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Emma Hughes, 92, Flatwoods community (1922-2015)

She was a distinguished educator. She was a graduate of Kentucky State University. Her teaching career spanned tenures in both Adair and Metcalfe Counties. Miss Hughes was a member of Santa Fee Baptist Church, where he served in many roles.

Emma Hughes, 92, of the Flatwoods community, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 6:15pmCT, at her home.

Funeral service Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 2pmCT, at Santa Fee Baptist Church, Wheeler Hill Road, Columbia, KY. with Rev. Louis Henry delivering the eulogy. Burial will be in Lasley Cemetery Visitation on Saturday from 5pm-8pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, and after 1pmCT Sunday at Santa Fee Baptist Church. There will be no visitation on Sunday at the funeral home.

Emma Hughes, 92, Flatwoods community (1922-2015)

She was born August 9, 1922, in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Samuel Zachariah and Effie Staton Hughes. She died Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in The Flatwoods Community of Adair County, KY, at the age of 92 years, seven months, and 15 days.

Miss Hughes was a member of Santa Fee Baptist Church, serving in many capacities and a graduate of Kentucky State University. She taught in both the Adair County and Metcalfe County School Systems.

She is survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Send a condolence to the family of Emma Hughes

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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