Donna Jean Hughes

Donna Jean Hughes, 65, of Parkersburg, died June 8, 2013, at her home, after a long battle with cancer.

She was born Jan. 16, 1948, in Parkersburg, W.Va., to the late Olin and Mary (Park) Bock.

Donna retired from G.E. after 35 years. She enjoyed traveling to Key West with her husband. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and Nanny to many.

She is survived by two daughters, Sherry Knotts of Parkersburg and Sheila Hughes of Parkersburg; five grandchildren, Brandon Cline, Courtney Thompson, Erica Thompson, Chantel Knotts and Coty Knotts, all of Parkersburg; three great-grandchildren, Larissa, Triston and Khloe; one sister, Judy (Bob) McIntire of Pettyville; one uncle, Eugene Bock of Parkersburg; one aunt, Marie Snyder of Parkersburg; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Larry E. Hughes; and one brother, Michael Bock.

The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg. Burial will follow the service at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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