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Clydie Mae Hughes

February 2, 1935 January 22, 2019
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Clydie Mae Hughes, 83 of Freeport, Illinois, beloved wife of Sammie Lee Hughes, mother, grandmother, was called to her heavenly home on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 from Presence St. Joseph Nursing Center.

She was the daughter of the late Clyde and Lottie Mae Veasley. Born on February 2, 1935 in Durant, Mississippi.

Clydie was employed at Structo in Freeport for several years before going to Micro Switch where she retired after many years of services.

Clydie confessed Christ as her personal Savior and was a member of Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, Freeport, under the leadership of Pastor Tommie L. Robinson, and later under the leadership of Pastor Charles Threadgill, Jr., she served faithfully as President of the Culinary Ministry, on the Nurses Health Unit and on the Mother’s Board.

Clydie loved spending time with her family, was a dynamic cook and always enjoyed passing on her special recipes to her daughters, daughter-in-laws and many nieces. Some of her favorite hobbies were fishing, bowling and shopping.

She leaves to celebrate her homegoing and cherish her many memories, her husband of 65 years,
Sammie Lee Hughes, (3) sons: James (Sedalia) Hughes, Jeffrey (Carolyn) Hughes, Marshall (Pamela) Hughes, all of Freeport, IL, (2) daughters: Brenda (Allen) Gray of Kankakee, IL and Jeanine Hughes of Freeport, IL.; (11) grandchildren, Jamero A. Hughes, Lendell McClain, Marcy Jones, Kristina Hughes, Christopher Hughes, Chase Euell, Triana Hughes, Marshall Hughes, Jr., Milan Hughes, Jaylon Hughes, Chanlon Hughes, Jarren Hughes; (13) great-grandchildren and (1) great-great grandchild. (2) sister in-laws VeElla Hughes and Alee Veasley.

Clydie was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Lottie M. Veasley, siblings, Annie Ruth Veasley, Willie James Veasely, John Allen Veasley, Sarah Lee Veasley, Eddie Lee Veasley and
a special cousin, Everett Veasley, Jr.

Funeral service will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday February 2, 2019 at Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church 602 S Chicago Street, Freeport, Illinois 61032. Visitation will be from 9:00 A.M. until the time of service at the church. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery in Freeport. Please sign Clydie's guestbook and share a memory at www.burketubbs.com


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Visitation

Saturday

2

Feb

9:00 AM 2/2/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/2/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church

602 South Chicago Street
Freeport, IL 61032

Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church
602 South Chicago Street Freeport 61032 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

2

Feb

11:00 AM 2/2/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church

602 South Chicago Street
Freeport, IL 61032

Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church
602 South Chicago Street Freeport 61032 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oakland Cemetery and Mausoleum Final Resting Place

2619 West Pearl City Road
Freeport, IL 61032

2619 West Pearl City Road Freeport 61032 IL
United States
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