MARIETTA—Memorial services for Mary Ellen “Sissy” Hughes, 70, of Marietta will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in the Chapel of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home, Marietta, with Lawrence Anderson officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Marietta.
Born Feb. 10, 1947, in Fort Worth, Texas, Sissy was the daughter of Curtis and Oleta Huckabee Riley. She passed away Friday, July 7, in the Oklahoma Heart Hospital, Oklahoma City.
Sissy had been a resident of Love County most of her life. She married Robert Hughes, Jr. in Marietta on May 29, 1965, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 2012. Sissy retired from the tire building department of Michelin after more than 30 years of employment. Her greatest pleasure was spending time with family, especially her grandchildren. She was a member of Marietta’s Eastside Baptist Church.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Jimmy Riley and Dale Riley; and mother-in-law, Juanita Hughes.
She is survived by her son, Robert Paul Hughes of Marietta; daughter, Rachel Fernandez and husband Pedro, also of Marietta; four grandchildren, Marisa Fernandez, Pedro Fernandez, Ana Padgett and Martin Fernandez; seven great-grandchildren, Alex, Bella, Issac, Miah, Michelle, Jordan, and Aidenn; special sister-in-law, Vera Riley of Fort Worth; and special niece, Echo Smith of Marietta.
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