Helen G. Nelson, 91, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 10:30 P.M., Friday, January 1, 2016 at White Oak Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Graveside Service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, January 7, 2016 at Fouts Cemetery in rural Irvington, Illinois, with Reverend Merle Fullerton officiating. Burial will follow at Fouts Cemetery near Irvington, Illinois. Friends of the Helen G. Nelson Family may call from 5 to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. 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.