JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

Wilma Irene STONESYPHER, 72, a former resident 
of Mt. Vernon and late of Arlington, Texas, died 
Monday at Arlington Memorial Hospital in Arlington, 
Texas. She was born Aug. 5, 1913, in Mt. Vernon, a 
daughter of Walter and Ethel (Arnold) Hyde. 
On Nov. 1, 1930, in Mt. Vernon, she married Byron Stonesypher, 
who preceded her in death. She is survived by one son, 
John R. Stonesypher of Arlington, Texas. In addition to her 
husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and one 
brother, Melvin Hyde. In accord with her wishes, 
Mrs. Stonesypher was cremated and her ashes will be buried 
at Hopewell Cemetery in Jefferson County. The Hughey Funeral 
Home is in charge of arrangements. 
She retired in 1982 after working as business manager at 
Southern Illinois Clinic for 20 years. 

 
Submitted by Misty Flannigan 
(personal Files) 
 
 
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