Lucille Hughes

Wednesday, February 26, 2003

MOUNDS, Ill. -- Lucille Hughes, 69, of Mounds died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2003, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky.

She was born Nov. 1, 1933, at Lake Common, Miss., daughter of Leonard and Ollie Williams. She married James Hughes at Mounds.

Hughes moved to Mounds from Joliet, Ill. She had worked for the University of Illinois Extension Office, and retired after 15 years service with MAP Training Center in Karnak, Ill. She was a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband; four daughters, Shirley Hughes, Evelyn Galloway, Denise Hughes and Reiko Pratt; three sons, Charles Gatewood, Joseph and Brian Hughes; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother.

Friends may call at St. John's Church after 9 a.m. Thursday.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church, with the Rev. Garlin White officiating. Burial will be in Mound City National Cemetery. Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.