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Nila Husted Osceola

Published: Thursday, April 11, 2013 8:00 a.m. CDT

Nila Husted, 93, of Osceola died April 2, 2013, at Southern Hills Specialty Care.

Services were 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Murray Church of Christ. The Rev. Brian McCracken and the Rev. Marty Burgus officiated. Interment was in Union Cemetery, Clarke County. Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., Osceola, was in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be directed to Osceola meal site or Davis-Pence Post No. 69 American Legion.

Nila May Husted, daughter of Beulah (Mustain) and Frank Gould, was born Jan. 20, 1920, in Otis, Colo.

On Dec. 10, 1938, Nila married Leonard Husted in Osceola.

Nila was a homemaker and also worked as a dietary assistant for Osceola Leisure Manor, retiring in 1985.

Nila was a member of Murray Church of Christ.

Nila is survived by her son L. Dean Husted of Osceola; daughter Marilyn (Phil) Blunt of Murray; daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Husted of Kingwood, Texas; brother Ross Gould of Osceola; sisters, Hazel Archer of Denver, Colo., and Bessie Patrick of Osceola; sister-in-law Helen Gould of Piedmont, S.D.; grandchildren, Keith Blunt of Evansville, Ind., Shari (Randy) Myers of Marysville, Mo., Jeanette (Howard) Robinson of Osceola, Darrell (Jamie) Husted of St. Marys, Becky (Shane) McDowell of Osceola, Jaclyn Husted of Garden Grove, Stephen Husted of Garden Grove and Matthew (Melissa) Husted of Shalimar, Fla.; great-grandchildren, Brandi, Drew, Howie, Levi and Jesse Robinson, Dalton and Dillon McDowell, Allyson and Adam Blunt, Leeanna, Savanah, Christian, Chloe, Kobe, Han​nah and Sarah Husted, Alex and Vanessa Myers and Josslyn Elkin; great-great-grandchild Jace Hale; other relatives and many friends.

Nila was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sons, Jerry and Don Husted; brothers, Lawrence and Avery Gould; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Gould, Ruth Gould, Gladys Simmerman and Eunice Lemar Kisser; and brothers-in-law, Jim Archer, Alfred Patrick and Robert Simmerman.

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