Nellie “Jackie” Thrasher

Nellie “Jackie” Thrasher, 89, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 1:10 P.M. December 30, 2017 at her residence in Mount Vernon. She was born November 15, 1928 in Blackford County, Indiana to the late Wayne and Mary Evelyn (Wright) Armstrong. Jackie married Walter I. Thrasher on February 14, 1948 in Hartford City, Indiana. They were blessed with 42 years of marriage before he preceded her in death on December 2, 1990.

Per Jackie’s request, private family services will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children Saint Louis.

Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit for further information.