JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Mildred Marie “Millie” Staley, 75, of Mt. Vernon, 
died 3 p.m. Jan. 18, 2007, at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital 
in Mt. Vernon.

She was born on May 6, 1931, in Mendota, to Mason Meador & 
Opal (Fields) Meador. She married Harry E. “Dick” Staley 
on Oct. 22, 1949, in Jefferson County.

Millie worked in the Bakery Department at Country Fair 
Grocery in Mt. Vernon.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday, at Hughey 
Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Rev. Richard McCormick will 
officiate. Burial will be at East Salem Cemetery in Jefferson County.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, at Hughey 
Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

Millie is survived by her husband Harry E. “Dick” Staley of 
Mt. Vernon; son Michael D. Staley and special friend Carolyn 
Herriman of Mt. Vernon; daughters Cynthia Dawn Hall and husband 
Boyd of Mt. Vernon, Edith S. Buchanan of Mt. Vernon, Shelia D. 
Bowdler of Belle Rive, and Michelle L. Baumgarte and husband 
Clint of Benton; grandchildren Shawn Staley, Dustin Buchanan, 
Ashli Gay, Candice Bowdler, Drew Bowdler, Emma Karrick and Reid 
Baumgarte; great grandchildren: Dacoda “Cody” Staley and Katlyn 
Staley; brothers Robert Meador of Mesa, Ariz., and Ronald Meador 
of Seymore; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Her parents, brother Joe Meador and sister Dorothy Rodgers preceded 
her in death.

Millie was a member of East Salem Baptist Church and a member of 
the Friendship Club at the church for over 50 years.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home 
where you may call 618-242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com 
for further information.


Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: January 20, 2007
Submitted by Kiowana Hayes Ferguson 

 

 

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