Published 5:00 am Saturday, August 30, 2008

Services for Thelma Alice Hughes, of Florence, are 2 p.m. onSunday, Aug. 31, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel on North JacksonStreet with burial in Union Hall Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Sunday from 1 until 2 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Hughes, 76, died Aug. 29, 2008, at River Oaks Hospital inFlowood. She was born in Lincoln County on Feb. 16, 1932, to UriahSexton Harveston and Mamie Eugenia Furr Harveston.

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She was a housewife. She was a member of Union Hall BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and her grandson, GaryDean Hughes.

Survivors are her son, Gary and Vicki Hughes, of Wesson; herdaughters, Tammy Barrett and husband, Donald, of Florence, LisaHughes, of Madisonville, La., Robin Windmiller, of Florence andAngelia Evans, of Gulfport; her brother, Alton Harveston, ofBrookhaven; her sister, Betty Ann Ellis, of Brookhaven; her 14grandchildren, Tamela Ellis and husband, Calvin, Kris Boyte andwife, Dana, Sid Boyte, Candi King and husband, Donnie, ChasityPennington, Jesse Hughes, Julie Hughes, William Hutcherson IV andwife, Heidi, Alacea Jackson and husband, George, Faith Evans,Brittany Evans, Spencer Hughes and Justin Hughes; and 17great-grandchildren.