CORA ELLEN6 FOSTER (NANCY ELLEN5 HUDGENS, JAMES SAMUEL4, WILLIAM LEWIS3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born 14 Jan 1898 in New Burnside Johnson Co.IL, and died 10 Feb 1977 in Kankakee IL.

She married ROBERT AUGUSTA HUDGENS 08 Sep 1924 in Buncomb IL, son of HIRAM HUDGENS and EMMA MIGHELL.  He was born 24 Sep 1897 in Goreville Johnson Co.IL, and died Jul 1984 in Le Roy, Mclean, IL.


i.    AUGUSTA ANNE7 HUDGENS, b. 28 Oct 1925, Goreville Johnson Co.IL died 21 Jun 2006 Kankakee, IL; m. HARRY VOSS.

ii.    MARJUNE MIDGE HUDGENS, b. 02 Sep 1928, Goreville Johnson Co.IL; d. 15 Feb 2001, Sullivan Illinois; m. CARL DONALD FARRIS, 1947, Kankakee IL; d. 1990.


Midge Farris

SULLIVAN – Midge Farris, 72, of Sullivan, died at 9 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 15, 2001) at her home. The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Reed Funeral Home, Sullivan, with Pastor Dave Starr officiating. Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.She was born Sept. 2, 1928, in Goreville, the daughter of Robert A. and Cora E. Foster Hudgens. She married Don Farris in 1947; he died in 1990.Surviving are three sons, Dave Farris of Arthur, and Doug and Rob Farris, both of Sullivan; one daughter, Nancy Giovanini of Pontiac; one sister, Augusta Voss of Melbourne, Fla.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.She was also preceded in death by one infant son.Mrs. Farris was a former classified and circulation manager for the Moultrie County News (now News-Progress) and bookkeeper for Al’s Toyville, both of Sullivan. She was a former Girl Scout Troop No. 37 leader and former Water Safety chairwoman for Moultrie County Chapter of the American Red Cross. She participated in organizing celebrations for Moultrie County’s 125th anniversary and the county’s Illinois Sesquicentennial in 1968.Memorials may be made to Sullivan Fire and Ambulance Service or Faith Fellowship Church, Melbourne, Fla.


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