ANNETTE MARIE HUDGINS WILLINGHAM, 68, of Paris, passed from this life Tuesday March 6, 2012 at Paris Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday March 9, 2012 in the chapel of Starrett Funeral Home, with Rev. Tiny Freelen officiating. Interment will follow in the West Post Oak Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Willingham was born September 27, 1943 in San Diego, California, a daughter of Robert Lee and Edith Rosella Scott Hudgins. She spent her life as a homemaker, caring for her family.
She married Geraldeen Willingham on October 5, 1956 in Dallas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a granddaughter, Carol Marie Willingham, a grandson, William Dee Willingham, Jr., and a sister, Carol Ann Scott.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; four sons, William Dee Willingham and wife Kay, of Sumner, Michael Dee Willingham, of Alba, Richard Doyle Willingham and wife Melissa, of Paris and Geral Dee Willingham and wife Shere', of Paris; two daughters, Elizabeth Rosella Willingham, of Tuscon, Arizona and Lanette Rena' Brunner, of Missouri; fourteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two aunts, Betty Scott, of Dallas and Doris Scott, of Alabama; and several cousins.