Myrt Lynne Arthurs, 72, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 10:08 A.M. August 23, 2019 at her home with her family and dear friends surrounding her. She was born October 7, 1946 in Saint Louis, Missouri to the late David and Hettie (Hungate) Arthurs.
Myrt is survived by her daughters, Lynne Hampton of Mount Vernon, Illinois and Holly Murphy of Ina, Illinois; granddaughters, Ava Hampton and Hannah Hampton, both of Mount Vernon; and grandson, Nicholas Murphy of Ina, Illinois.
Myrt worked for many years in the special education office for Franklin and Jefferson Counties. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her three grandchildren. Myrt was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
A Visitation will be held Monday, August 26, 2019 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Hughey Funeral Home with Deborah Pollex officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Memorials may be made in Myrt’s honor to the Siteman Cancer Center in Saint Louis, Missouri.