• "A very wonderful lady has left us. She will be missed..."
    - Pat Huddleston
  • - Tamra Huddleston
  • "We were very blessed knowing this beautiful and wonderful..."
    - Richard Sandoval

Huddleston September 7, 1926 - October 30, 2013 GRACEMONT Illene (Ratliff) Huddleston, 87, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, was called home by the Lord on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, in Chickasha, Oklahoma. Illene was born September 7, 1926 in McLean, Texas to James "Jim" and Avo (Beesley) Ratliff. She spent her youth in the Spring Creek and Gracemont area. She married Jennings Huddleston in January 1944. They lived in the Gracemont area for 20 years and then moved to Mustang where she began working for HUD. (Housing Urban Development) She retired in 1986 after 22 years of dedicated service to be a caregiver to her husband, who was wounded in World War II. She was a loving homemaker and considered her husband, sons, grandchildren and great grandchildren her greatest joy and accomplishment. Illene was a faithful member of the Church of Christ in Gracemont. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, November 2, 2013, at the Church of Christ in Gracemont, Oklahoma with Donnie Huddleston, officiating. Burial will follow in the Gracemont Cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Anadarko, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at
Funeral Home
Smith Funeral Home - Anadarko
301 W Oklahoma Avenue  Anadarko, OK 73005
(405) 247-3701
Published in The Oklahoman on Nov. 1, 2013
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