Margaret Mary ‘Peggy’ Hughes

Published 5:00 am Friday, October 22, 2004

Private memorial graveside services for Margaret Mary “Peggy”Hughes of McComb are 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at HollywoodCemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Hughes, died Oct. 15, 2004, at Beacham Memorial Hospital inMagnolia. She was a native of New Ross County, Wexford,Ireland.

She was a certified nurses aid having done private sitting formany years. She was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church inMcComb since 1957. She came to the United States in 1957 with herhusband, Charles John Hughes, who died in 1990.

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Preceding her in death were her parents, Michael Furlong andBridget Mary Roach Furlong, both of Wexford; her husband; onebrother, Seamus Furlong of Ireland; and one sister, Babs Blackmonof Australia.

Survivors are her sister, Philomena Furlong of Ireland; andseveral nieces, nephews, and close friends.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.