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Hughbell Washington

Jan 17, 2014

Hughbell Washington, 97, of Shepherdstown, passed away peacefully to be with the Lord, at Berkeley Medical Center on Jan. 11, 2014.

Born Dec. 12, 1916, in Shepherdstown, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Clark Washington.

Hughbell was a member of St. John’s Baptist Church in Shepherdstown. She served on the Willing Workers Club and was a homemaker.

She leaves to cherish her precious memories, her nieces/ foster daughters, Elizabeth A. Cook and Karen L. Walker, both of Shepherdstown; foster son, William J. Grantham Jr. and wife, Cynthia, of Shepherdstown; godson, Allen Ford III, of Ranson; sister-in-law, Hazel Washington, of Shepherdstown; niece, Ashley Johnson; special cousins, Rosa Lee Shanton, Brenda Branson-Johnson and Viola Hodge; and special friends, Genevieve Monroe and Edith Holmes.

She also leaves her extended families, Dorothy Grantham and family, Brian and Sylvia Ellsworth and family, Mitch and Karen Sue Johnson and family, the Green sisters; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday Jan. 18, with visitation one hour prior at St. John’s Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe Liles officiating. Interment will follow in Rosedale Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to www.rosedalefuneral.com.