Edith Marie Huddleston, 89, of Sparta, IL; born on September 17, 1932 in Campbell Hill, IL; passed away on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at the Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.
Edith was in a Pinochle Cards Club with her friends, and she loved spending time in her garden taking care of different flowers. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sparta and would spend many hours helping at funeral dinners for families. Edith was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary at the Sparta Community Hospital. She volunteered to help maintain the flower and gift shop at the hospital while being a member of the Ladies Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her husband – Robert Huddleston who passed away in 2002; parents – Edwin and Alma (Gerberding) Misselhorn; brothers – Norman, Elmar and Clarence Misselhorn; sister – Dorine (Ray) Schnare.
Edith is survived by six children – Michael Lee Huddleston of Sparta, IL, Nila Jean (Robert) Orr of Sparta, IL, Keefe Ray (Jan) Huddleston of Sparta, IL, Timothy Patrick (Carol) Huddleston of Sparta, IL, Eric Vernell (Elizabeth McElveen) of Evansville, IL, and Robert Brett (Sheri) Huddleston of Evansville, IL; twelve grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; one sister – Ruth Ann (Dean) Kessel of Dongola, IL;
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Sparta First United Methodist Church.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.heilschuessler.com.
Family and friends may attend the visitation at the First United Methodist Church in Sparta, IL on Friday, February 25, 2022 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, February 26, 2022 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Randy McGeehon officiating. Interment will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Campbell Hill, IL.
Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements