Veneta Rector, 84, of Mt. Vernon died 1:25 a.m. March 16, 2006,
at St. Lukes Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Rector was born June 23, 1921, in Mt. Vernon to William and
Mattie (Tate) Fyke. She married Wayne M. Rector April 26, 1949,
in Henderson, Ky.; he survives.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home
in Mt. Vernon. The Revs. Bill Miller and Kenneth Holland will
officiate. Burial will be at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn.
Visitation will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Hughey Funeral
Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Rector is survived by her husband, Wayne M. Rector of Mt.Vernon;
two daughters, Deborah Jones and husband Terry of Dix and Tammy Sinks
and husband Neil of Woodlawn; grandchildren Jamie Green and husband Jeremy
of Wayne City, Kenny Jones and fiancee Desiree Hart of Mt. Vernon, Dennis
Sinks of Woodlawn and Alex Jones of Dix; great-grandchildren Allison and
Abby Green of Wayne City; a sister-in-law, Evelyn Schmidt of Mt. Vernon;
and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents; a brother, Donald Fyke; and two sisters, Eva Gossage and
Genevieve Boster, preceded her in death.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the donor's choice 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 further
Date: 19 Mar 2006
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman