|Rebecca "Sue" Huddleston, 81, of Galesburg died at 6:35 a.m. Friday, November 30, 2012 in OSF St. Francis Medical Center Peoria.
She was born March 8, 1931 in Nortonville, Ky., the daughter of Frank Edward and Lemiza Gertrude Smith Lester. She married Clifton Huddleston on September 15, 1948 in Hopkinsville, Ky. He preceded her in death on June 11, 2008.
She is survived by her son, Greg Huddleston of Galesburg; her two daughters, Rhonda (Luis) Mejia of Kingsville, Texas and Terri (Brent) Mink of Gibson City, Ill.; four sisters-in-law, Sarah Day, Faye Key and Gay Nell Matheny, all of Madisonville, Ky. and Margaret Church of Galesburg; her sister, Linda Faye Bailey of Madisonville, Ky.; five grandchildren, Brett Mejia, Ryan Soderquist, Cory Huddleston, and Erin and Nick Mink; and two great grandchildren, Daniel Michael and Abigail Josephine Huddleston. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and two sisters, Minnie Magdeline Stevenson and Martee Lou Koewn.
Rebecca was a homemaker and graduated from high school in 1948 in Hanson, Ky. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. Ron Scarlett will officiate. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday evening at the chapel. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.