OXFORD — Edith Hughes, 85, died Sunday, May 15, 2016, in Oxford. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Springhill Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held today from 5-7 p.m. at Newsom Funeral Home Chapel in Charleston, which is in charge of arrangements.
A retired assembly line worker at Rosewood Manufacturing, she was a member of Springhill Baptist Church.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Louis Hughes; daughter Judy Hughes; son Terry Hughes and three grandchildren.
She is survived by daughter Pat Allen of Oxford; sons James Hughes of Oakland, Hutson Hughes of Paw Paw, Michigan, and Jimmy “Smiley” Hughes of Charleston; sisters Freddie Rutherford of Water Valley, Betty Robertson of Oakland and Katherine Gates of Wetumpka, Alabama; 10 grandchildren and 18 great-granchildren.
Memorials may be made to Springhill Baptist Church or Springhill Cemetery.