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Mrs. Florence E. Bone

FARMINGTON – Mrs. Florence E. Bone, 89, passed away, Dec. 17, 2005, at Mineral Area Regional Medical Center, Farmington. Florence was born on April 8, 1916, in Farmington, & was the daughter of George W. Hutchinson & Clanzia ‘Voil’ Hutchinson. Also preceding-in-death were: her husband, John Melvin Bone (1984); 1 daughter, Barbara Rae Blevins (1997); 1 Sister, Myrtle Leona Hutchinson & 3 Brothers: William; Elmer & Millard Hutchinson.

Florence was: * a retired Farmington RVII Elementary Teacher & School Board member for 9 years; * a Delassus Baptist Church Charter Member & Sunday School Teacher; * member of: * the Extension Club; * West End Gang; * WMU: * former member, Farmington BPW Club; * Eastern Star; * CTA member & Past-President; * Mentor Program at Farmington School; * Executive Secretary of Boot & Shoe Workers Union.

Survivors Include: 2 Daughters: Jane Ann ‘Mrs. Tom’ Bates, of Farmington; Lorretta Alma Jean ‘Mrs. William’ Sigler, of Perryville; 1Special Nephew raised as a Son: Billy (& Carolyn) Hutchinson, of Farmington; 1 Sister: Alberta “Happy” Bone, of Farmington; 8 Grandchildren: Kim ‘Mrs. David’ House, of Farmington; Kelley ‘Mrs. Tom’ Haywood, of Columbia, MO; Kathy Boyer, of Farmington; Gwen ‘Mrs. Rob’ Zimmerman, of Oregon, IL; William Sigler, Jr., of Chicago, IL; Tammy Sigler, of Perryville; Jennifer ‘Mrs. Steve’ Elam, of Farmington; Janna ‘Mrs. Josh’ Hagerty, of Farmington. Also surviving are 12 Great-Grandchildren; 1 Foster-Daughter: Shirley ‘Mrs. Jerry’ Verdin, of St. Louis. 5 Foster-Grandchildren & a Special Friend & Caregiver: Lillie May, of Farmington; numerous Nieces & Nephews.

Visitation today, 4-9 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Service, Inc., Farmington. Visitation resumes Tuesday, 7 a.m. & funeral Tuesday, 11 a.m., December 20, 2005, at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel, Farmington, with Rev. James Marlar officiating. Interment at Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Farmington. Memorials to: * Delassus First Baptist Church Building Fund. Photo Obituary; Online Guestbook & Video Tribute online at:

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