Della Hoskins

Friday, February 9, 2007

ANNA, Ill. -- Della Hoskins, 94, of Anna died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007, at City Care Center.

She was born Sept. 18, 1912, in Hyden, Ky., daughter of Hence and Betty Boggs Hensley. She and Leonard Hoskins were married Aug. 28, 1937. He died Aug. 30, 1986.

Hoskins had worked at Kankakee, Ill., and Manteno, Ill., state hospitals, and was a member of Anna Heights Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Juanita Heisner of Anna; a son, Gary Hoskins of Punta Gorda, Fla.; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mark Roath officiating. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery.