Born: July 02, 1935
Died: March 15, 2013
A native of Roseland and a resident of Baton Rouge, died at 9:33 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2013 at Lane Memorial Hospital in Zachary. He was born July 2, 1935 in Roseland and was 77 years of age. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. Survived by daughter, Nina Inez Heuser and husband, Randy, Florence, KY; son, Gary Edward, Hammond; stepdaughters, Dora Reeves and husband, Wayne, Loranger and Karen Faye Jenkins and husband, Dean, Tennessee; brother, Gary F. Hughes and wife, Shirley; sisters, Faye Breeland and husband, Carl, Brenda Phillips and husband, James and Linda Sands and husband, Donald; 4 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Preceded in by parents, Oscar R. Hughes and Inez Jones Odom; stepmother, Nina K. Hughes; stepdaughter, Flora Warren; brother, William F. Hughes and sister, Betty Hughes McMichael. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 9 a.m. until religious services at 11 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2013. Services conducted by Rev. Joshua Payne. Interment Amite Memorial Gardens. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.