- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 15 September 2010
- Written by Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
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Private services Charles Guy Hughes, age 93 of Mount Vernon, will be conducted at a later date.
Mr. Hughes was born Jan. 14, 1917 in Franklin County, the son of Agnes Kirk and Virgil Hughes. His mother was the youngest of eleven children of Elizabeth Jane Harper and John Dickson Kirk. His father was one of three children of Green and Melody Aikin Hughes. He was a sixth generation resident of Franklin County, the Hughes family having settled on the Cherokee Trace in the late 1830’s. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mount Vernon. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
He died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2001. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Morris Hughes; and two sisters, Virgie Beth Hughes and Christine Hughes Hicks.
He is survived by three nephews, Johnny Hicks, B. F. Hicks, and Sid Hicks, all of Mount Vernon; a niece, Ann Stevens of Mount Vernon; and numerous great-nieces and nephews.