Wilma Hughes, 88 of Dutton, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at 2 p.m., at Section Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Chaney’s Chapel Cemetery in Hodge.
Ms. Hughes is survived by daughters, Sandra Hornig (Ed) of Auburn and Kathy Hughes of Scottsboro; granddaughters, Lori Thomas (Kevin) of Auburn and Laurel Edmonds (Zack Parsons) of Worcester, Massachusetts; grandson, Hughes Edmonds (Abby) of Stevenson; great-granddaughter, Claire Thomas of Auburn and soon to be great-grandson, Levi Edmonds of Stevenson.
She is also survived by special sister, Jo Adams; brother-in-law, Ed, special nephew, Jeremy (Jenny) Adams; sisters, Joylon Jones of Rainsville, Dianna Anderson of Trenton, Georgia, Lynn Little (Leo) of Decatur, Donna Radford (Jim) of Rainsville and Harriett Nix (David) of Henagar and a host of nieces and nephews.
Ms. Hughes was preceded in death by her daughters’ father, Olin Hughes and her brothers, Sam, Bobby, Charlie and Mike Headrick.
Ms. Hughes was a well-respected farmer, who received much recognition in the poultry industry. She enjoyed gardening, especially her vegetable garden. She was an avid reader and a talented seamstress. She delighted in her grandchildren and was always ready to help out in any way could.
Sincerest thanks are extended to special caregivers, Tiny Ortiz of Dutton, Barbara Kennedy of Scottsboro, Susan Berry of Hollywood, Teresa Alley and Christy Townson of Alley’s Senior Care, Vickie Pickett of Scottsboro and ALACARE/Encompass Home and Hospice.
Having survived cancer, Ms. Hughes was very interested in the research and progress toward finding a cure. With than in mind, the family suggests, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a cancer charity.