Margaret H. Hughes, age 90, of Springfield, formerly of Athens, passed on March 25, 2020 at Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Petersburg.
Mrs. Hughes was born January 3, 1930 in Petersburg, Illinois, the daughter of Harry and Dorothy Powell Melton.
She married Donald Hughes on November 6, 1948. He preceded her in death in 2001.
She is survived by a daughter, Linda (husband Lee) Nance of Athens, daughter-in-law, Pat Hughes of Clyde Park, Montana; seven grandchildren; several great grandchildren; a brother, George Melton of Springfield, IL; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded death by a son, Jerry in 2002.
Mrs. Hughes graduated from Harris High School in Petersburg.
She was an AVID Cub fan!
Cremation rites will be accorded. Graveside services will be held at a later date at Sugar Grove Cemetery near Sweetwater.
Mott & Henning Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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