Dorothy Hughes


Dorothy Morgan Hughes, 93, of Holton, passed away at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at the Manderley Health Care Center in Osgood.

She was born at Anderson on June 21, 1923. She was married to Howard Morgan at the Union Flat Rock Baptist Church on June 30, 1940, and he preceded her in death on March 30, 1994. She was married to David Hughes Jr. on September 7, 1996, and he preceded her in death April 12, 2012.

Survivors include three sons, Donald (Beverly) Morgan of Andrews, David (Loretta) Morgan and Howard Jr. (Martha) Morgan, both of North Vernon; one daughter, Twyla (the Rev. Leonard) Waller of Versailles; 15 step-children; one sister, Ruby Kurtz of Buffalo, New York; grandchildren, Melissa (Larry) Towne, Donald Morgan, Steven (Barbara) Waller, Brian Waller, Jason (Ann) Waller, Roxanna (Darin) McIntire, Rhonda (Paul) Purdue and Rachel Murray; 25 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her grandchildren, Amy and Melinda Morgan and Leonard Waller Jr.; and her sisters, Katherine, Mildred and Mary.

Mrs. Hughes was a homemaker and a member of the Holton Wesleyan Church.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, February 12, 2017, at the Union Flat Rock Baptist Church with Dorothy’s grandson, Pastor Steven Waller, officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles and from 1 p.m. until time of services at the church Sunday.

Memorials may be given to the Evangelistic Faith Mission or the Flat Rock Cemetery in care of the funeral home.