Maxine Gaston, 98, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 9:45 P.M., Thursday, February 18, 2016 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois.

Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, February 22, 2016 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois, with Mr. Randy Sells and Mr. J. Howard Kraps officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois.

Friends of the Ethel Maxine Gaston Family may call from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Sunday, February 21, 2016 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to Central Christian Church or the Georgia Southern Christian Campus Fellowship in Memory of Ethel Maxine Gaston and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864.

Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit
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