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Huddleston, Frances Tash Rutledge (1893-1967)


Posted By: Debbie Greenfield (email)
Date: 10/19/2017 at 11:44:25

Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, Iowa, Tuesday, September 5, 1967

Mrs. Frances F. Huddleston, 74, longtime resident of the Webster City community, died Sunday morning at the Hamilton County hospital following a long illness.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Greenfield Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Bernard Olson of Eagle Grove officiating. Burial will be in Graceland cemetery.

Frances Folsom Tash was born at Pekin, Ind., on March 2, 1893, the daughter of Lewis Benton and Elva Couble Tash. She was reared and educated in that locality and attended college at Danville, Ind. She engaged in teaching there until she came to Iowa where she also taught school.

She was married to Charles C. Rutledge May 15, 1919, and they farmed south of Webster City until Mr. Rutledge's health failed and they moved into Webster City where Mr. Rutledge died in 1953.

She was united in marriage in 1955 to Shad Huddleston and they resided on a farm south of Webster City until his death August 18, 1961, when she moved back to her home at 1111 Prospect St., Webster City.

She is survived by four stepchildren, Mrs. Cora Weir of Clarion, Robert L. Huddleston of Williams, Mrs. Donald Bradshaw of Long Beach, Calif., and Dr. Richard Huddleston, Elgin, Ill.; one sister, Mrs. Bessie Brim, Webster City, two brothers, Raymond R. Tash of Salem, Ind., and Jesse L. Tash of Pekin, Ind.; several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Huddleston had been an active member of the Methodist church since she was 16 years old and had held different offices in the Women's Society of Christian Service.

[NOTE - the headstone at the cemetery says Huddlestun]


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