Vera Lou (Jones) Huddleston

Born: Sat., Jun. 26, 1937
Died: Sat., Feb. 27, 2016


11:30 AM to 1:00 PM, Fri., Mar. 04, 2016
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Celebration of Life

1:00 PM Fri., Mar. 04, 2016
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Vera L. Huddleston, 78, Yale, IL passed away Saturday February 27, 2016 at Ridgeview Care Center, Oblong, IL.

Born in Willow Hill, IL on June 26, 1937, she was the daughter of Otto Wilbert Jones and Anna Virginia (Hornbaker) Jones. On May 21, 1955 she married Bobby Dean Huddleston and he preceded her in death on August 6, 2001.

Vera worked at the Ettlebrick Shoe  Factory, Casey, IL; was an Avon sales representative for several years; worked at the Yale grocery for three years; was a waitress at the 49er in Yale, IL as well as a homemaker. She was a member of the Newton Community High School Class of 1955; member of the Willow Hill United Methodist Church and Grandville Home Extension of Yale, IL for many years. She enjoyed Dot painting, gardening, canning and mowing and loved being the babysitter for her grandchildren.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law Mike and Kathy Huddleston, Yale, IL; Eddie and Denise Huddleston, Oblong, IL; daughter and son-in-law Connie and Doug Loehr, Saratoga Springs, UT; eight grandchildren Steve Richardson, Casey, IL; Brandy Koenig, Champaign, IL; Lori Guerrettaz, Yale, IL; Nic and Megan Huddleston, Yale, IL; Travis and Britni Huddleston, Willow Hill, IL; Levi and Hilary Huddleston, Oblong, IL; Chelsea Marchand, Melbourne, FL and Amber Loehr, Saratoga Springs, UT; fifteen great-grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law Don and Peggy Jones, San Diego, CA along with several nieces and nephews and loving care givers.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband; two brothers Bob and Wendel Jones and three sisters Ada Mae Moran, Thelma Hickey and Rachel Jones.

Celebration of Vera’s Life Service will be held at 1:00 PM Friday March 4, 2016 at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL with Bro. Phil Boyd officiating. Burial will follow next to her husband in Yale Cemetery, Yale, IL. Visitation will be from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the funeral home immediately preceding the celebration service.

The family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the American Heart Association with envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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Paula Sharum
   Posted Tue March 01, 2016
Eddie: I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. You and Denise are in my thoughts and prayers. if I could be there I would. I will be thinking of you and your family.

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