|Birth: ||Jul. 29, 1919|
|Death: ||May 13, 2009|
DS w/Martha E.
Hugh M. McKissack, 89, of Benton, died Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at a Benton hospital.
He spent most of his life in the area, and his family members were pioneer settlers of Polk County. He was a 50-year member of Ocoee Lodge 212 and attended Oak Grove Baptist Church, Benton.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Huckabey McKissack; parents, William J. "Billy" and Martha J. Clements McKissack; brothers, Cecil McKissack, Leland McKissack and Seeman McKissack; and sister, Annis Godfrey Lawson.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, David and Pam McKissack and Joseph and Diana McKissack, all of Harriman, Doug McKissack of Kingston and Carl McKissack of Benton; daughter and son-in-law, Betty Jane and Dr. Thomas Boduch of Kingston; grandchildren and spouses, Jody and Lance Easter and Josh Voyles, all of Kingston, Andy and Melissa McKissack of Lincoln, Ill., Beth Voyles of Crossville and Tony McKissack of Harriman; great-grandchildren, Landon Easter and Logan Easter, both of Kingston; nephews and nieces-in-law, Bobby and Mildred Godfrey and Freddy and Sharon Godfrey; niece and nephew-in-law, Mary Ann and Ronald Dunn; and special friend, Edna Rogers.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 16, in Higgins Funeral Home, Benton. Masonic service will follow in the chapel. Funeral service will be afterward, with the Rev. Don Whitehead officiating. Graveside service and burial will be at Old Ocoee Cemetery, Benton.
William Joseph McKissack (1873 - 1960)
Martha Jane Clements McKissack (1883 - 1990)
Martha Elizabeth Huckabey McKissack (1928 - 1982)
Annis Marie McKissack Lawson (1917 - 2001)*
Hugh M. McKissack (1919 - 2009)
Seaman S. McKissack (1921 - 1998)*
Waren Cecil McKissack (1922 - 1928)*
Old Ocoee Cemetery
Plot: Sec 4
Created by: Cindy Womble Billman
Record added: May 08, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10929916