March 5, 2010
Mrs. Neomia Hughes, 89 of Columbus, MS passed away Wednesday, March 03, 2010 at her residence. Visitation will be held Friday, March 5, 2010 from 6 – 8 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 11 AM in the Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mel Howton officiating. Interment will be in Ethelsville Baptist Church Cemetery, Ethelsville, AL with Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS directing. Mrs. Hughes was born March 11, 1920 in Pickens County, AL to the late Auther and Climmie Jacobs Holmes. She was a resident of Columbus, MS for the past 60 years having moved from Tuscaloosa, AL. Mrs. Hughes was retired from Seminole Mfg. after 35 years of service and loved fishing, cooking and gardening. She was a member of Ethelsville Baptist Church, Ethelsville, AL. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband – Rosha Hughes; sons – Jim Hughes and Joe Hughes; brothers – Floyd Holmes, Walter Holmes and sisters – Rosie Pridmore, Hattie Bennett, and Wilma Holmes. Mrs. Hughes is survived by her daughter – Faye (Dale) Hallman, Columbus, MS; sons – Boyd Eugene (Daree) Hughes, Columbus, MS; Linwood (Faye) Hughes, Ethelsville, AL; sister – Elanor Duty, Grapevine, TX; 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and one greatgreat grandchild. Pallbearers will be Stevie Simpson, Eddie Jo Hughes, Ben Hughes, P. J. Hughes, Rusty House and Alan Chunn. Honorary Pallbearers will be George Pridmore and the Ladies Sunday School Class of Ethelsville Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38101 or Ethelsville Baptist Church, 230 Main St., Ethelsville, AL 35461.