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Grace Alene Hughes

August 26, 1921 October 24, 2018
Grace Alene Hughes
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Mrs. Grace Alene Hughes, 97, of Barry, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at the Barry Community Care Center in Barry.

She was born August 26, 1921, in Hadley Township, Pike County, Illinois, to Richard Hay & Christina (Martin) Campbell. They preceded her in death.

She married Thomas B. Hughes on May 6, 1944, in Pittsfield, Illinois. He preceded her in death on June 25, 2005.

She is survived by 1 son Thomas B. Hughes, Jr. of Barry, Illinois; 1 daughter Barbara Carpenter (husband Don) of Canton, Illinois; and numerous nieces & nephews.

In addition to her parents and her husband she was also preceded in death by 1 daughter Grace A. (Gracie) Hughes; 4 brothers, Orin, Jerome, Myron and Irvin and 2 sisters, Mary and Gladys.

Grace was a former school teacher. She taught at Hays School and was a substitute at Barry School. She had worked at the Barry-West-Pike Newspaper. She was a member of the Barry United Methodist Church, the Order of Eastern star for 73 years, the Rebekah's for over 70 years and served as secretary for over 30 years, and was a member of Barry Home Extension.

Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 29, 2018, with Eastern Star service at 7:00 p.m., at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry.

Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, Illinois.

Memorials are suggested to the Barry United Methodist Church.

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5:00 PM 10/29/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/29/2018 7:00:00 PM
Kirgan Funeral Home

940 Greene Street
Barry, IL 62312

With Eastern Star Service at 7:00 p.m.

Kirgan Funeral Home
940 Greene Street Barry 62312 IL
United States





11:00 AM 10/30/2018 11:00:00 AM
Kirgan Funeral Home

940 Greene Street
Barry, IL 62312

Kirgan Funeral Home
940 Greene Street Barry 62312 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Park Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

Main St.
Barry, IL 62312

Main St. Barry 62312 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Barry United Methodist Church

720 Perry St.
Barry, IL 62312

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