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Obit – Hughes, Nellie M.

ORRVILLE — Nellie M. Hughes, age 70, of Orrville, died Thursday, January 2, 2020, at Aultman Hospital in Canton, following a long period of declining health.

Nellie was born on February 20, 1949, in Webb, West Virginia, to the late Paul and Nannie (Crum) Cecil.  She worked as a Bartender and Waitress at the Sportsman’s Bar in Orrville for over 20 years.  Nellie was a member of Rittman Community Free Will Baptist Church and enjoyed painting, gardening, and making dream catchers.

Surviving are three children, Tammy, Regina, and Thomas Richard Hughes, all of Daytona, FL; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; four brothers, Dale Marcum of Orrville, Fred Cecil of Orrville, Eugene Cecil of Wooster, and Doug Cecil of Orrville; sister, Lisa (Jim) McClain of Hendersonville, TN; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Hughes.

Friends may call on Monday, January 6, 2020, at Auble Funeral Home, 512 East Oak Street, Orrville, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

Services will follow at 2:00 pm on Monday, at the funeral home, with Pastor John W. Castle officiating. Burial will take place at the Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, Canton, OH, 44720.

Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at the funeral home’s web site at

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  1. S. Hughes on April 20, 2021 at 3:48 pm

    may you rip Nellie .may the lord rest your soul .n bring comfort to all who knew n loved you.

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