham, 87, of Hopedale, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at the home of her grandson. She was born Easter Sunday, April 17, 1927, in Belle Rive, to Joseph and Lora Alice Kniffen Glenn. She ma

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-19 obit twanna snow Twanna Snow Twanna Danielle Snow, age 21, of Hillsboro and a former resident of Bonnie, passed away 2:07 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at Hillsboro Area Hospital in Hillsboro. Twanna was born in Mt. Vernon on July 13, 1992, the daughter of Steven and Twila (Dees)

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-19 obit wylodine miller Wylodine Miller Wylodine Miller, 74, of Mt. Vernon, passed away 11:49 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at her home in Mt. Vernon. She was born Dec. 11, 1939, in Crenshaw, Miss., the daughter of Ernest Pasley and Pankie (Watts). She married Robert Lee Miller on April

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-19 obit raphael gidley Raphael Gidley Raphael James "Ray" Gidley, 90, formerly of Bonne Terre, Mo., passed away April 17, 2014, at Green Tree Assisted Living in Mount Vernon. He was born Feb. 6, 1924, in Bonne Terre, Mo. Ray attended St. Joseph Parochial School and Bonne Terre High Schoo

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

Twitter Updates
Facebook
Stocks