Emma “Jo” Fryar, age 91, of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, passed into Heaven at 3:00 PM on November 11, 2020 at her home.
Emma was born March 20, 1929 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, daughter of George M. McCoy and Gladys E. (Clark) McCoy. On April 6, 1947 in Jefferson County she married Ben George Fryar. He preceded her in death August 6, 2001.
A Private Graveside Service will be held. Interment will take place at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois. Memorials may be made in Emma’s honor to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter or to Casey Avenue Baptist Church.
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.