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Verla Hughes of Elk Horn, KY (1940-2016)

She was a member of the Elk Horn Baptist Church and was retired from the Taylor County Court Clerk's office. Her husband of over 56 years, Wendell Hughes, survives.
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Verla Hughes, 75, of Elk Horn, KY died at Sunday, January 17, 2016 in Campbellsville, KY

Funeral services will be at 10amCT/11amET, Thursday, January 21, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Dr. Brian Rafferty. Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Gardens in Somerset, KY. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Verla Hughes of Elk Horn, KY (1940-2016)

Verla Hughes of Elk Horn, KY, daughter of the late Marshall Blaine Newberry and Rilda Baker Newberry Daugherty, was born February 8, 1940 in Pulaski County, Kentucky. She died Sunday, January 17, 2016 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 75 years, 11 months, and nine days. She professed faith in Christ was a member of Elk Horn Baptist Church.

She retired from the Taylor County Court Clerk's office.

She united in marriage to Wendell Hughes August 17, 1959.

Besides her husband, Wendell Hughes of Elk Horn, she is survived by the following:
  • Two sons and daughters-in-law: Tommy and Missy Hughes of Campbellsville, KY; and Danny and Rhonda Hughes of Frankfort, KY

  • Seven grandchildren: Janson Hughes and wife, Leigh Ann of Hodgenville, KY; Devin Hughes and wife, Amber of Glasgow, KY; Dustin Hughes and wife, Bethany of Haltom City, Texas; Derek Hughes and wife, Mary Beth of Corbin, KY; David Hughes and wife, Ashley of Frankfort, KY; Benjamin McCubbin of Bowling Green, KY; and Michael McCubbin of Campbellsville, KY

  • A spiritual granddaughter, Ashleigh Lewis

  • Five great-grandchildren: Alissa Ann Hughes, Austin Thomas Hughes, John Wendell Hughes, Amy Lee Hughes and Joshua Wayne Hughes

  • Three sisters and five brothers: Linda Whitaker of Omaha, Nebraska; Othella Eggers of Ferguson, KY; Mary Ritchie of Nicholasville, KY; Daniel Newberry of Somerset, KY; Winston Newberry and Rollis Newberry of Clarksville, Tennessee; Edsel Newberry of Quid City, Illinois; and Bill Newberry of Glasgow, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • and many other relatives and friends
She was preceded in death by ten brothers and sisters.

Send condolences to the family of Verla Hughes

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy to be donations to Elk Horn Baptist Church Building Fund or Gideon Bible and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

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