JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Lena E. Ford

Lena E. Ford, 93, of Mt. Vernon, died at 8:50 a.m. Dec. 10, 2004 
at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She was a homemaker. 

Mrs. Ford was born June 7, 1911 in Hamilton County to Andrew J. Holland 
and Emma C. (Hertenstein) Holland. She married Arthur E. Ford April 18, 1946, 
in Mt. Vernon; he survives. 

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Williams Cemetery in 
Jefferson County, where the Rev. Buss Hart will officiate. Those attending 
the services are asked to go directly to the cemetery.Friends may call from 
5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. Ford was survived by her husband Arthur; sister Dorothy Miller and 
husband Earl of Boonville, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews including 
Junior Merchel and wife Barbara of Mt. Vernon. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Fred Holland and sister 
Beulah Holabeck. 

She was a member of the Morris Prairie Baptist Church and the Mt. Vernon 
American Legion Post 141 Auxiliary. 

For further obituary information at any time, call Hughey Funeral Home 
at 242-3348.


Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Dec. 12, 2004
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman
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