LEBANON -- Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 27 at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mrs. Hughes, 82, of Lebanon,
Born in Roane County to the late James Otha Williams and Hazel Fisher Williams, she passed away Sunday, April 24, 2011, at the University Medical Center.
A homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church, Mrs. Hughes was a member of the Donnell Sunday School Class and LLL.
Visitation Wednesday after 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Services will be conducted by Rev. Don McElroy and Rev. David Freeman. Interment follows at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include: her husband of 63 years, Kenneth Walker Hughes; son Randall Walker Hughes of Atlanta, GA; daughter Harriet (David) Thorne of Lebanon; grandchildren Shane (Lisa) Thorne of Mt. Juliet, Nick (Haley) Thorne of Nashville; great-grandson Travis Thorne of Mt. Juliet; brother Rev. Robert C. Williams of Lebanon; aunt Pauline Crowder of Oak Ridge as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by son, Steven Walker Hughes and brother Curtis Williams.
Active pallbearers: Shane and Nick Thorne, Bobby Johnson, Bob Clower, Bob Sansing and Mark Lee. Honorary: Donnell Sunday School Class, Volunteer Sunday School Class, First Baptist Choir, LLL Club, Tom and Jeri Galyon, Earl and Mollie Barr, Jerry and Barbara Triplett, Alan and Barbara Henson, T.A. and Jean Bryan.
The family requests in lieu of flowers memorials be made to: First Baptist Church, Gideons International or the charity of your choice.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Badru and the caring staff of the second floor, UMC tower and all the medical staff who have cared for our loved one over the years.
Also, to the staff and our friends of First Baptist Church, who have prayed, made phone calls, and other acts of kindness and concern. We love you all. Also thanks to Oddesy Hospice and our friends at Lebanon Senior Center.
Arrangements by Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home, Lebanon.