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Wurlington Walter Hughes

Graveside service for W. W. Hughes, 98, of Quitman, is scheduled for 2:00 PM Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Myrtle Springs Cemetery with Reverend Charles Diffee officiating.

Wurlington Walter “W.W.” Hughes was born October 7, 1918 in Grand Prairie to Walter and Dolly Hughes. W.W. served his country proudly in the United States Army during World War II. He moved to Quitman from Mesquite in 2000 and was a member of Myrtle Springs Baptist Church. He was a service station owner/manager for many years. He was also a member of the Flora Masonic Lodge in Quitman, former member of Kiwanis Club of Pleasant Grove, and was a founder and served on the board of directors at Hidden Acres Retreat Center in Ola, TX.

W. W. Hughes passed away January 27, 2017.

He is preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Lillian Hughes in 2007; and second wife, Lorraine Stephens Hughes.

Survivors include his son, Gary Hughes of Yantis; two daughters, Barbara Henderson and husband Tony of Crandall and Patty Glass and husband Daryl of Corpus Christi; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to:
Hidden Acres Retreat Center
PO Box 852642
Mesquite, TX 75185

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