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Lela K Hughes

June 22, 1926 — November 20, 2022

Lela K. Hughes
Lela K. Hughes, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Livingston Manor Care Center, Chillicothe, Missouri.
Lela was born the daughter of Clarence Vernon and Martha Bessie (Dawson) Marrs on June 22, 1926, in Trenton, Missouri. She was one of fifteen children born to this union. She attended Laredo schools and lived in Trenton, Missouri, most of her life. Lela was united in marriage to Jesse Hughes in 1982. She worked as a waitress at Hardees for several years.
Survivors include four grandchildren; Kevin Baker and Novalea of Lathrop, Missouri, Barbara Knott and husband, Douglas, of Lathrop, Missouri, Sean Benavidez and wife, Lori, of Utica, Missouri, and Aaron Benavidez and wife, Jade, of Kearney, Missouri; two great grandchildren, Shanna Burns and husband, Robert, of Utica, Missouri, and Skye Cox and wife, Amanda, of Lathrop, Missouri; and several great-great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her daughter, Lyndell Goodhart, and all fourteen of her siblings.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, December 3, 2022, at Macklin Cemetery, Hale, Missouri, at 11:00 a.m. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhome.com .
Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri.
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