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Willie B Hughes, Jr.

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Funeral services for Willie B Hughes, Jr. (Billy), age 58, of Ruston, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday July 12, 2012 at Owens Memorial Chapel. Reverend Dalton Shovan will officiate the service. Interment will follow in Wesley Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home.

Willie B Hughes was born on June 26, 1954 and passed away on July 10, 2012. He was a lifelong member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, where he served as Chairman of the Administrative board, and was also a member of the cemetery board. Willie B Hughes was an avid hunter who loved being outdoors, loved his family and friends; especially his granchildren. Willie B was preceded in death by his mother Roxie Ann Brooks Hughes and grandparents James Clyde Brooks, Voree Hinton Brooks, Benjamin Franklin Hughes, and Beulah Hughes.

Mr. Hughes is survived by his father Willie B Hughes Sr. and wife Jean; sister: Susie Hughes; special aunt, Peggy Grigsby and husband Herman of Ruston; his children: Jamie Scott Hughes and wife Melissa of Ruston, Christopher Dave Hughes and wife Jessica of Ruston, Amanda Hughes McMillian and husband John of Vicksburg Mississippi; grandchildren: Ashley and Logan Hughes, Kyler Hughes, and Chelsea, Lauren, and Natalie McMillian; step sisters: Sheila Burnett of Abilene, Texas and Deb Cruise of Henderson, Texas; step brothers: Kevin Creech of Ruston and Shannon Creech of Rocky Branch as well as a host of other family members and friends.

Memorials can be made to the Wesley Chapel Cemetery Fund. To leave a memorial message for the family, please visit www.owensmemorialfuneralhome.com.

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