April 2, 2011

Ms. Ruth McKay Hughes

     Ruth McKay Hughes, age 98, of Goodwater, Alabama, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2011, at the Goodwater Nursing Home, Goodwater, Alabama.

Funeral service, 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at the Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel with visitation 10:00 - 11:00 prior to service at the Chapel.  Edward Puckett officiating.  Burial in Fulton Bridge Cemetery, Hamilton, Alabama.

Ms. Hughes was born December 10, 1912, in Marion County, Alabama to the late Mark and Georgia Ann Hardin McKay.  She was a Housewife.

She is survived by 1 son, James Hughes (Peggy); 2 grandchildren, James K. Hughes, Jr. (Karen), and Tammy Harrell (Wesley); 2 great-grandchildren, Callie & Christian Hughes; 1 sister, Vernice Underwood; in-laws, Hardin Hughes (Anna Mae), Robert "Bunk" Hughes (Neva), Margie Boyett, Ava Lee Nixon, and Opal Humphries.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold "Bud" Hughes; and her parents, Mark and Georgia McKay.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Alzheimer's Society.

Hamilton Funeral Home directing, 518 Bexar Ave., P.O. Box 274, Hamilton, AL. 205-921-3197 - Fax: 205-921-3790.
Hackleburg Funeral Home - P.O. Box 169, Hackleburg, AL. 35564 - 205-935-3854 - Fax: 205-921-3790.

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