Dora Belle Black Hughes, 96, died Monday, March 31, 2014.
She was born at Forks of Buffalo in Amherst County on Jan. 13, 1918, daughter of the late James Edward Black and Christine Franklin Black. She attended the Moss Rock School located near the Forks of Buffalo. When able to, Mrs. Hughes attended Piney Hill Baptist Church. On Sept. 9, 1936, she was married to Elie “Taft” Hughes, now deceased.
She loved her mountain home, farm animals and her gardens. She was a hard worker, but had a pleasant life.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, at Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Home by the Rev. Arnold Bradley. Burial will follow at Hughes Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at the funeral home.
Arrangements are by Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Buena Vista.