Born January 23, 1928, at Pine Creek, she was a daughter of the late Barney Pennington and Minnie Blevins Pennington Ritchie. Also preceding her in death was her son, Greg Hughes; brothers, Delmar, Robert, Grady, Charles Ray and Marvin Beecher, Frank Pennington, and Claude and Levi Ritchie.
Mae was of the Freewill Baptist faith and a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Ronald Hughes; two sons, Delbert and Edwin Hughes, both of Cow Creek; two daughters, Brenda Solomon of Dawsonville, Ga., and Glenna Mayhorn of Forest, Va.; one brother, George Lee Ritchie of Big Creek; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today, January 9, at the Collins Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Cecil Spry officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhomewv.com
Collins Funeral Home of Switzer is in charge of the arrangements.