Hughes, Margaret

Posted in Obituaries

Margaret E. Hughes, 95, formerly of Locust St., Morenci, Mich., died April 24, 2014, at the Lenawee County Medical Care Facility in Adrian, Mich.

She was born May 27, 1918, in Hillsdale, Mich., to the late Earl and Olive (McElroy) Phillips. She married Leslie Hughes on Jan. 6, 1939, in Albion, Mich., and he preceded her in death Dec. 22, 1990.

Margaret graduated from Hillsdale High School in 1935. She was a homemaker, and formerly attended the Morenci United Methodist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Beverly (and Ted) Burk of Morenci; two sons, Philip (and Betty Ann) Hughes of Chatham, Ontario, and Douglas (and Margo) Hughes of Morenci; a brother, Harry Phillips, of Waldron, Mich.; seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, June Rice and Helen Penoyar, and a brother, Kenneth Phillips.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Monday, April 28, at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci, with Rev. Bill Van Valkenburg officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. No visitation is planned.

Memorial donations are suggested to the Lenawee County Medical Facility or to a charity of the donor's choice.

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