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Anne Shelton Hughes

Anne Shelton Hughes, 89, of Volens went to be with her Lord on July 24, 2012.  She was born in Pittsylvania County on Sept. 22, 1922, to Walter and Elma Shelton.  She was a member of the Memorial Presbyterian Church of Volens where she served 48 years teaching and providing dedicated services.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband Olden T. Hughes; sister Cecile Yeatts; and brother Maurice “Bud” Shelton.

Survivors include son, Glenn H. Hughes (Patsy) of Birmingham, Ala.; grandson, Dr. Eric J. Hughes (Sara); and great-granddaughters, Elizabeth Anne and Catherine Leigh of Birmingham; devoted sister, Faye S. Keesee; and her sister-in-law, Ruby Shelton of Halifax.

A graveside service will be held Friday, July 27, at 11 a.m. at Halifax Baptist Church, Vernon Hill with the Rev. Eddie Collins officiating.

In lieu of flowers consider memorials to Memorial Presbyterian Church, 5150 Volens Road, Nathalie, VA 24577, or Halifax Baptist Church, 9159 Chatham Road, Vernon Hill, VA 24597, for missions.

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 Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.