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
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