JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
  



Geneva Rightnowar

Geneva Rightnowar, 79, of Mt. Vernon died 1:25 a.m. Oct. 30, 2004, at 
Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon. She was a sales clerk and 
cashier with Montgomery Ward in Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. Rightnowar was born Feb. 10, 1925, in Marks, Miss., to Willie and 
Ida (Smith) Moore. She married the Rev. Earl M. Rightnowar Feb. 15, 1944, 
in Clarksdale, Miss.; he died Jan. 15, 2003. 

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hughey Funeral Home 
in Mt. Vernon. The Rev. Ted Anderson will officiate. Burial will follow at 
West Salem Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today 
at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. Rightnowar is survived by sons Robert Rightnowar and wife Gail of Mt. 
Vernon and Gary Rightnowar and wife Lisa of Bluford; a daughter, Sandra 
King of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren Garrett Rightnowar and wife Rachae of 
Fort Benning, Ga., Blaze Rightnowar of Bluford, Gina Hartmann and husband 
Reid of Imperial, Mo., Janetta Stallons and husband David of Mt. Vernon, Bo 
King of Bluford and Conan King and wife Heather of Bonnie; great-grandchildren 
Conner Hartmann of Imperial, Mo., Pierce Hartmann of Imperial, Mo., Max Hartmann 
of Imperial, Mo., Madison Stallons of Mt. Vernon, Dalton Brenneman of Mt. Vernon, 
Nicolas Smith of Lancaster, Calif., and Summer Riggs of Bonnie; a brother, Zoneal 
Moore of Baton Rouge, La.; sisters Dorothy Williams of Memphis, Tenn., Lois Strain 
and husband David of Itta Bena, Miss., and Nola Hood of Clarksdale, Miss.; and 
several nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, the Rev. Earl M. Rightnowar; 
two brothers, Norman Moore and Charles Moore; and two sisters, LaVera Strain and 
Zetha Williams. 

Mrs. Rightnowar was a member of the Church of God in Mt. Vernon. 

For those who wish, memorials may be made to St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospice or 
Boy Scouts of America 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 obituary 
information at any time.


Date: 3 Nov 2004
Source: Register-News
Submitted by; Robert W. Loman * rwlmn@aol.com
Relationship: 

Visit RootsWeb
 HOME | OBIT INDEX
Please send additions & corrections to 
Jefferson County Coordinator Cindy Ford
© 2005-2012 by Cindy Ford
All rights reserved