M. Lorene Newby, 95, of Mt. Vernon died at 9:45 p.m.
February 1, 2003 at Nature Trail Healthcare Center, Mt. Vernon.
She was a House Parent in Glenwood at the Glenwood School for
Boys and also worked at the Mt. Vernon Knitting Factory.
Mrs. Johnson (sic) was born October 27, 1907 in Jefferson County
to Moses Monroe Flannigan and Virginia Anne (Mabry) Flannigan.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Hughey
Funeral Home, Mt. Vernon, with burial to follow at Oakwood Cemetery in
Mt. Vernon. Mr. Mike Sheets will officiate. Burial will be at Oakwood
Cemetery. Friends may call at Hughey Funeral Home from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Mrs. Newby is survived by two daughters, Jeannie Marie (Page) Osborn
of Mt. Vernon and Billie Sue (Page) Quick & husband Bill of
Mt. Vernon; five granddaughters, Terrila Kay (Osborn) Marshall, Robin
(Osborn) Busenbark, Marsha Sue (Osborn) McClananhan, Paula Jo (Osboron)
(sic) Dent, Cindy Lou (Wilson) Zeigler; six grandsons, Paul Jay Osborn,
Steven Harold Osborn, Kenneth Lee Osborn, Alan Bryan Wilson, Roger Lee
Wilson, Daniel Lee Eubanks; 18 great granddaughters; seven great
grandsons; six great great-grand-daughters and six great-great-grandsons.
She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, one son Richard
Allen Page, four brothers George Lehman, Henry Lee, Ray and Fred; three
sisters Jenny Pearl, Josie Mae and Beulah Fay.
Mrs. Newby was a member of Meadow Brook Christian Church, a 75 year
member of Royal Neighbors of America, and a house parent for many years
at the Glenwood School for Boys in Glenwood. Memorials may be made to
the Meadow Brook Christian Church Building Fund and will be accepted at
the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721,
Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home,
where you may call 618-242-3348 for obituary information at any time.
Date: Mon 3 Feb 2003
Source: Register-News, Mt Vernon IL
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman