2007-02-15 / Obituaries


Marshall Cleveland Hughes, 77, of New Orleans, La., died Feb. 7, 2007.

He was born Dec. 13, 1929 in Linden. He graduated from Marengo High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of Saint Wisdom Primitive Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Velma Hughes; three sons, Anthony (Karen) Hughes, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Kirkland (Denise) Hughes, Atlanta, Ga., Mark (Debra) Hughes of New Orleans, La., two daughters, JoEllen Hughes, Chandra Hughes both of Sweet Water; one brother, Richard Hughes, Prichard; one sister, Doris (Tollie) Woods of Grand Rapids, Mich.; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a host of other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by parents, Richard and Ella Hughes and a brother, Thomas Hughes.

The service was Feb. 10 at Saint Wisdom Primitive Baptist Church in Sweet Water with Deacon Lee Jeffrey Griffin as master of order and Rev. John E. Sanders, Pastor. Burial was at Payne's Chapel Cemetery in Sweet Water. Mosley Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

Active pallbearers were nephews and cousins.

Honorary pallbearers were Anthony Hughes, Mark Hughes, Kirk Hughes, Todd Anthony Hughes and Oren Douglass Hughes.

Flowerbearers were the nieces.

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