Donald Lee Huston
Donald Lee Huston, 55, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 3:27 p.m. Sunday,
June I, 2008, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
He was born in Jefferson County on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1953, a son of
James Albert "Jim" and Maxine Shirley (Garrison) Huston. He married
Mary Lou Fitzjarrald on Sept. 16, 2000 in Mt. Vernon.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral
Home in Mt. Vernon with Brother Richard Mays officiating.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the
Donald is survived by his wife, Mary Huston of Mt. Vernon; three
daughters, Amanda Burris and husband Craig of Belle Rive, April Burns
of Mt. Vernon and Angela Bums of Mt. Vernon; two brothers, Elmer Ray
Huston of Tennessee and James Albert Huston of Florida; three sisters,
Shirley Jean Flanagan and husband Danny of Walnut Hill, Penny Huston of
Florida and Irish Allison and special friend Jeff Miller of Mt. Vernon;
inlaws, Don and Carolyn Fitzjarrald of Benton; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents and one son, Wesley Albert Huston preceded him in death.
Donald was a machinist and supervisor for Lay's Mining Service, Inc. for 26
years and was a member of Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Huston Children Education Fund
and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home,
P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you
may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhomel969.com for further information
Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2008
Submitted by: Cindy Ford