Mrs. Hughes was born December 11, 1946 in Lumpkin County to the late Arthur and Gladys Holland. She had been a resident of Dahlonega for the past 10 years, previously of Dawsonville. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, cook, and gardener. She was also a member of Antioch Baptist Church in Dahlonega and worked for many years at the Corner Café in Dawsonville. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Juanita Pierce.
Surviving are her husband of 35 years, Douglas M. Hughes, Dahlonega; son and daughter in law, Keith and Anitra Holland, Gainesville; stepdaughters and son in law, Starr and David Hume, Cumming, Susan Hughes, Dawsonville; stepson and daughter in law, Steve and Van Hughes, Florida; sister and brother in law, Patricia and Earl Odell, Oakwood; brothers and sisters in law, Donald and Elizabeth Holland, Dawsonville; Ralph and Melinda Holland, Cumming; grandchildren, Summer Holland, Savanna Holland; stepgrandchildren, Garrett Wilson, Gavin Wilson, Hayden Wilson, Jake Hughes, Delanie Hughes, Blair Hume, Braxton Hume; a number of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Saturday June 8, 2013 at 2 o’clock at Antioch Baptist Church in Dahlonega. Rev. Clifford Allen will officiate. Interment will follow in Antioch Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 6 until 9 and on Friday from 2 until 4 and from 6 until 9.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to help offset final expenses.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.