Vernita Bethel Reinheimer
Vernita Bethel Reinheimer, 90, of Mt. Vernon died 4:20 a.m.
Aug. 6, 2005, at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
She worked in the shipping department at Mode O'Day Dress Factory
in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Reinheimer was born Jan. 25, 1915, in Mt. Vernon to Vince and
Clemmie (Williams) Tolley. She first married Frank Bethel March 30, 1932,
in Mt. Vernon; he preceded her in death in 1967. She then married Charles
Reinheimer in 1972 in Mt. Vernon; he preceded her in death in 1977.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt.
Vernon. Shane Merritt will officiate. Burial will follow at Bethel Memorial
Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today at
Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Reinheimer is survived by a daughter, Delores Graham of Richview;
five grandchildren, Sharon Wells and husband Rick of St. Charles, Mo., Bob
Graham and wife Patty of Lebanon, Tenn., Darlene Tarleton and husband George
of Washington, Pa., Donald Graham of Highland and fiancee Peggy Waters of Mt.
Vernon and Donna Richardson and husband Jeff of Des Moines, Iowa; eight great-
grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; a brother, Elbert Tolley and wife
Hazel of Mt. Vernon; a sister, Violet Chapman of Elgin; and several nieces and
She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; six brothers and two
Mrs. Reinheimer was a member of Mt. Vernon Church of Christ and the International
Ladies Garment Workers' Union.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to Mt. Vernon Church of Christ 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
Date: 9 Aug 2005
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman