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“Jimmy,Karen ,Ronnie & family know that you are in our thoughts and prayers We sure loved Mick ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Pat & Harold Crook - Marion, VA

“I'm so so sorry for your loss. She was such a sweet and loving lady at the church and so good to all of us as children. Prayers for peace, comfort...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Della Sauls

“Karen, Jimmy and Family,We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Mildred always had a smile to share with everyone! Please know you all are in our...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Rhodes - Marion, VA

“Dear Jimmy and Karen,I am just so sorry to learn of Micky's passing.May our Heavenly Father be very close to you both and give you His comfort and...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Lisa Paddock - Camp Springs,, MD

“Karen, I am so sorry for your loss. Mildred was always so sweet and loving to me when I was little. I will keep you and your family in my prayers....Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Seymour

“I´m so sorry for your loss. Mildred was always so kind and nice to me. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Seymour

“Karen, Ronnie and family, so sorry for you loss. I am praying for all of you. Went to school with Mildred. She was a wonderful girl. God bless...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Carolene Poston

“So sorry to hear this sad news, I know that Mildred will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers for comfort and peace for all the family in...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Temple Mellinger - GLADE SPRING, VA

“Karen and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in my prayers. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Deborah Carter - Floyd, VA

“Jimmy, Karen and family. We are so sorry to lose Mick. One of God's sweetest persons ever here on earth. I will miss seeing her and her warm hugs...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Kelly Marchant - MARION, VA

“You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love and hugs! Don and Gina Blevins ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Regina Blevins - Marion, VA

“Karen and Family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your sweet mother. Prayers that God holds you close thru these difficult times. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Terri Martin - Roanoke, VA

“We are very sorry for your loss; prayers for comfort and peace. ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Mary Ann Aker - Atkins, VA

“Karen and family so sorry for your loss.Prsyers and thoughts with you and family. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Mizelle - Edgewater, FL

“We loved Mick and will surely miss her.She was one of a kind and had a sweet & gentle spirit. Praying for the whole family. Mary & Sheryl ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Mary Agnes Perry - Henderson, NC

“Karen, Jimmy and familyWe are so sorry for your loss. Mildred was a wonderful, loving woman. Having known her all my life, I know how much she was...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Lisa, Eric & Logan Blevins - VA

“We were so sorry to hear of Mrs. Hughes passing. I know that you all will miss her greatly. She was a dear sweet lady and was always a joy to talk to...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Vicky & Weaver Cole - Chilhowie, VA

“We will surely miss her smiling face. Loved her so good. Prayers for her family ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Pat McClure - Bristol, VA


Mildred Seymour Hughes, 86, went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 11, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family.
Mildred was born, raised, and lived all her life in Chilhowie, Va. and was a devoted member of Riverside Baptist Church.
She had a passionate love for her church and served many roles including Sunday School teacher. She worked at Harwood of Marion and Buster Brown of Chilhowie for many years before retiring to become a full time grandmother. The love and devotion she had for family and friends was evident to all those that knew her.
Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Nannie Seymour; sister, Edith Seymour; and brother, Norman Ashburn.
Survivors include her loving husband of 63 years, James Hughes; daughter, Karen Gillespie and son-in-law, Ronnie of Chilhowie; sister, Sue Glass and husband Al of Chilhowie; sister-in-law, Barbara Ashburn McClure of Chilhowie; two grandsons, Brandon Gillespie and wife Cary of Chilhowie and Christopher Gillespie and wife Beth of Bristol, TN.; three great grandsons, Mason, Lincoln, and Noah.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 AM Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 at the Riverside Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Frazier and Rev. Ed Fisher officiating. Burial will follow in the Riverside Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 PM Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 at Williams Funeral Home. Masks and social distancing should be followed per Covid 19 guidelines.
The family would like to thank Wythe Hospice of Southwest Virginia and special niece/caregiver, Susan Wagner.
Flowers will be appreciated or donations can be made to Riverside Cemetery Fund, c/o Sue Byrd, 737 Middle Ave., Marion, Va. 24354.
Condolences can be made to the family online at www.williamsfuneralhomeofchilhowie.com.
Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie is serving the Hughes Family.