HUGHES, Ruby 1885-1964
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/23/2015 at 23:08:53
Mrs. M. D. Hughes Dies At Conrad
Mrs. M. D. Hughes died at her home in Conrad at four o'clock Saturday morning.
The body was taken to the Johnston Funeral Home where arrangements were made. Services were at the Alice Church of God Tuesday afternoon. Burial was in the cemetery adjoining the church.
Mrs. Hughes' maiden name was Ruby Lighter. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Lighter. She was born on a farm near Conrad December 19th, 1885 and she grew up there. On February 14th, 1908 she and M. D. Hughes were married and for many years resided on their farm northwest of Conrad. They left the farm in 1951 and moved to Conrad. He died January 2nd, 1963.
Survivors are two sons, Lawrence and Jack, Conrad; six daughters, Mrs. Lillian Pabst, Inglewood, Calif.; Mrs. Dick Lynch, Conrad, Mrs. Irene Long, Whitten; Mrs. Donna Osborne, Glendale, Calif.; Mrs. Margaret Thorn, Sacramento, Calif.; Mrs. Sarah Thatcher, Liscomb; 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, two sisters, Elma Lighter, Marshalltown and Eunice Lighter, Cedar Falls; a brother, Leroy Lighter, Matthews, N. C.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 23 January 1964, pg 12
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