Lela M. Hefner, 77, of Mount Vernon, passed away at 3:15 A.M., Saturday, November 14, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday, November 16, at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens on Woodlawn, with Reverend Les Sinks officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens on Woodlawn. Friends of the Lela M. Hefner Family may call from 5 to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, November 15, at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information or to send online condolences.