MARCUS RANDOLPH HUGHES SR., the son of the late Willie Abraham Hughes and Dellarene Edwards Hughes, was born on December 10, 1967. He departed this life on Saturday, May 2, 2020. Marcus was baptized at an early age at St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church. He later became a faithful member and deacon of the Clio Place Baptist Church under the leadership of his brother, Rev. Sherman Leon Hughes Sr.
He attended L.B. Landry High School of New Orleans La. and was a dedicated and faithful employee for Waldenburg Nursing Facility for 25 years, where he was well loved by fellow employees.
He was preceded in death by his son, Marcus R. Hughes Jr., his father Willie A. Hughes, three siblings, Kenneth and Bernell Hughes and Ivy Jean Hughes Williams.
He leaves to cherish his memories his children, Amber Cain and Marcus Hughes III, stepchildren Jamar, Devin and Arrianne Morris, grandchildren; Destinee, Destin, Da’Myaia, and Angelo Cain, godchildren; Alnisha Hughes Legarde and Rone’ Phillips Jones, his loving friend; Carolyn Rancifer and his siblings; Irene Hughes Williams, Willie Hughes III (Joan), Sharon Hughes Wilford (Billy), Sherman Leon Hughes (Winnifred), Darold L. Hughes Sr. (Pauline), Alvester Leonard Hughes (Wanda), Kevin Hughes (Frederica), Lynette Hughes Connely and Errol Hughes Sr. (Mandisa), his best friends; Terrance Kelly, Gabriel Jones and Joseph Borden and many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
A LIMTED visitation for Marcus will be held at the Clio Place Baptist Church located at 2624 Dorgenios St. New Orleans La. 70125, on Friday May 8, 2020 from 1 P.M. until 2 P.M. followed by a PRIVATE funeral service at 2 P.M. Pastor Sherman L. Hughes Sr. will officiate and Private interment will follow the service at the Olive Branch Cemetery 3598 Wall Blvd. Algiers la. 70114
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