JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Jewel Rich 
Mt. Vernon 


Jewel L. Rich, 49, 1206 Main St., died at 3:35 a.m. May 31, 1986 
at Crossroads Community Hospital. 
    
Mr. Rich was born June 9, 1936 in Jefferson County, the son of 
Orville and Juanita [Taylor] Rich. On Jan 25, 1955, at Mattoon IL , 
he married Audrey Bushong. 
   
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Hughey Funeral Home 
with Rev. James F. Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Old Union Cemetery. 
Friends may call after 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 
    
Survivors include two sons, Mark Rich and wife Shelly of Dix, and David Rich 
and wife Jeanette of Wilmington; three brothers, Robert Rich of Biloxi, Miss., 
James A. Rich of Las Vegas, Nev., and Larry Rich of Las Vegas, Nev.; 
one sister, Mrs. Richard [Linda] Burwell of Mt. Vernon; five granddaughters, 
Jana, Julie, Lydia, Karen and Bekkah Rich; and several nieces and nephews. 
    
Mr. Rich was a construction worker and a member of the Baptist faith. 
    
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Elizabeth Rich. 
 

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: 
Submitted by; Margaret Marasco  


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