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Genevieve Catherine Hunter Hughes
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1923
Death: Jun. 24, 2010

Genevieve Catherine (Hunter) Hughes, 86, widow of Harry Gilbert Hughes, of 909 Maple St., died Thursday, June 24, 2010, at Augusta Health in Fishersville. She was born Sept. 14, 1923, in Augusta County, a daughter of the late William Lyle and Helen Eva (Lesselyoung) Hunter.

Before retirement, Mrs. Hughes was employed by King's Daughters' Hospital with 36 years of service.

She was a lifetime member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

She was dedicated to her family and was a wonderful cook.

In addition to her husband of 53 years, who preceded her in death March 28, 1995, she was preceded in death by a son, Thomas L. Hughes; a son-in-law, Everett L. Scarbrough Jr.; a sister, Helen Walters; five brothers, Tom, Harry, Paul, Charles and Raymond Hunter; and two great-grandsons, Cody Cole and Bailey Logan Scarbrough.
Family members include a son and two daughters-in-law, Stephen G. Sr., and Gayle (Staples) Hughes and Peggy (Bartley) Hughes, all of Staunton; four daughters and two sons-in-law, Connie Bryant and Nancy Scarbrough, both of Staunton, and Paula and Ralph Thomas and Brenda and Mark Settle, all of Richmond; 13 grandchildren, Angie Whitesell and her husband, Mic, Lisa Rexrode, Jenny Campbell and her husband, Greg, Timmy Scarbrough and his wife, Wendy, Cheri Smith and her husband, Tracy, John Hughes, Eric Sutton, Michelle Werczynski and her husband, Christian, Kristen Smith and her husband, Kevin, Steve Hughes Jr., Justin Barnett, Marc Sutton and his wife, Melanie, and Mandie Stonier and her husband, Mike; and 25 great-grandchildren, Michael, Erica, Molly, Bethany, Derek, Shelley, Devin, Zachary, Jake, Ivy, Savannah, Noah Rexrode, Noah Keith, Kacey, Taylor, Lacey, Andrew, Hunter, Julie, Gabby, Pressley, Eli, Peyton, Madilyn and Connor.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, June 28, 2010, in the Henry Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Colleen S. Wingle-Titus. Burial will follow in Augusta Memorial Park.

Active pallbearers will be Timmy Scarbrough, Michael Whitesell, Tracy and Kevin Smith, Michael Hughes, Stephen Hughes Jr., John Hughes, Michael Stonier, Eric and Marc Sutton and Justin Barnett.

Honorary pallbearers will be her great-grandchildren.

There will be no public viewing.

The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, Nancy Scarbrough, at 690 Alextine St. in Staunton, or they may call at any time at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Shenandoah, PO Box 215, Fishersville, VA 22939.

Condolences may be made to the family at

News Leader, Staunton VA
June 27, 2010 
Family links: 
  William Lyle Hunter (1888 - 1953)
  Helen Eva Hunter (1895 - 1942)
  Helen Hunter Walters (1919 - 2005)*
  Thomas Wilson HUNTER (1921 - 2006)*
  Genevieve Catherine Hunter Hughes (1923 - 2010)
  Harry H Hunter (1928 - 1987)*
  Emmett Paul Hunter (1932 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
Augusta Memorial Park
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
Created by: JMB
Record added: Jun 27, 2010
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Genevieve Catherine <i>Hunter</i> Hughes
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