Jennie B. Hughes - October 21, 2009

 

 COEYMANS Jennie B. Hughes, beloved wife of the late Whitfield Hughes, died on October 21, 2009 at the Guilderland Center Nursing Home. Born in Coeymans, N.Y., September 29, 1915, she was the daughter of the late Robert Brandon and Ellen Thomas Brandon. Jennie lived in the town of Coeymans all of her life until she entered the nursing home in 2005. She raised her daughter, Mrs. George (Joan Ann) Lipscomb and Robert W. (Shelia) Hughes. Jennie attended Coeymans High School, and after marriage was a stay at home mother who belonged to the Riverview Baptist Church from the age of seven years. Jennie loved the Lord Jesus Christ and his people. A faithful worker in the church, serving in many positions and always passing on ways to live the Christian life and to make the world a better place. She leaves to mourn nine grandchildren, 15 great-grand-children, three great-great-grand-children; several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Jennie Caroline Brandon Hughes was predeceased by seven siblings. The family would like to give a special "thank you" to her church and all the friends that helped her along the "way", as well as the nurses and technicians at the nursing home. "In all your ways acknowledge Him, and he will direct your paths", this she lived, this she taught. Funeral will be held at the Riverview Baptist Church at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, October 24, 2009. Friends may call prior to the service starting at 10:00 a.m. Contributions may be made to the Riverview Baptist Church, 1613 Riverview Road, Coeymans, NY 12045.