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.
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