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Thelma J. Brieseacher, 96, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 11:19 A.M. Monday, January 2, 2017 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born Saturday, June 12, 1920 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to parents, Frank and Addie (Dixon) Dubois. She married Howard L. Brieseacher on October 12, 1940. They were blessed with nearly 55 years of marriage before he preceded her in death on September 10, 1995.
A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Victor Long officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
A Visitation will be from held Thursday, January 5, 2017 from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
Thelma is survived by her daughter, Judy Hinson; grandson, Wade Bowlin and wife, Lindsey of Mount Vernon, Illinois; great-grandson, Sawyer Bowlin of Mount Vernon, Illinois; and dear friend, Ruthie Hale of Benton, Illinois. Thelma is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Thelma was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Claude Dubois, Virgil Dubois, Ivan Dubois, and Raymond Dubois; and sisters, Bessie King, Edith Dubois, Cereta Smith, and Betty Phelps.
Thelma was a member of the Second Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing the piano. Every Wednesday, Thelma played the piano at Green Tree for the other residents while she lived there.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the American Heart Association 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 January 2, 2017
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