Nelda Hughes, daughter of J.M. "Wimpy" Allen and Anna Glenn Allen of Bernie, was born on Jan. 20, 1939, at Puxico and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Saturday, April 3, 2004, at the age of 65.
Mrs. Hughes was a member of the Northside Baptist Church at Bernie, a bus driver with the Bernie School District and a resident of Bernie.
She was united in marriage to Jackie Lee Hughes on March 19, 1960, at Pontiac, Mich. Mr. Hughes preceded her in death on Oct. 8, 2003.
Survivors include two sons, Allen Lee Hughes and wife Karen of Bloomfield and Robert Edgar Hughes and wife Brenda of Flint, Mich.; her parents, J.M. "Wimpy" Allen and Anna Allen of Bernie; four grandchildren, Jessica DeAnne Hughes, Kaycee Lee Hughes, Christen Stepp and Candice Stepp; two brothers, David Sudbury of Holly, Mich., and Larry Sudbury of Providence, Ky.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Bill Sudbury.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 6, 2004, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2004, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie with Rev. O.H. Brooks and Rev. Tim Ingalls officiating.
Interment will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.