Ella May passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehab in Owensboro.
She was born on May 12, 1924, in Ashland. She was of the Baptist faith, an avid reader, enjoyed dancing, and was a UK fan.
Ella May was preceded in death by her husband, Richard B. Hughes in 2001; one daughter, Deanna Dorsey; and one son, Ernie Hughes.
She is survived by her children, Danny (Wanda) Allison of Owensboro, Robert Lynn (Vickie) Allison of Iowa City, Iowa, Rick Hughes, and Don (Trish) Hughes, all of of Spring Dale, Ark., Tom (Laura) Hughes of Cadiz, Chris Hughes of Hopkinsville, Mark Hughes of Cadiz, Thelma (Steve) McGhee of Miami, Okla., Lena (Pat) Havick of Minnesota, Cynthia King of Magnolia, Texas; 37 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.