Rhonda Mae Compton-Flannigan, 66, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 2:24 pm October 11, 2021 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon.
She was born February 11, 1955 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Kenneth and Noma (Richardson) Compton. Rhonda married Donald Flannigan in 1999.In addition to her beloved husband, Rhonda is survived by her brother, Vint Compton and wife, Kelly of Mount Vernon, Illinois and several nieces and nephews.In addition to her parents, Rhonda was preceded in death by her sister, Debra James and grandparents. Rhonda had her private pilot certification, two years drafting on mechanics, Wilton’s School of Cake Decorating certificate, and was a tutor for the Rend Lake College Literacy Program.
She was a member of the Illinois State Notary Association for eighteen years, Board of Directors for Crossroads Credit Union for four years, Business and Professional Person Association for six years, and Secretary on the Sweet Corn and Watermelon Festival Committee for two years.
A Visitation will be held Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will be held Friday, October 15, 2021 at 10:00 am at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Tim Reynolds officiating. Interment will follow at Flint-Belle Rive Cemetery in Belle Rive, Illinois. Memorials may be made in Rhonda’s honor to Jefferson County Animal Shelter.Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.