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Virgil Huffstutler

Virgil Huffstutler, 82, of Route 4, formerly of Bonnie and late of Astor, Fla., 
died 11:20 a.m. July 1, 1994, at Florida Hospital-Waterman in Eustis, Fla.

He was born June 8, 1912, in Hamilton County, a son of Clarence William and 
Effie (Kelley) Huffstutler.  On April 2, 1933, in West Frankfort, he married 
Vera Violet Ferguson, who died March 25, 1984.  July 13, 1985, he then married 
Thelma E. Wilson, who survives.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Hughey Funeral home with the Rev. David Mays officiating.  
Burial will be Black Oak Ridge Cemetery near Bluford.
Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Huffstutler is survived by a daughter, Linda Newell and 
husband Albert of Mt. Vernon; a son, Loren Dean Huffstutler and wife Joann of Astor, Fla.; 
five grandchildren, Sonja Mellott of Mt. Vernon, Carol Ann Barngrover and husband Rod of 
Astor, Fla., Mike Huffstutler and wife Kandice of Seville, Fla., Pam Curry and husband Terry 
of Newsmyra, Fla., and April Huffstutler, of Astor, Fla.; five great-grandchildren; five 
stepsons, Larry Lyday and wife Toni of Chicago, Richard Wayne Hefner and Kathy of Mt. Vernon, 
Garry L. Hefner and wife Glenda, Leonard G. Hefner and wife Jane, and Gale E. Hefner and wife 
Kathy, all of Opdyke; a stepdaughter, Norma Trout of Mt. Vernon; 19 step grandchildren; six 
step great-grandchildren; a sister Juanita Hunter of Danville; two sisters-in-law, Neva Huffstutler 
of Alton and Winnie Reese of Oakhurst, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Huffstutler was a deacon and member of the Pleasant Grove Church of God for more than 50 
years and was also a Sunday school treacher for many years.

In addition to his first wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, and infant daughter and 
two brothers.


Source: Mt. Vernon Register News 
Date: July 2, 1994
Submitted by: Rosemary Newell Atkins





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