Thelma Pauline Dial
Thelma Pauline Dial, 76, of Mt. Vernon died 7:40 p.m. May 3, 2005,
at Nature Trail Nursing Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Dial was born Jan. 23, 1929, in Jefferson County to Marshall
and Ethel (Pigg) Russell. She married Daniel Lee Dial Jan. 12, 1964;
he died in 1990.
Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Hopewell Cemetery
in Jefferson County, with interment to follow. The Rev. Bill Miller
will officiate. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Hughey
Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Dial is survived by a daughter, Connie L. Lipe and husband
Gary A. of Mt. Vernon; a son, Monty Dial and wife Mary of Mt. Vernon;
four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son,
Robert D. Hicks; two brothers; and three sisters.
Mrs. Dial was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary
and was a Baptist by faith.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to St. Mary's Good Samaritan
Hospital or to the American Cancer Society 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 more information.
Submitted by: Ken Richardson