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Verg Pontius "V.P." Hughes
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1888
Grundy County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1951
Independence
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Funeral services for Verge P. Hughes, 63, 413 South Main, who died Dec. 20 at the Independence Sanitarium, were held in the George C. Carson Chapel at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Elder O.L. Athey was in charge of the service assisted by Elder Joseph H. White. Edward Woodrel sang "Old Rugged Cross," "In the Garden," and "Rock of Ages," accompanied by Mrs. W. A. Esry. The pallbearers were C.O. Crabtree, Thomas Hare, Angelo Mitchell, John Van Hook, R.L. Bennett and Paul M. Westwood. The burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Verg and Rosalee were divorced.

1910 Census: Polk, Mo. fireman for railroad
1920 Census: KC Mo. solicitor for insurance
1930 Census: Blue, Mo. collector agency
1940 Census: Richmond, Mo. bill collector

Draft Regist. WWI: medium height, stout build, dark blue eyes, black hair, slightly bald. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Jackson Hughes (1852 - 1933)
  Mary Ann Starr Hughes (1849 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Rosa Lee Thorp Downs (1891 - 1952)
 
 Children:
  Kenneth Gale Hughes (1913 - 1980)*
  Russell J. Hughes (1915 - 1994)*
  Jean May Hughes Scanlan (1917 - 2003)*
  Virgil Hughes (1920 - 2010)*
  Rose Mary Hughes Thompson (1928 - 1998)*
  Roy Dean Hughes (1930 - 1931)*
  Robert David Hughes (1933 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sylvester B. Hughes (1874 - 1940)*
  Edward Rome Hughes (1876 - 1929)*
  Sarah Chelnesie Hughes (1879 - 1912)*
  James William Hughes (1886 - 1942)*
  Verg Pontius Hughes (1888 - 1951)
  Charles Clayborn Hughes (1891 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Independence
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Janice Dean LeMaster
Record added: Feb 28, 2010
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Verg Pontius V.P. Hughes
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Verg Pontius V.P. Hughes
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Verg Pontius V.P. Hughes
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Grandpa Hughes
- Fred LeMaster
 Added: Feb. 28, 2010
 
 
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