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Floye Berneda "Flo" Conklin Hughes
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Birth: Aug. 25, 1922
Kilbourne
Mason County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 2006
Havana
Mason County
Illinois, USA

KILBOURNE, IL - Floye Berneda (Conklin) Hughes, 84, of Kilbourne, IL passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2006, at Havana Healthcare Center in Havana after an extended illness.

Mrs. Hughes was born in Kilbourne to Leslie Ray "Skim" Conklin and Flossie Charlotte (Ade) Conklin on August 25, 1922. She married Otis Wayne Hughes on July 31, 1941. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1977 and a son, Russell Eugene Hughes in 2000.

Floye was village clerk of Kilbourne for 35-plus years and had been a short-order cook at The Poplar Inn and Shirley's Diner, both in Kilbourne.

She was an active member of the Kilbourne Baptist Church serving in the Dorcas Circle and the Missionary Society prior to her illness, after which she resided for 14 years at Havana Healthcare Center.

Mrs. Hughes is survived by five children, Jeanette (Richard) McCaulley of East Peoria, IL; Charles (Linda) Hughes of Morton, IL; Danny (Cheryl) Hughes of Kilbourne, IL; Vivian (Jim) Freeman of Kilbourne, IL, and Kathleen (Bill) Hahn of Bath, IL.

She is survived by ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. Also surviving are two brothers, Lloyd (Lora) Conklin of Havana, IL, and James (Donna) Conklin of Petersburg, IL; and four sisters, Evelyn Williamson of West Allis, WI, Nina Patrick of Bath, IL, Daisy Emmons of Alton, IL, and Patsy Kramer of Bloomington, IL.

She was preceded in death by three sisters and four brothers.

Her funeral service was held at Kilbourne Baptist Church, conducted by her faithful Pastor, David Byrd.

Six grandsons - Dan Gilmore, Eric Hughes, Nathanael Hughes, Adam Hughes, Matthew Freeman, and Michael Freeman and two great-grandsons - Brandon Long and Vinnie Fuller, served as her casketbearers. She would have been very proud of them.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Leslie Ray Conklin (1892 - 1960)
  Flossie Charlotte Ade Conklin (1892 - 1971)
 
 Spouse:
  Otis Wayne Hughes (1917 - 1977)
 
 Children:
  Russell Eugene Hughes (1948 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Blanche Margaret Conklin Wahlfeld (1910 - 1996)*
  Evelyn Mae Conklin Williamson (1911 - 2012)*
  Raymond Coridon Conklin (1913 - 1991)*
  Winifred Elinor Conklin Conklin (1916 - 1975)*
  Lloyd Edward Conklin (1918 - 2007)*
  Nina Fae Conklin Patrick (1920 - 2010)*
  Floye Berneda Conklin Hughes (1922 - 2006)
  Homer J. Conklin (1923 - 1999)*
  Daisy Maxine Conklin Emmons (1925 - 2014)*
  June Eileen Conklin Emmons (1926 - 2005)*
  Harold Alva Conklin (1927 - 1976)*
  Donald Wayne Conklin (1930 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
IN LOVING MEMORY

 
Burial:
Kilbourne Cemetery
Kilbourne
Mason County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Feb 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18006991
Floye Berneda Flo <i>Conklin</i> Hughes
Added by: Jeanette
 
Floye Berneda Flo <i>Conklin</i> Hughes
Added by: Jeanette
 
Floye Berneda Flo <i>Conklin</i> Hughes
Added by: Jeanette
 
 
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- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Feb. 2, 2015
Happy Birthday, Mom. Love you.
- Jeanette
 Added: Aug. 25, 2011
God Bless You. You would be very proud of your daughter, Jeanette, as she does such a wonderful job in recording lasting memorials of lost loved ones. Until we all meet in heaven....
- Bonnie Koke
 Added: Dec. 3, 2010
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