MAYSVILLE -- Willena Hughes, 94, of Maysville, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at the Maysville Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility.

Mrs. Hughes was the widow of Howard Grant Hughes, who died Jan. 12, 2011.

She was born in Tollesboro on Aug. 14, 1923, the daughter of the late Horace and Edith Vermillion Williams.

She is survived by her granddaughter, Allison McCance (Kevin) of Columbus, Ohio; and three great-grandchildren, Adeline McCance, Oliver McCance and Elise McCance; sister, Betty Ross of Maysville; brothers, Charles Williams of Indiana, Richard Williams of Alabama, Shelby Williams and Wayne Williams both of Maysville.

Besides her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Betty Jean Smith; and her brothers, Wendell “Grassy” Williams and James Lorenzo Williams.

Services for Willena Hughes will be held at the Knox and Brothers Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, with Rev. Jim Bob Williams officiating.

Burial will be in the Hillcrest Garden of Memories.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, from 1 p.m. until the hour of the service.

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