JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Lily M. Parsons

Lily M. Parsons, 87, of Mt. Vernon died 10:04 p.m. Sept. 14, 2004, at
Nature Trail Health Care Center. Prior to her retirement, she was
employed at Illinois Brokerage. 

Mrs. Parsons was born Deb. 26, 1916, in Marion County to Roy and 
Dola (Mount) Holt. She married James B. Parsons in March 1934 in Mt. Vernon; 
he died Nov. 22, 1975. 

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday in the chapel at Mt. 
Vernon Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Everett Lemay will officiate. 
Burial will follow in Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt.
Vernon. 

Mrs. Parsons is survived by daughters Mildred “Millie” Greene of Mt. Vernon 
and Sue Parsons of San Diego, Calif.; nephews Jimmy Pat Murphy of California 
and Ryan Murphy of California; and nieces Aris Ann Escamilla of California 
and Charlotte Murphy of California. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a sister, Irene
Murphy. 

Mrs. Parsons loved flower gardening. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where 
you may call 242-3348 for obituary information at any time.



Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Sept. 19, 2004
Submitted by Robert W. Loman * rwlmn@aol.com
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