Helen Arnaud
Helen Arnaud, 90, of Mt. Vernon died 5:17 p.m. 
May 11, 2006, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital 
in Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. Arnaud was born March 10, 1916, in Osage County, Mo., 
to Ferdinand and Henrietta (Trosser) Jaegers. She married 
Ashton J. Arnaud June 30, 1936, in Creve Coeur, Mo.; 
he preceded her in death in December of 1976. 

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. today at Hughey Funeral 
Home in Mt. Vernon. The Rev. Merritt Strickland will officiate. 
Burial will follow at Bethel Memorial Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. Arnaud is survived by two daughters, Margaret Arnaud of 
Mt. Vernon and Linda George and husband Larry of Mt. Vernon; 
a son, Lee Arnaud and wife Kathryn of Bluford; a sister, Theresa Adkins 
of Truxton, Mo.; 15 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren, with one 
expected in December; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces 
and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; five 
brothers; two sisters; a son, Carl Arnaud; a daughter, Loraine Meador; 
and two grandchildren. 

For the past six years, Mrs. Arnaud stayed at the home of her daughter, 
Linda. Her life was her family, who know she loved them dearly. She also 
loved the outdoors and fishing. 

For those who wish, memorials may be given to Bethel Memorial Cemetery 
and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be 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 for further 


Date: 16 May 2006   
Source: Register-News, Mt Vernon IL
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman 

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