Lela K. Hughes, a resident of Chillicothe, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Livingston Manor Care Center in Chillicothe.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, December 3, 2022, at Macklin Cemetery of Hale at 11:00 a.m.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home of Chillicothe.
Lela was born the daughter of Clarence Vernon and Martha Bessie Dawson Marrs on June 22, 1926, in Trenton. She was one of fifteen children born to this union. She attended Laredo schools and lived in Trenton most of her life.
Lela was united in marriage to Jesse Hughes in 1982. She worked as a waitress at Hardees for several years.
Survivors include four grandchildren, Kevin Baker and Novalea of Lathrop, Barbara Knott and husband, Douglas of Lathrop, Sean Bonavidez and wife, Lori of Utica and Aaron Bonavidez and wife, Jade of Kearney; two great-grandchildren, Shanna Burns and husband, Robert of Utica and Skye Cox and wife, Amanda of Lathrop; and several great-great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her daughter, Lyndell Goodhart; and all fourteen of her siblings.