Geraldine Hughes Miller


Geraldine Hughes Miller, 82, of Columbia, was born December 13, 1940, in Adair County, to the late William “Bill” Hughes and Bessie Rae Curry Hughes, and departed this life Saturday, November 11, 2023, at the Campbellsville Nursing & Rehab.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Columbia. She was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom, a homemaker, and enjoyed talking on the phone, watching Steve Harvey, westerns, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by one daughter and two sons, Rochelle Brady and husband Al of Campbellsville, Ricardo Hughes and wife Miriam of Columbia, and Lynn Hughes and wife Tia of Columbia and a special friend David Lee Miller; four brothers and sisters, Joyce Bradshaw of Russell Springs, Ruth Ann Smith, Glen Hughes (Della) and Kenny Hughes all of Columbia; nine grandchildren, Chanson Atkinson and wife Chloe, Kaylin Hughes, Makenzie Hughes, Mercedes Hughes, Matthew Hughes, Miriah Grady, Beoncia Hughes, Diamond Hughes and Jennifer Hughes, along with eight great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister, Brenda Hughes, Charles Hughes, Eugene Hughes and Ray Ray Hughes.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Geraldine Hughes Miller on Friday, November 17, 2023 at 12 p.m. (EST), at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd., Campbellsville, with burial to follow in the Forest Lawn Cemetery in the Fairplay Community in Adair County. Bro. Daniel Murphy will officiate.

The family has requested visitation on Friday, November 17, 2023 after 7 a.m. (EST) until the time of the service at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home.

Serving as pallbearers will be Moe Bradshaw, Yves White, Joseph (Tiny) Smith, Keenon (Redbone) Bridgewater, Darrin (Speedy) Smith and Isaiah Bradshaw.

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