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Richard Velmar Hughes
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Birth: Jun. 4, 1895
Trenton
Smith County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1966
Vicksburg
Warren County
Mississippi, USA

From Tallulah Madison Journal, December 1966

Funeral Services Held Saturday for R. V. Hughes

Funeral services for Richard Velmar Hughes, 72, who died last Friday at a Vicksburg hospital
after a short illness were held at 10 a. m. last Saturday at the Chapel of Crothers' Funeral Home.

Services were conducted by the Rev. John Hurt. Burial followed n in Silver Cross cemetery under the
direction of Crothers' Funeral Home.

Mr. Hughes had resided in Tallulah for the past 27 years, was a native of Smith County, Miss.
He was a retired foreman of the Chicago Mill Lumber Co.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Sally Hughes, Tallulah; two sons, Jack Hughes, Greenwood, Miss.;
W. L. Hughes, Dallas, Texas, one daughter, Mrs. Jack Byrom, Memphis, Tenn; nine grandchildren and
one great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were Don Belott, J. T. McClure, O. D. Creed, Martin Pemberton, Roy McCaa and J. B. McKnight.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Willard Hughes (1870 - 1918)
  Emma Beaver Hughes (1869 - 1910)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Gaar Hughes (1890 - 1984)
 
 Children:
  Jack Crisler Hughes (1916 - 1993)*
  Charlotte H. Hughes Byrom (1925 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Richard Velmar Hughes (1895 - 1966)
  George Elmer Hughes (1899 - 1957)*
  Steve Nicholas Hughes (1901 - 1960)*
  Emma Rebecca Holifield (1905 - 1948)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Silver Cross Cemetery
Tallulah
Madison Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Bobby Hobson
Record added: May 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89635442
Richard Velmar Hughes
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Richard Velmar Hughes
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Richard Velmar Hughes
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