Dorthie Hughes obit

Mrs. Dorthie Ryan Hughes, age 90, of Valley Head, Alabama, passed away on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 at her residence.

She was born on Dec. 7, 2019 in Franklin, Tennessee to Thomas Henry “Buster” Ryan and Willie Wauford Ryan. Mrs. Hughes retired from AT&T as a switchboard operator.

She is survived by daughter, Linda “Lyn” Lipscomb Black of Valley Head, Alabama; granddaughter, Emily Black Bottomlee (Mark) of Valley Head, Alabama; great-grandchildren, Isaac, Japheth, Isabella, Gabriel and Lincoln; brother, William Richard Ryan (Louise) of Nashville, Tennessee; sister-in-law, Janice Ryan of Franklin, Tennessee; and one niece and several nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth E. Hughes, and brother, Thomas Henry Ryan Jr.

The family will receive friends from 5- p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.  Interment will follow in Williamson Memorial Gardens.

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