Kate Willis Hughes

Published 10:36 am Friday, November 25, 2016

Kate Willis Hughes

Kate Willis Hughes, 85, of Thorsby passed away Thursday, Nov. 24.

Graveside services for Mrs. Hughes will be Sunday, Nov. 27 at Harkey’s Chapel at 3 p.m. The family will receive friends at Usrey Funeral Home on Sunday from 1:30-2:45 p.m.

She was born Nov. 1, 1931, in Birmingham, to the late Pruet O. Willis and the late Nell D. Willis.

Surviving are her daughters, Carla (James) Lumpkin of Thorsby, Connie (Rusty) Fox of Bremen, Ga., Cindy (Chris) Askew of Winder, Ga., and Cathy Kidd of Riverchase; sister, Jane (Jim) Smith of Fort Payne; brother, Robert (Susan) Willis of Bloomfield, Mo.; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton D. Hughes; granddaughter, Bethany Fox; sister, Mary Pittman; and brothers, Rae Willis, Jimmy Willis, and Frank Willis.

Usrey Funeral Home Pell City will direct.