Chester Hughes, 76, of Isom, died August 16 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.
A son of the late Creed and Hattie Branham Hughes, he was the widower of Mary Ann Meade Hughes. He was the father of the late Roland Hughes, and a brother of the late Jessie Hughes, Stanley Hughes and Ruth Smallwood.
Surviving are a son, Dwayne Hughes of Deane; two daughters, Carolyn Lynn Hughes Bates of Isom and Sherry Ann Hughes of Deane; a brother, Leonard Hughes of Deane; five sisters, Flo Hughes of Minnesota, Geraldine Vandine of Michigan, Wilma Lee Hughes of McRoberts, Rhudell Hughes of Mayking, and Lilly Mae Hughes Adams of Ermine; 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held August 20, at the People’s Fundamental Baptist Church. Burial was in the Hughes Cemetery at Deane.