William Wallace (Bill) Hughey
W. W. (Bill) Hughey
Of Bonnie Died
At Age 61
William Wallace (Bill) Hughey, 61, of Route 1, Bonnie, died 5:07 p.m.
Aug. 25, 1994, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis.
He was a farmer, cattle and horseman and worked on construction.
Mr. Hughey was born Dec. 6, 1932, in Jefferson County, a son of
William Omar and Edna Ruth (Wallace) Hughey. Sept. 5, 1954, he married
Yvonne Stervinou of Montreal, Canada, at Kinnley Air Force Base in
St. George, Bermuda. She survives.
Services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home with
Mr. J. Howard Kraps officiating. Burial will be at Bethel Memorial
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Hughey Funeral Home.
Mr. Hughey is survived by his wife, Yvonne Hughey of Bonnie; three
daughters, Ruth Ann Williams and husband Jeff of Mt. Vernon, Mary Ann George
and husband Captain Robert S. George of Goldsboro, N.C., and Laurie Ann Tate
and husband Greg of Mt. Vernon; and his mother, Edna Ruth Hughey of Bonnie.
Mr. Hughey was lovingly called Grandpa Hoopie by his seven grandchildren,
Jami, Jennifer, Nathan, Shane, Wade, Cameron William, and Kalyn. He is
also survived by a brother, Charles E. Hughey and wife Susan and their children,
Carmen Hughey Deichman and husband Chris, Monica Shaw and husband Scott, and
Marsha Hughey, all of Mt. Vernon. Also surviving are several aunts, uncles and
Mr. Hughey served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955 as a military policeman.
He was a member of Labor Local 520 at Benton. He was a member of American
Legion Post 141 of Mt. Vernon.
He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents.
Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans