|Birth: ||Jun. 27, 1916|
|Death: ||Jan. 8, 2010|
Longtime Brimson area farmer, Charles C. Hughes, 93, died at 11:25 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, 2010 at the Sunnyview Nursing Home in Trenton, where he had resided since Feb. 2, 2005.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 at the Tenth Street Baptist Church in Trenton. Burial will be in the Edinburg IOOF Cemetery at Edinburg.
A family visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 11, 2010 at the Resthaven Mortuary, north of Trenton.
Mr. Hughes was born on June 27, 1916 at Trenton, the son of Charles Clayborn and Grace Cole Hughes. He was raised in the Gilman City community and graduated from the Gilman City High School in 1935. He was married at Jamesport on Dec. 11, 1937 to Martha Herrin, who preceded him in death on Sept. 2, 1998. They had lived all their married lives on farms within two miles of Brimson. In addition to his farming, he was employed for 15 years in the coal mines at Melbourne and worked for 21 years at Trenton Foods until he retired.
Mr. Hughes was a member of the Union Baptist (Coon Creek) Baptist Church.
Mr. Hughes is survived by a daughter, Linda, now Mrs. Ed Curley of Laclede; a son, Larry Hughes and his wife, Henrietta, of Haubstadt, IN; four grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; and one sister-in-law, Mary Herrin of Trenton.
Besides his parents and wife he was preceded in death by a sister, Leona Hann, and a half-sister, Marie Dunhaurer.
Charles Clayborn Hughes (1891 - 1916)
Grace Cole McWaid (1893 - 1925)
V Martha Herrin Hughes (1917 - 1998)
Created by: Chuck Shaw
Record added: Jan 09, 2010
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