Mildred Florence (Huggins) Siburt, 95, of Moundsville, W.Va., passed away at her home on Thursday, July 7, 2016, surrounded by her family.
Mildred was born in Wetzel County on February 24, 1921, the daughter of the late Andy C. and Daisy Bell (Postlewait) Huggins. She was a member of the Limestone Presbyterian Church; a former Dutchmaid Clothing demonstrator; a former employee of the State Food Stores in Moundsville and McMechen; and was active member of the Limestone Senior Citizens.
Mildred was also a former radio performer. She first performed with Big Slim and as “Sue” in the “Red and Sue Program” on WMOD Radio, before moving on to be a radio performer with WWVA Radio.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Elmer Siburt; and four brothers, Edward, William, Robert and Earl Huggins.
Mildred is survived by her daughter, Carolyn (Raymond) Franklin of Moundsville; her son, James (Margaret) Siburt of Moundsville; five grandchildren, Jacquelyn (Martin) Shunk of Powhatan Point, Ohio, James E. (Audra) Siburt of Columbia, Pa., David E. Franklin of Moundsville, Richard A. (Paula) Siburt of Cameron, W.Va. and Benjamin L. (Andrea) Siburt of Powhatan Point; seven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 2-8 pm, Sunday, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, where funeral services will be held at 11 am, Monday, July 11, 2016, with the Rev. Larry Kline officiating. Interment will follow in Halcyon Hills Memorial Park, Sherrard, W.Va.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Limestone Presbyterian Church, 5704 Waynesburg Pike, Moundsville WV 26041, or online at www.TMCfunding.com. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.
Such a sweet, dear lady with a wonderful, loving family. I know she will be missed and send my sincerest condolences.
Carolyn,Jim and family; We are so sorry for your loss.Our sincerest condolences. Mildred was a sweet lady.
, Greg McDonald and family.
We are sure all the memories you have of Mildred will comfort you.
Our sympathies to the family.
So sorry to learn of your moms passing. Always one of my favorite people from the ridge. She always knew me when I would see you guys out. Oh, the memories you all have, with the memories she will never be forgotten. Hold everyone close to your heart. Love and prayers during this difficult time
Peggy Crow Richmond
Carolyn and Jim – – Our prayers are with you and your family. We remember all of you fondly.
-Betty and JR Sellers and June Sellers Stewart
so sorry Dave for your loss of your grandmother
My sympathys sent to you-its very hard to lose a loved one. I remember listening to her on the radio-She was a cousin & my sister Waneta’s sister-in-law.She gave me the family geneology a few years ago. A great lady and nice to everyone she met. You were blessed to have her for so many years but they are never enough.
Carolyn and Jim, so sorry for your loss,much love being sent.Your Mom was one special lady in my heart,the memories of her will always remain in my heart . Prayers to all the family.
What a wonderful lady she was! My greatest sympathy to the family. You are in my thoughts and prayers
I will always remember this very special woman who made such a great impact in my life, she was always so very kind to me, everyone who met Mildred couldn’t help but to fall in love with her. You will be greatly missed by many Grandma.