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
  • 7-30 obit ethel hardig Ethel Hardig Ethel Louise Hardig, 55, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.She was born on March 8, 1959, in Champaign, the daughter of Fred Arnold and Dollie May (Kingston) Wheeler.She attended Unity High School in Tolono and rec

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-30 obit bob melcher Bob Melcher Robert A. “Bob” Melcher, was born Feb. 4, 1920, in St. Louis. After his mother’s passing at the age of 6 months, he came to live and was raised in Mt. Vernon with his mother’s sister’s family, Ella and Lester Whitlock. He passed away in Cape Girardea

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-29 obit verla richardson Verla Richardson Verla J. Richardson, 64, of McLeansboro, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.She was born Feb. 17, 1950, in McLeansboro, the daughter of Millage and Edith (Essary) Thompson. She married Merle Langley, who prec

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-29 obit ethel hardig Ethel Hardig Ethel Louise Hardig, 55, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.She was born on March 8, 1959, in Champaign, the daughter of Fred Arnold and Dollie May (Kingston) Wheeler.She attended Unity High School in Tolono and rec

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-29 obit leon bennett Leon Bennett Leon Bennett, 66, of Xenia, passed away at 2:14 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at his home.Leon was born July 8, 1948, in Johnsonville, a son of Ferman Luther and Dororthy Dorene (Burgess) Bennett. He married Charlotte Sue Caudle on May 3, 1969, in Xeni

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-30 obit russell wilson Russell Wilson Russell P. Wilson, 68, of Mt. Vernon, died 3:48 p.m. Monday, July 28, 2014, at White Oak Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon.He was born Saturday, June 1, 1946, in Washington County, the son of Arthur and Vivian (McNail) Wilson. He marr

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • verla richardson.jpg Verla Richardson

    Verla J. Richardson, 64, of McLeansboro, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ethel Hardig.jpg Ethel Hardig

    Ethel Louise Hardig, 55, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-26 obit gene davis Burrell "Gene" Davis Burrell Eugene “Gene” Davis, 86, of Mt. Vernon, died at 6 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon.Mr. Davis was a retired Illinois Bell Telephone employee for forty years, ending his career as the state safety direct

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-26 obit rodney lipe Rodney Lipe Rodney James Lipe, 76, of Mt. Vernon, died 2:40 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon. He was born Friday, April 29, 1938, in Jacksonville, the son of James A. and Ida Mae Lipe.Rodney worked as a laborer in area oi

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

Twitter Updates
Facebook
Stocks