Mr. Dennis "Duck" Lamar Hughes died Saturday, July 5, 2008 at his residence in Gaylesville, AL. Mr. Hughes was born October 11, 1953 in Michigan, the son of Virginia Murphy Hughes and the late Wilburn Hughes.  He was a brick mason and a member of the Berea Church of Christ.

Mr. Hughes is survived by his children, Dennis Hughes, II, Gaylesville, AL, DieDra Hughes Rench, Lyerly, GA; mother, Virginia Hughes, Gaylesville, AL; brother, Kenneth Hughes, Gaylesville, AL; sisters, Phyllis Jean Sizemore, Trion, GA, Gail Rose, Gaylesville, AL, and Shirley Hughes, Dalton, GA; and several Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday, July 11, 2008 at 1:00 p. m. (EST) at the Berea Church of Christ with Minister Berlin Murphy officiating.  Burial will follow in Mt. Bethel Cemetery.   

Active pallbearers will be Eric Hughes, Chad Hughes, Jake Rose, Kenneth Blansit, Curry McClure, and Fuzz Tallent.  Honorary pallbearers will be Donny Hammonds and David Hall.

Mr. Hughes will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. (EST) Thursday, July 10, 2008.

Mason Funeral Home is directing.  For guestbook go online to