JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Edna L. Woodward

Edna L. Woodward, 92, of Mt. Vernon died 12:55 p.m. Jan. 8, 2007, at
Tradewater Point Nursing Home in Dawson Springs, Ky. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Woodward was born July 17, 1912, in Danville to William Toney and
Amanda (Beard) Toney Flanagan. She married Herbert G. “Hank”
Woodward Nov. 11, 1939, in Bryson City, N.C.; he preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel at Mt. Vernon
Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The Rev. Everett Lemay will officiate.
Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery. No public
visitation will be held. 

Mrs. Woodward is survived by a son, Robert G.Woodward and wife Elizabeth of 
Key West, Fla., and a sister, Emma Williams of Woodland. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a grandson, Robert 
Woodward Jr.; two brothers, Robert and William Toney; and a sister, Cleo Rose. 

Mrs. Woodward was a member of Logan Street Baptist Church, Royal Neighbors and 
Rebekah’s Lodge. 

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society 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.


Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: 10 Jan 2007
Submitted by Robert W. Loman * Rwlmn@aol.com
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