VIVIAN HUDGENS,(HARVEY7 HUDGENS,WILLIAM T.6, THOMAS BENTON5, WILLIAM LEWIS4, JAMES3, JAMES2, ROBERT1) b. December 6, 1916 Union County Illinois; d. 17 May 2011 Herrin, Ill;

m. HOMER LEON ESCUE (1915-1990) Son of William Fred Escue (1892-1967).


Marion, Ill. —

Vivian Escue, 94 of Marion, passed away at 1:15 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at Herrin Rehab and Nursing.

Services will be Friday, May 20, 2011 starting at 9 a.m. at Blue Funeral Home in Marion; Reverend Jerry Schell and Reverend Jim Jackson will officiate. Burial will take place in Friendship Cemetery in Goreville following the service. Memorial donations are suggested to Hospice of Southern Illinois; envelopes are available at the funeral home or may be sent C/O Blue Funeral Home, P.O. Box 411, Marion, IL, 62959.

Vivian was born on December 6, 1916 in Union County to Harvey and Lona (Stokes) Hudgens. She married Homer L. Escue in McKinney Chapel; he preceded her on April 28, 1990.

She is survived by her son, Donald L. Escue; grandchildren, Robert and Jo Ann Craig of Bay Minette, Ala., Gilbert and Brenda Craig of Marion, Kim and Larry Vaughn of Goreville, Robin and Theresa Escue of Rosiclare, Tonya and Jim Sears of Charleston, Linda and Gary Brush of Vienna, Gayla Escue of Marion, Christy Germann of Iuka, Miss., and Angie and Randy Cerney of Jonesboro; nine great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one brother and thre sisters.
Vivian was preceded by her parents; husband; sons, Orville and Bob Escue; daughter, Betty Craig, one brother and three sisters.

She was a member of Friendship General Baptist Church and had recently begun attending Lone Oak Church. She was a retired switchboard operator from Elgin Mental Health Center. Vivian loved to read and grow flowers. She made quilts and crocheted. She loved all of her family and especially enjoyed cooking for them. Vivian loved and served the Lord for many years.

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