COPE -- Opal Summerlin Hughes, 85, of Cope, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. She was the wife of the late Wilmon Paul Hughes.
She was born in Pearson, Georgia, to the late Willie Summerlin and Lucy Guthrie Summerlin.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, at Dukes-Harley Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Opal was employed by Greenwood Mills, was an owner/operator of the Hughes Farm with her family, and was a member of Canaan Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughters, Brenda Etheredge (William) and Lydia Carter (Don); her sons, Lynn Hughes (Maureen) and Chris Hughes (Cheri); seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Nell Mercer. She was predeceased by a son, Billy Hughes.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.dukesharleyfuneralhome.com.