Hattie Hughes

Published 5:00 am Thursday, September 4, 2008

Services for Hattie Hughes, of Lynwood, Ill., are noon Saturday,Sept. 6, at Mt. Wade Missionary Baptist Church in Brookhaven withburial in Carver Heights Cemetery in Brookhaven. R.E. Tyler FuneralHome is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Saturday from 11 a.m. until noon at thechurch.

Mrs. Hughes, 92, died Aug. 30, 2008, at St. James Hospital andHealth Center in Chicago Heights, Ill. She was born in CopiahCounty on July 22, 1916, to Dawson Roundtree and PinkieRoundtree.

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She was a member of Mt. Wade Missionary Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, JohnieHughes; a son, Johnie Jerome Hughes; a daughter, Evelyn HughesCopeland; her three brothers, Robert, George and Versie Roundtree;her four sisters, Rosie Lee Johnson, Willie Mae Gilmore, JennieFairman and Lula Mae Tillman.

Survivors are her daughters, Mary Thomas, of Lynwood, AmandaHubbard, of Raymond, and Pinkie Williams, of Memphis, Tenn.; hersix grandchildren; and her six great-grandchildren.