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Sherman D. Hughes

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Sherman D. Hughes, 55, died at 8:32 p.m. on Monday, June 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.

Sherman was born on Oct. 6, 1958, in French Morocco, Africa, the son of Clarence and Elfreeda Holder Hughes.

Sherman was a great musician; he played keyboards.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; brother, Howard Hughes; and two sisters, Ethel and Francine Hughes.

He is survived by his partner, Ulandra Wright of Springfield; stepson, Contae; siblings, Zarinah Thompson, and her life partner, James Gordon of Rock Island, and Stuart Hughes (wife, Lorraine) of Long Beach, Calif.; stepbrother, Homer Coleman; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.

Memorial Ceremony: The family will be hosting a memorial ceremony at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Friendship Full Gospel Church, 1501 E. Washington St., Springfield, with Rev. James Nichols officiating.

Published in The State Journal-Register from June 26 to June 27, 2014
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