Nellie Janet Hughes, age 85, of Jackson passed peacefully Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at the Four Winds Community Nursing Facility. She was born August 10, 1936, in Coal Grove, West Virginia to the late John and Annie Sech.
She was a member of the Savageville Methodist Church, enjoyed helping people, hanging out with friends, going to the Amish farm market and being on her farm. However, her true passion was spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was survived by her daughters: Phyllis (Jeff) Hodson of Washington Court House and Sandra (Bill) Mercer of Chillicothe; grandchildren: Courtney Hodson of Lancaster, Nathan (Karissa) Hodson of Gahanna, Miranda (Caylon) Archer of Chillicothe and Brooke (Owen) Diehl of Chillicothe; great-grandchildren: Harrison Hodson, Zane Archer and Calla Archer; and sister-in-law: Betty Sech. She was also survived by several nieces, nephews and a very special friend, whom she thought of as a sister, Sandy Wood. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas H. Hughes, Jr.; granddaughter, Ashley Brooke Hodson; brothers: John, Frank, Sam, Mike, Walter, Paul, Andy and Nick; and sisters: Helen D’Amore and Kay O’Hara.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Nellie’s name can be made to: National Church Residency-Hospice, 681 East Third Street, Waverly, Ohio 45690. Per Nellie’s wishes, funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home. Condolences may be mailed to the family at www.mayhew-brownfuneralhome.com