In Memory of



Obituary for Leon Hughes

Leon Hughes, 90, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi.

Funeral services are 2:00 pm on Sunday, July 5, 2020 graveside at North Union Cemetery in Attala County.

Leon is survived by his wife Bessie Mae Hood Hughes; son Robert Hughes (Melissa); daughter Mary Ann Blackstock (Steve); grandchildren Matt Leach, Corey Hughes, Josh Hughes, Allison Webb, Amber Blackstock, Summer Blackstock, and Lauren Chandler; and eleven great-grandchildren.

He was of the Baptist faith and retired from Hunter Engineering.

Leon was preceded in death by his parents Louie and Fannie Mae Ford Hughes; brothers Virgil, Lee, and Bob; sisters Mary Lee, Bonnie, Lavern, and Mamie; and great-grandson Preston Cole Leach.

Culpepper Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.