January 26, 2011 Leave a comment
ETHEL ORPHA HUDGENS,(WILLIAM T.6 HUDGENS THOMAS BENTON5, WILLIAM LEWIS4, JAMES3, JAMES2, ROBERT1) b. 18 Mar 1900, Illinois died 1 Feb 1999 Elgin Illinois;
Children of Ethel Orpha HUDGENS and Nahmon MCALPIN are:
i. IMOGENE MCALPHIN
ii. LIVING MCALPHIN she married Hubert JOHNSON
iii. LIVING MCALPHIN she married Roger QUANDT
m. NAMON MCALPHIN 18 May 1920
Obit Marion IL
Ethel Orpha McAlpin SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Ethel Orpha McAlpin, 98, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999, in the Rosewood Care Center in Elgin. She was born March 18, 1900 in Williamson County. She was the daughter of William T. and Roseilia (Benedict) Hudgens. She married Nahmon McAlpim on May 18, 1920, in Paducah, KY. She was a resident of Marion for over 10 years following the retirement of her late husband, Nahmon McAlpin. Mrs. McAlpin was a resident of Elgin most of her life. Surviving are three daughters and two sons-in-law, Imogene Dubley of Carpentersville, Nadene and Hubert Johnson of Selisbry, NC. and Charlotte and Roger Quandt of Elgin; 24 grandchildren, 55 great-grandchildren, many great-great-grandchildren; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Stanley Hudgens of Marion, Paul and Ethel Hudgens of Elgin, and Wayne and Imogene Hudgens of Marion. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, Nahmon and Glen McAlpin; one daughter in infancy, three brothers, Floyd, Harvey and Albert Hudgens, and three sisters, Nellie Lindsey, Maida Goddard and Minnie Popham. Services will be at 11:00 am Friday at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Gardens in Energy.
MINNIE BELL HUDGENS, (WILLIAM T.5,THOMAS BENTON4, WILLIAM LEWIS3, JAMES2, JAMES1,)
b. 31 Oct 1903, Illinois died 9 Jul 1987;
m. LYLE POPHAM
HIDE-A-WAY FARM : Author-Earline McEvers
, HERRIN, ILLINOIS
I’VE JUST BEEN TO HIDE-A-WAY FARMA RUSTIC PLACE, SO FULL OF CHARM.THE HOUSE CAN’T BE SEEN FROM OVER THE HILLAND EVERYTHING SEEMS SO PEACEFUL AND STILLBUT WHEN YOU REACH THE TOP OF THE RISEA RIOT OF COLOR MEETS YOUR EYES.THE HOUSE IS THE OYSTER, MINNIE’S THE PEARL.SHE’S JUST A REAL LIVE NATURE GIRL.FLOWERS ARE BLOOMING ALL OVER THE PLACEAND THERE’S MINNIE, A SMILE ON HER FACE.HER PEPPER TALK KEEPS YOU SPELLBOUND FOR HOURS,AS YOU WANDER AROUND AND TALK ABOUT FLOWERS.AND WHEN THE OLD CLOCK THAT SHE KEEPS ON THE SHELF,STARTS STRIKING “IT’S NOON” THEN YOU SAY TO YOURSELF–“WHERE HAS THE TIME GONE,–I’VE BEEN HERE TO LONG.MY HUNGRY HUSBAND WILL THINK SOMETHING’S WRONG!”SO YOU TAKE YOUR LEAVE, FEELING RESTED AND WARM,WHAT A DELIGHT——HIDE-A-WAY FARM!