Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Ethel Charleen Huffhines, 83, of Crane, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, in Ozark Mountain Regional Health-care Center, Crane.

She was born March 20, 1928, in Cape Fair, the daughter of Willard and Hettie (Carney) Seitz. On June 23, 1946, in Ormsby County, Nev., she was united in marriage to Howard Huffhines, who preceded her in death on Sept. 24, 1986. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, Jack and Joe Seitz; and two sisters, Noma Carney and Nona (Judy) Swearingen.

She retired from the Department of Motor Vehicle in Sacramento, Calif. She moved with her husband, Howard, to a farm in Barry County that was originally homesteaded by her grandfather, Henry Carney. She was a member of Wheelerville Christian Union Church.

Funeral services were held Saturday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Leon Hughes conducted the services. Burial was at Carney Cemetery, Jenkins.

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