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Sara Lyles Hughes

February 28, 1925 ~ January 1, 2022 (age 96)

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Sara Lyles Hughes was born February 28, 1925, in Tryon, North Carolina. She was the 11th of 12 children born to Christopher Columbus Lyles and Dovie King. She passed away peacefully on January 1, 2022, at her residence surrounded by family.

Sara was the loving wife to the late Major Everett Warren Hughes. She was a dedicated educator for 35 years in the District of Columbia public school system. She enjoyed traveling, swimming, walking, golfing, playing tennis, playing bridge and bowled in a senior league until the age of 94.

Sara leaves to cherish her memory, daughter Dr. Ava Hughes Booker, son-in-law John A. Booker, niece Carolyn Webster of Harlem, New York, a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. She was also predeceased in death by her son Everett “Peter” Warren Hughes, II and grandson Archie Everett Childs.  

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Mass of Christian Burial
January 10, 2022

11:00 AM
Nativity Catholic Church
6001 13th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011

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