Mary Huckleby

Mary Huckleby

HOOPESTON – Mary Martha Dean Huckleby, 91, of Hoopeston passed away at 9:10 a.m. Monday (Nov. 19, 2012) at Heritage Health Care in Hoopeston.

She was born Jan. 1, 1921, in Marrowbone, Ky., a daughter of George Alfred and Mary Elizabeth Anderson Dean. She married Robert Edward Huckleby on Jan. 7, 1935, in Marrowbone, Ky. He preceded her in death on March 3, 1991.

She is survived by four children, Dorothy Allison of Hoopeston, Margaret (Terry) Clark of Milford, Terry (Violetta) Huckleby of Milford and Sheila (George) Fix of Hoopeston; two sisters, Lucille Scott of Burkesville, Ky., and Nettie Kelenhofer of Hoopeston; 29 grandchildren; 69 great-grandchildren; 28 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by four brothers, two sisters, six sons, two daughters, a grandson and a great-grandson.

Mary attended the West Side Church of the Nazarene in Hoopeston.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Brown-Alkire Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Milton and Pastor Micah Mobley officiating. Burial will be in Floral Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.