Maxine Reid

Maxine Reid, 100, of Mt. Vernon, died gently at 10:40 p.m. on Sunday, December 16, at GreenTree Memory Care with her son at her side.

The family is planning a post-holiday visitation and memorial service for Maxine Reid at Hughey Funeral Home on Monday, January 7. Friends may call at the 10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. visitation.  It will precede a noon memorial service conducted by Stacey Tate, Minister of Friedens United Church of Christ.  Ryan Burge of the First Baptist Church of Mt. Vernon will conduct the graveside prayers at Oakwood Cemetery and at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Persons wishing to send memorial donations, please do not!  Send flowers instead!  Maxine loved fresh flowers, with cut flowers frequently adorning her home.  Her favorite colors were peach, orange, and green.  She detested carnations.

Cards and condolences to the family may mailed in care of Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864 or sent online by visiting for further information.  You may call Hughey Funeral Home at (618)242-3348 or visit the website for more information.