JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
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Theo B. Hughey
Theo B. Hughey, 106, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 4:45 A.M. 
on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor Residential 
Living Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois.  

She was born on Thursday, May 23, 1907 in Jefferson County, Illinois to 
Ira Lee and Pearl Oral (Parker) Wallace. She married J. Frank Hughey on 
April 16, 1927 in Nashville, Illinois. He preceded her in death on 
January 25, 1978. 

Theo is survived by four grandchildren: Craig Partridge and wife Dorothy 
of Las Vegas, Nevada; Sara Partridge of Mount Vernon, Illinois; Susan Metz 
and husband Dan of Merritt, Texas; and John Partridge of Mount Vernon, 
Illinois, sister-in-law:  Edna Hughey of Mount Vernon, Illinois, cousin: 
Paula Kuhn and husband George of Mount Vernon, Illinois, two nieces:
Joan Holman of Mount Vernon Illinois and Jo Anne Cox of Mount Vernon, 
Illinois, and son-in-law: Stan Partridge of Mount Vernon, Illinois. 

Her parents, husband, daughter: Sharon Partridge, brother: Neil Wallace, 
sister: Iris Cockrum, and nephew: Bob Wallace preceded her in death. 
 
Theo worked as a school teacher in Jefferson County Area Schools and 
ended her 42 year career at District 80.  She was a member of the Bonnie 
Missionary Baptist Church and Jefferson County Retired Teachers Association. 
 
Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday, September 6, 2013 at 
Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Interment: will follow at 
Kirk Cemetery in Ina, Illinois. Visitation: will be from 9:00 to Service Time 
at 10:30 A.M. Friday, September 6, 2013 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, 
Illinois. For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Jefferson County 
Retired Teachers Scholarship Fund and will be accepted at the funeral home or 
mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 
62864. 



Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
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