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Hilda M. Huston

Hilda M. Huston, 89, of Mt. Vernon died 4:25 p.m. April 23, 2005, 
at Jeffersonian Care Center in Mt. Vernon. She was a teller at 
Security Bank and Trust, where she retired from in 1978. 

Mrs. Huston was born Dec. 23, 1915, in Mt. Vernon to Charles and 
Cora (Harlow) Bayne. She married S. Russell Huston May 1, 1937, in 
Mt. Vernon; he preceded her in death Jan. 18, 2005. 

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hughey Funeral Home 
in Mt. Vernon. The Revs. Dennis Manley and Gene Auxier will officiate. 
Burial will follow at East Salem Cemetery in rural Jefferson County. 
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Hughey Funeral Home in 
Mt. Vernon. Mrs. Huston is survived by a daughter, B.J. Snyder and 
husband Richard of Mt. Vernon; two grandchildren, Staci Snyder of 
Woodlawn and Scott Snyder and wife Rachel of Mt. Vernon; and four 
great-grandchildren, Haley N. Snyder of Woodlawn, Amber Nelson of 
Woodlawn, Connor Snyder of Mt. Vernon and Emma Snyder of Mt. Vernon. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother and 
two sisters. 

Mrs. Huston was always active in civic affairs. She was a past president 
of the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Mt. Vernon, was treasurer 
of the Jefferson Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, served on the Chamber of 
Commerce Board from 1962 to 1963, was financial secretary for 23 years and 
served as clerk for 15 years at East Salem Church, was secretary of the 
Mt. Vernon Republican Women and attended Clear View Baptist Church in 
Mt. Vernon. 

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society 
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 in Mt. Vernon, where you may call 242-3348 
for further information. 

Date: 26 Apr 2005
Source: Register-News
Submitted by:  Robert W. Loman

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