Dorothy (Dottie) Jean Hughes

Dorothy (Dottie) Jean Hughes

Dorothy (Dottie) Jean Hughes, 95 of Belpre, Ohio died at her residence on December 1, 2017. She was born in Washington County, Ohio on September 29, 1922 and was the daughter of the late Val Dwight and Hazel Jones Bailey. She had been a member of the Belpre Heights United Methodist Church for over 80 years. She loved quilting, collecting buttons, yard sales, painting and drawing. She was very devoted to her family, having helped raise generations of her family. Every grandchild recieved a handmade baby quilt at birth and wedding quilt for their wedding personally quilted by her.

She is survived by three sons and a daughter, Glen Hughes, Richard (Mary) Collins and Don (Sharon) Hughes and Anita McIntyre all of Ohio. Also survivng are her grandchildren, Tony Menefee, Rachel Buchanan, Reuben Hughes, Michael Collins, Steven Collins and Anna Figueroa, 12 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Everett Hughes in 1997, her parents, a son, Howard Dean Collins, 2 brothers and a sister and a grandson Jeremy Hughes.

Services will be on Tuesday at 11:00 AM at the Belpre Heights United Methodist Church with Reverend Rod Bower and Reverend Paul McGuire officiating. Burial will follow in the Rockland Cemetery. Friends may call at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre on Monday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and one hour prior to services on Tuesday at the church.

Donations in memory of Dottie may be made to the Belpre Heights United Methodist Church.

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