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Mary C. Hughes

November 15, 1923 - February 5, 2016

Burial Date February 9, 2016

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Mary “Trixie” Coates Hughes, 92, of Gladys passed away Friday, February 5, 2016 at Virginia Baptist Hospital. She was the wife of the late Glenwood Franklin Hughes.

Mrs. Hughes was born in Campbell County, November 15, 1923 a daughter of the late Walter Clarence Coates and Ruth Farmer Coates. She was a member of Kedron Baptist Church and a former employee of the U.S. Postal Service.

She is survived by two sons, William E. Hughes (Yvonne) of Forest, Frank P. Hughes of Gladys; one daughter, Mary Lynne Arnold (Rob) of Huddleston; five grandchildren, Eric Hughes (Rebecca) of Lynchburg, Chip Hughes (Kristen) of Appomattox, Neal Hughes of Rustburg, Kate Tweedy of Blacksburg, Alex Arnold of Huddleston; five great-grandchildren, Owen, Tate, Reece, Tyler, and Thomas Hughes. She was preceded in death by four brothers, James, Alan, Bill and Ray Coates; one sister, Peggy Miles.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Kedron Baptist Church by the Rev. Shelton Miles and the Rev. Brian Reynolds with interment to follow in Calvary Methodist Church Cemetery, Gladys.

The family will receive friends following the committal service in the Kedron Baptist Church fellowship hall. Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of Campbell Co. Animal Control, 1400 Edley Place, Lynchburg, VA 24502.