Ruth Pete Hughes | 1940 - 2019 | Obituary

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Ruth Pete Hughes

April 22, 1940 - June 01, 2019

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Ruth ((Pete) Hughes, 79 of Paris, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Monroe Manor Nursing Home.


She was born on April 22, 1940 in Stoutsville, MO, the daughter of Minnie Gregg and Theodore DeOrnellas.  Ruth married Harold Hughes on April 8, 1956 in Paris and he preceded her in death on January 9, 2019.  She is survived by two daughters, Brenda Wormington of Strother and Diane (Tracy) Wilson of Paris; two  brothers , Lloyd DeOrnellas of Paris and Orval DeOrnellas of Henderson, TX; eight grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.   She was preceded in death by her brothers; Marvin Eugene DeOrnellas, William Edward DeOrnellas, Thomas Theodore DeOrnellas, James Robert DeOrnellas, Jerry Lee DeOrnellas, Floyd Allen DeOrnellas, and Marvin Richard DeOrnellas and her sisters; Hazel Lorene Bush, Alma Jean Holtkamp, Eva June Curran, Fern Lucille Wilkerson and Mary Loretta Skaggs.


Ruth was formerly employed at Monroe Manor Nursing Home for 16 years and Gates Manufacturing.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Paris. Ruth was a fun-loving individual, who enjoyed her family.


Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 3:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Paris with Reverend Wesley Hammond officiating.  Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.


Memorials may be made to The First Baptist Church or the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.


Agnew Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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