JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

Stella Fern Beck, 93, of Mt. Vernon, died at 11:15 p.m. Dec.
9, 1999, at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. Mrs. Beck
was a homemaker. She was born Dec. 5, 1906, in Wayne County to Noah H. and
Celia E. (McGill) Edmison. She married George L. Beck March 1, 1924, in Mt.
Vernon who preceeded her in death on Dec. 12, 1976. Services will be held
1 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with Mr. Randy Sells
officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Friends may
call after 11 a.m. Sunday morning at the funeral home. Survivors include
a son, George R. “Bob” Beck and wife Dorma of Mt. Vernon; a daughter,
Wanda Lee Webb and husband Robert B. of Decatur; six grandchildren, George
W. “Bill” Beck and wife Barbara, Jean E. Beck, Carroll Robert Webb
and wife Ann, Rebecca Webb Johnston, Sarah Webb Konoplisky, and Amy Webb
Frisby and husband Mike; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren;
and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Beck was a longtime member of Central
Christian Church. She was a family mother and enjoyed all of her family as
much as her health would permit. In addition to her husband, she was preceded
in death by her parents; two brothers, William T. “Bill” Edmison
and Harry Edmison; three sisters, Opal Rodotz, Minnie Wilson and Flossie
Poston; and a granddaughter, Susan Webb Hartstrin. For those who wish, memorials
may be made to the Central Christian Church or the Oakwood Cemetery and will
be accepted at the funeral home. Funeral services are under the direction
of the Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call at 242-3348 for obituary
information at any time.

Submitted by: Misty Flannigan


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