Ethel (Maxwell) Hughes, age 78, of Sidney, passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020 at her residence after a long battle with cancer. She was born on January 6, 1942 in Wayne County, KY to the late Powers and Margaret (Dick) Maxwell. On August 23, 1997, she married Richard J. Hughes and he survives.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children: Sharon Hodge of Ashtabula, Larry (Sherry) Hughes and Richard E. (Deborah A.) Hughes, both of Sidney; siblings: Lillian New, Tuley Maxwell and June Baker, all of Sidney and Ruby (Jay) Barlage of Ft. Loramie; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and special friends of Ethel and the family: Rose, Lisa and Angela. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son: Larry Robbins; and one brother: Luther Maxwell.
Ethel was a member of Sidney Baptist Church. She worked at Copeland and later at Sidco, where she retired. Ethel loved to read, especially enjoying the newspaper. She also enjoyed doing puzzles.
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at Sidney Baptist Church with Pastor John Butts and Chaplain Angela Barfield officiating. Burial will follow in Shelby Memory Garden in Sidney. Friends may call from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM on Wednesday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wilson Hospice or Sidney Baptist Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.theadamsfuneralhome.com.
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