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Maxine Badgett, 98, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 3:55 A.M. Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born Tuesday, July 30, 1918 in Moores Prairie Township in Jefferson County, Illinois to parents, Alonzo & Sylvia Fay (Lovin) Fisher. She married Gary Kenneth Badgett on February 15, 1941 in Cape Giradeau, Missouri and he preceded her in death on April 7, 1989.
A Visitation will be held from 1:00 P.M. until Service Time; 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Ralph Wilton officiating. Interment will follow at Bethel Memorial Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
Hazel Maxine Badgett is survived by her 4 children, Gary Badgett Jr. and wife Carolyn of Mount Vernon, Illinois; Benny Mack Badgett and wife Barbara of Wood River, Illinois; Judith Kay Judy Dunn of Mount Vernon, Illinois; and Mike Badgett of Mount Vernon, Illinois; 9 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; sister, Joann Fisher of Granite City, Illinois; 2 brothers, Donald Fisher and wife
Norma of Mount Vernon, Illinois and Jackie Fisher of Mount Vernon, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.
Maxine is preceded in death by her parents; husband; an infant son, Jerry Badgett; 5 sisters, Ava Huffstutler; Lucille Daugherty; Bertha Fisher; Margaret Fisher; and Mildred Hall; infant brother, Billy Joe; twin brothers, Edmond and Edward; and 4 other brothers, Wendall; Robert; Gilbert; and Richard.
Maxine was a member of Old Union Missionary Baptist Church and worked at the Shoe Factory for 14 years after working at Glassmans Department store.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Old Union Missionary Baptist Church and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.
Published on December 5, 2016
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