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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512


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May 6, 1998                  Page 7B


cecil almond hughes


            Cecil Almond Hughes, age 62, of Cumming, GA. Formerly of Murphy, N.C. died Sunday, May 3, 1998 in Cumming, GA.

            He was a native of Union County, GA.  He was a carpenter.  He was the son of Arnold Lee Hughes of Murphy, N.C. and the late Dolly Beavers Hughes.

            In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Roberta Riley Hughes; three daughters, Peggy Ann Richards, Sandra Hughes and Melissa Bowen, all of Cumming, GA.; one brother, Floyd HUGHES of Murphy, N.C.; three sisters, Mildred Davenport of Blairsville, GA., Lillie Breeden of Woodstock, GA. and Carmen Carver of Jasper, GA.; six grandson, one granddaughter, one step-granddaughter, one great-grandson and three step-great-granddaughters.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 5, 1998 at the Townson Rose Funeral Home Chapel, Murphy, N.C.  The Rev. Hoyt Brown officiated.  Burial was in the Notla Baptist Church Cemetery.  Pallbearers were: Keith Franklin, Jr. Russell, Ottis Franklin, David Hughes, Douglas Davenport and Bill Davenport. 

            The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Monday, May 4, 1998 at the Townson Rose Funeral Home, Murphy, N.C.

            Townson Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.