MILDRED HUDGENS (LINDSEY) (1920-2008)

MILDRED HUDGENS, (HARVEY7 HUDGENS,WILLIAM T.6, THOMAS BENTON5, WILLIAM LEWIS4, JAMES3, JAMES2, ROBERT1)b. 10 June 1920 Union County Illinois; d. 26 May 2008 Marion Illinois;

m. CARL LINDSEY (died 1987).

Mildred J. Lindsey

Mildred J. Lindsey

GOREVILLE-Mildred J. Linsdsey, 87, of Goreville passed away at 10:08 AM, Monday, May 26, 2008 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, May 29, 2008 at Mt. Hebron Church in Goreville with Reverend Kevin McNeely and Reverend Wade Pritchett officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at the Blue Funeral Home in Goreville. Burial will be at Mt. Hebron Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Mt. Hebron Cemetery Fund; envelopes will be available at the funeral home and the church or may be sent c/o Blue Funeral Home, PO Box 411, Marion, IL 62959.

Mrs. Lindsey was born June 10, 1920 in Union County, Illinois to Harvey and Lona (Stokes) Hudgens. She married Carl Lindsey on May 22, 1946 in Osceola, Arkansas; he preceded her in death on August 8, 1987.

Survivors include her children, Jerry and Angie Lindsey of Goreville, Jimmy and Caryl Lindsey of Christopher, Jody and Kenny Swisher of Goreville and John and Lottie Lindsey of Goreville; grandchildren, Tammy and Todd Brenningmeyer, Mary and Arric Ploch; step-grandchildren, Lanette Bailey, Kenny Wayne Swisher, Jr., Rachel and Billy Thomas, Jonnah and Kyle Rix and Andy Hansman; great grandchildren, Maya and Logan Brenningmeyer, Zackary and Madison Ploch; step-great grandchildren, Gunner, Karson, Tanner, Austin, Will, Tori, Libby and Kyson; sisters, Vivian Escue of Marion, Athleen Lingle of Johnston City, Geneva Hudgens of Marion, Flodene Uhls of St. Paul, Minnesota and Ruth Nation of Marion; and brother, Carl Hudgens of Marion.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; brother, Leon Hudgens; infant brother, Douglas Hudgens; and sister, Deloras Henderson.

Mrs. Lindsey attended Mt. Hebron Church. She enjoyed gardening, raising flowers, tending to her chickens, bird watching and reading. She loved her family and enjoyed every minute she spent with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her favorite scripture was the 91st Psalm and she read it daily.

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