|Birth: ||Feb. 25, 1886|
|Death: ||Apr. 5, 1958|
A. Ben Hughes, 72 year old native of Dodson, was killed Saturday afternoon when struck by a train at Montgomery. Funeral services were held Sunday at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Montgomery, with the pastor, Rev. C. S. Cadwallader officiating. Burial was in the Brown Cemetery near Sardis, directed by Edmonds Funeral Home of Jonesboro.
Mr. Hughes, who had lived in Montgomery over 30 years, was reportedly running across the railroad tracks to the bus station when struck by the train. He was thrown 72 feet and landed on a pile of plywood. The engineer of the northbound L & A freight train said he was unable to avoid hitting Hughes.
Survivors include three sons, Landrie Hughes of Montgomery; Melvin Hughes of Denham Springs; Lee Hughes of Pineville; three grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. R. Pace of Jonesboro; four brothers, Silas and Ernest Hughes of Shreveport, Otto Hughes of Pineville, and Frank Hughes of Bastrop.
Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise News-American, April 10, 1958
Robert Edward Hughes (1858 - 1907)
Epsie Ann Wasson Hughes (1858 - 1902)
Lillie Mae Shelton Hughes (1888 - 1955)
John Edgar Hughes (1881 - 1939)*
Robert Walter Hughes (1884 - 1956)*
Albert Barnard Hughes (1886 - 1958)
Clarence Hardie Hughes (1887 - 1950)*
Silas Bert Hughes (1893 - 1976)*
Annie Laura Hughes Pace (1896 - 1968)*
Otto Loyd Hughes (1898 - 1967)*
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Jun 07, 2010
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