She was the daughter of the late John Robert and Mary Susan Lanier. She was boron on March 2, 1924, in Chinquapin, North Carolina. In 1944 she married and moved to Utica, New York, where she lived until 1987 and worked for General Electric Co. and later as a doctor’s assistant. In 1987, she retired and relocated to Wallace, North Carolina.
In 1994 she moved to Winter Garden, Florida, to be nearer to her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two loving husbands, John Hughes and Kenneth Burrows; and four brothers and four sisters and their beloved spouses. She leaves two sons, Del Hughes and wife, Darlyn, of Bradenton, Florida, and Bill Hughes and wife Marie, of Windermere, Florida; and a daughter, Linda Convertino and John Pitts, of Englewood, Florida; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and many relatives in North Carolina.
Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. July 25, at First United Methodist Church of Winter Garden, 125 N. Lakeview Ave., Winter Garden, Florida.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Methodist Church, Winter Garden, Florida, or hospice.