Gertrude R. Fenton
April 2, 1921 ~ August 17, 2014
Gertrude Rosetta Fenton, 93 of Mt. Olive passed away at 5:45 PM on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at the home of her daughter in Litchfield.
She was born on April 2, 1921 in Tennessee the daughter of John Louis and Sarah Rosetta (Himes) Huddleston. She married Forrest Bailey Fenton on June 25, 1938 at Hillsboro; he preceded her in death on January 19, 2006. Her parents; Son, James W. Fenton and a brother, John L. Huddleston also preceded her in death.
Gertrude was a member of Walshville Baptist Church. She and her husband lived in Prescott, AZ for many years where she worked at Fort Wipple VA Hospital. She also was a nurse's aid at Hillsboro Area Hospital for many years.
Survivors include: Daughters, Joy Acklin of Litchfield, IL and Patsy (husband, Jesse) Martin of Newburg, MO; Sons, Lee (wife, Kim) Fenton of Hillsboro, IL and Charles "Chuck" (wife, Denise) Fenton of Mt. Olive, IL; 20 Grandchildren; Many Great Grandchildren and Great Great Grandchildren; Brother, Woodrow Huddleston of Largo, FL.
Private family graveside burial will be held on Thursday at Sunnyside Cemetery in Sorento.
Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento is in charge of arrangements.