MARY F. HUGHES, 86, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 at Wood view Health care, Fort Wayne. The Noble County native was the daughter of the late John and Chloe Murphy. She lived her adult life in New Haven and was a member of Lifeway Wesleyan Church. She is survived by her daughter, Judy (Jack) Cooper of Fort Wayne; sons, James (Jan) Hughes of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, Larry (Brenda) Hughes of Churubusco, and Gregory (Shari) Hughes of New Haven; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James; sons, David, and Herbert; and all of her brothers; and sisters. Funeral service is 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 at Lifeway Wesleyan Church, 7722 Moeller Rd., Fort Wayne with calling one hour prior. Pastor Rick Fletcher officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Road 930, New Haven. Burial is in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, New Haven. Preferred memorials are to Lifeway Wesleyan Church or Woodview Healthcare. To share online condolences visit

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