HOSCHTON – Mary O. Huckleberry, 86, died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, following an extended illness.
She was a native of Newhall, W.Va., and had lived in the Atlanta area for the past 50 years. She was a member of the Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church, and was a veteran of the United States Army, where she served as a nurse.
Survivors include children and spouses, Charles J. Huckleberry Jr. and Beth, Tucker, Elaine Huckleberry, Birmingham, Ala., and Paul and Lisa Huckleberry, Hoschton; grandchildren, Jenny Burge, Amy Vickrey, Zachary Huckleberry and Reid Huckleberry; great-grandchildren, Lydia Burge, Bill Burge, Libby Vickrey and Collin Vickrey; sisters and brother-in-law, June Christian, Va., Carole Burress, Ohio, Violet and Claude Hampton, Kansas; brothers and sisters-in-law, Victor and Betty Ann Christian, Tennessee, Philip and Kay Christian, North Carolina; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, March 21, at 1 p.m., at Melwood Cemetery in Stone Mountain with the Rev. Don Wade officiating. The family will receive friends Friday, March 20, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions to Compassionate Hospice Foundation, 2565 Thompson Bridge Rd., Gainesville, GA 30501.
Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, Buford, is in charge of arrangements.