Gladys Ellen (Smith) McGuiggan-Hudgins, 83, of Wood River, passed away at 8:20 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, at her residence.
Born in Alton on June 29, 1932, she was the daughter of Roscoe “Ross” and Etta Mae (Lee) Smith.
She had worked as a packer for Owens-Illinois Glass for four years and made ceramics in her home for more than 30 years. She was a loving and supportive mother, who was an avid reader.
On Feb. 4, 1950, she married Edward McGuiggan. He died April 28, 1983. She then married Lawrence Hudgins on Oct. 11, 1991, and he died Oct. 22, 2007.
Surviving are a daughter, Connie (Vern) Phillips; two sons, Michael (Bonnie) McGuiggan, and Jeffrey (Teri) McGuiggan, all of Wood River; grandchildren, Shane Phillips, Mike (Rache) and Chad (Shana) Olinghouse, Craig (Heather) Shattuck, Gage (Candice) McGuiggan, Michael (Christina) McGuiggan, Michelle (Kraig) Rodgers, Connie (Mark) Slone; two step-grandchildren, Vern (Georgia) Phillips and Eric Phillips; great-grandchildren, Halie, Rhiannon, Emilee, Caitlyn, and Abigail Olinghouse, Alexandria, Sabrina, and Gabriel McGuiggan, Alexis, Zoey and Lucas Slone; step great-grandchild, Nina Phillips; great-great-grandson, Colton Aaron Harly; and a sister, Violet Cown of Crocker, Mo.
Preceding in death were her parents; husbands; two sons, Edward J. and Mark Shane McGuiggan; great-grandson, Aaron Olinghouse; four brothers, Roscoe, Hershal, Londas and Douglas Smith; and three sisters, Ruby Curtis-Clark, Viola Pasley and Gloria McAfee.
Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, in Wanda Cemetery in South Roxana.
Marks Mortuary in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.