Marsha Hughes


Share
Posted Online: March 12, 2013, 4:36 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Marsha I. Hughes, 63, of Florence, Ariz., formerly of Moline, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at her home in Arizona.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 14, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Erie. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. with a rosary at 7:30 p.m. today at Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, Erie. Burial will be at the Kingsbury Cemetery, Erie. Memorials may be made to a humane society of the donor's choice.
Marsha Irene Hunt was born March 15, 1949, in Moline, the daughter of Marvin and Irene Hunt. She married Robert White in 1972; they later divorced. In 1996, Marsha married John Hughes in Coal Valley.
She was employed as a caseworker for the state of Illinois, retiring in 2011. She enjoyed shopping, camping and most of all, time with her grandkids.
Marsha is survived by her husband, John Hughes, Florence; children (and their spouses), Adam (Jenny) White, Muscatine, Iowa, Allison (Mark) Demeulemeester, Port Byron, Jamie (Jennifer) White, Morrison; brother, Charles (Karen) Hunt, North Carolina; grandchildren, Andrew Demeulemeester, Rachel, Owen, Evan, Avery and Zachary White. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, and a grandson Adam White Jr.
Share a memory or condolence at gibsonbodefh.com.












 




Local events heading








  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




(More History)