John HUGHEY, who observed his 71st birthday last Saturday, died at 9:15 o'clock
this morning at his home in Belle Rive. He had been in ailing health of some time.
Funeral Service will be held at two o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Methodist Church
in Belle Rive, conducted by the Rev. Bird GREEN and the Rev. SHAFFER and burial will
follow in Flint Cemetery.
Mr. HUGHEY was the son of Dr. William A. HUGHEY and Lois SMITH HUGHEY, natives of
Kentucky. Dr. HUGHEY practiced in Belle Rive. Mr. HUGHEY is survived by his wife;
a son, G. E. HUGHEY of Mt. Vernon; a brother, Ben HUGHEY of Opdyke, six grandchildren
and one great grand-daughter.
Four children preceded him in death. Frank HUGHEY, a son, was killed when he was 17
years old when struck by a train 32 years ago. A daughter, Mrs. Grace BUMPUS, died
five years ago and a son and daughter, Roy and Kate, died in infancy.
Source: Mt. Vernon IL Register-News
Date: Tuesday, December 10, 1940
Submitted by Mary Zinzilieta