Willie Rae Hughes

Willie Rae Hughes

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Willie Rae Sammons Hughes, 92, wife of the late Rudolph “Rudy” Roy Hughes, Sr., passed away December 19, 2023.

A native of Taylors, daughter of the late Ernest and Lilly Crumley Sammons, she was a retired employee of Greer Commission of Public Works and a member of Taylors First Baptist Church.

Surviving are three sons, James R. “Chinky” Hughes (Loraine) of Chesterfield, Virginia, Randall R. “Randy” Hughes (Erendira) of Travelers Rest, and Rudolph R. “Rudy” Hughes, Jr. (Angie) of Taylors; a daughter, Debra K. “Debi” Dowling of Greer; one sister, Margaret S. Bailey of Mauldin; six grandchildren, Casey, Brad, Aaron, Andrea, Taylor, and Darren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Joe Sammons and Elbert Sammons; her twin sister, Freddie Mae Jameson; and two sisters, Merzie Lee S. Styles and Grace S. Gunter.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, December 29, 2023, at The Wood Mortuary conducted by Dr. Jimmie Harley and Chaplain Michael Thomas. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Visitation will be held 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, December 28, 2023, at The Wood Mortuary.

The family is at their respective homes.

Memorials may be made to Taylors First Baptist Church, 200 W. Main St., Taylors, South Carolina 29687.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

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