January 1, 1922 - April 12, 2016
Mrs. Sylvia Wright Hughes, age 94 of Rockmart, Georgia passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Mrs. Hughes was born January 1, 1922 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, daughter of the late Rev. James B. Wright and the late Ludie LeGrand Wright. She was a former baker for the Ingles Supermarket. Mrs. Hughes was a member of the Rockmart Eastern Star, a former gray lady for the Rockmart-Aragon Hospital and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Ather Hughes on December 13, 1978; daughter, Vicki Elsberry; grandson, Chris Elsberry; sister, Margie Hughes; and two brothers, Preston Wright and Delbert Wright. Survivors include a daughter, Dianne Hughes of Rockmart; four grandchildren, Andy Fairel, Rob Fairel, Eddy Elsberry and Ken Elsberry; twelve great-grandchildren, Lacy Kendricks, Brittany Fairel, Miranda Fairel, Drew Fairel, John Preston Fairel, Haley Fairel, Sydney Elsberry, Grace Fairel, Faith Fairel, Ben Elsberry, Josh Fairel and Sam Fairel; and one great-great-grandson, Cole Kendricks also survive. Funeral services for Mrs. Hughes will be held on Friday, April 15th at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of the Freeman Harris Funeral Home with Dr. Jeff Dabbs officiating. A eulogy will be given by Mr. Andy Fairel with a scripture reading by Miss Brittany Fairel. Interment services will follow in the family lot of Rose Hill Cemetery with Rev. David Warriner officiating. The following gentlemen have been asked to serve as pallbearers: Andy Fairel, Eddy Elsberry, Ken Elsberry, John Preston Fairel, Chuck Thaxton and Ted Lee. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening, April 14th between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Floral donations will be accepted or those wishing to do so, may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 1825 Barrett Lakes Blvd., Suite 280, Kennesaw GA 30144 in memory of Mrs. Hughes. Freeman Harris Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral services for Mrs. Sylvia Wright Hughes.
Mrs. Sylvia Wright Hughes, age 94 of Rockmart, Georgia passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Mrs. Hughes was born January 1, 1922 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, daughter of the late Rev. James B. Wright and the late Ludie LeGrand Wright. She was... View Obituary & Service Information
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