OKOLONA – William “Pete” Hughes, 59, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at his residence. He served 23 years in the U.S. Army, and he was a brick mason.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at Calvary Baptist Church in Okolona with Clarence Frison officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery in Van Vleet. Fields Funeral Home of Okolona in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter, Leewanda Hughes; two sisters, Amanda (Ray) Braylock of Amory and Avis (Henry) Goosby of Wren; four brothers, Samuel (Gynell) Hughes of Amory, Glen (Inez) Hughes of Jackson, Randel (Mary) Hughes of Tupelo and Wayne Hughes of Columbia, Tenn.; and two grandchildren, Dennis and Martinez Hughes.
Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
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