SECREST, Hilda, 81, of Beallsville died Sunday, June 2, 2013 in Medical Park Hospital, Wheeling. She was born October 25, 1931 in Belmont County, a daughter of the late William and Jane Marie Elceser Mullen.

Hilda was a member of the East Sunsbury Baptist Church and for many years served on the Beallsville Village Council and also as a Sunsbury Twp. Poll Worker.

Surviving are her husband of 62 years, Carl Secrest; three children, Joan (Tom) Kirkland of Woodsfield, Joyce (Tim) Caldwell, and Marvin (Misty) Secrest, both of Beallsville; two brothers; three sisters; nine grand children; and seven great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Hilda was preceded in death by three infant siblings, Catherine Lucille, Robert Eugene, and Edwin Edward Mullen, a brother, William Mullen, also by a great-grandson, Nolan James Caldwell.

Visitation will be held Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Harper Funeral Home, Beallsville.

Visitation will then be held Friday at East Sunsbury Baptist Church near Beallsville from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m.. Burial follows in Beallsville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to East Sunsbury Baptist Church Missions Program.

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