Della Edgington, 1932-2015

Della Edgington, 83, of Monett, Mo., passed away Dec. 20, 2015 at her home.

She was born May 18, 1932, in El Dorado Springs, Mo., to Sherman and Buena (Thompson) Hubbard. Della was a retired teacher and a member of the Liberty United Methodist Church of Monett, Mo.

Della married the Rev. H. Joe Edgington on June 17, 1978. As a pastor in the North Arkansas Conference, Joe served appointments at Bradford, Wilson, Cherry Valley, Hughes and Colt. He preceded Della in death on March 4, 2010.

Survivors include three sons, Mike Hudson of Springfield, Mo., Chris Hudson of Lee’s Summit, Mo., and David Hudson of Springfield, Mo.; two stepdaughters, Teri Beattie of Divide, Colo., and Cindy Smelsor of Woodland Park, Colo.; three daughters, Diane Milford of Springfield, Mo., Brenda Sams of Combs, Ark., and Laura Wilski of Lebanon, Mo.; one brother, Freddie Hubbard of Kansas City, Mo.; two sisters, Jacqueline Regan of Kansas City, Mo., and Claudine Enlow of Independence, Mo.; and many grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, as well as a brother, Kenneth Hubbard.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015 at Liberty UMC Monett, Mo. Burial followed in Ray Spring Cemetery, Everton, Mo.