Melva Imogene Hughes, 82, of Princeton, Indiana passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at her home in Princeton.

She was born January 22, 1931 in Princeton, IN to Wayman and Livola (Russell) Stewart.

She was a member of Wayman Chapel AME Church in Princeton. She loved flowers and gardening. She also loved to cook and spend time with her grandchildren. 

She is survived by her 4 children, Keith (Phyllis) Hughes of Newburgh, Myra Moorer of Atlanta, GA, Timothy Hughes (Dawn Opipari) of Princeton and Jason (Donna) Hughes of Evansville; 3 grandchildren, Dana and Jessica Moorer and Mia Sheriff; 4 great grandchildren, Ke-Ayra Woodard, Mi-Kyla Sheriff, Jonah Sheriff and Chaundice Sheriff; and 2 sisters, Lola Gordon of Vincennes and Lenora (Jack) Cole of Pleasant Prairie, WI. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles Hughes in 2000; brother, Milburn Stewart; sister, Marie Morris; son-in-law, Duane Moorer; and a grandson, Duane Moorer Jr. 

Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Rev. Arthur Cortez officiating. Burial will be in the Sand Hill Cemetery in Princeton.

Visitation will be from 4 until 8 PM on Friday at the Colvin Funeral Home.