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Mary Lela Mayhugh

January 11, 1945 — December 29, 2016

Mary Lela Mayhugh, 71, of Eddyville passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Princeton Health and Rehab.

Mrs. Mayhugh was a member of the Full Gospel Church and loved spreading the Word of God.

Surviving is her husband, James Mayhugh of Eddyville; three sons, John Wagner of Oregon, Billy Williams of Paducah, Justin Mayhugh of Ledbetter; four daughters, Kimberly Waters of Texas, Tracy Mayhugh of Barlow, Jamie Mayhugh of Florida, Mary Ann Mayhugh of Smithland; four brothers, L.C. Upton, Henry Upton, John Henry Upton, Pete Upton all of California; two sisters, Janie Lee, and Mae Curt both of Arkansas; 10 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers,Jim Upton, Harold Upton and Utah Upton; two sisters, Melviney Upton and Betty  Jones. Her parents were John Upton and Dolly Yandell Upton.

Funeral services will be at 12:00pm on Monday, January 2, 2017 at Smith Funeral Chapel with the Rev. James Mayhugh officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Ledbetter.

Friends may call from 10:00am to service hour on Monday at the funeral home.

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Smith Funeral Chapel of Smithland is in charge of arrangements.

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