Mildred Hughes, age 87, a resident of Chillicothe, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at Livingston Manor Care Center, Chillicothe, Mo.
Mildred was born the daughter of Rebecca Eliza Gramling on Dec. 31, 1925, in Sullivan County, Mo. She was united in marriage to Ezra Hughes Jr. on Jan. 31, 1958, in Trenton, Mo. He preceded her in death on April 30, 2011. Mildred was a 4-H project leader. She enjoyed attending auctions, gardening, crafts, fishings, textile painting, and playing cards.
Survivors include four daughters, Beverly Ann Fields of Galt, Mo., Betty Lou Ingle of Fletcher, Okla., June Ann Branstetter and husband Donnie of Trenton, Mo.; and Robin Smith and husband Jerry of Utica, Mo.; eight grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; and 19 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother; husband Ezra; one brother Carl; one granddaughter Tammy Fields; and one great-grandson Jeremy Hughes.
Services will be held at Henry Cemetery, Reger, Mo., on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at 1 p.m. There is no scheduled visitation. Friends may call at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo., on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, from noon until 5 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Forrest O Triplett Animal Shelter and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, MO 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindeyfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo. .