Shelby Jean Lambert Hughes, 81, of Clayton, Ga., passed away at North East Georgia Medical Center.
Shelby was born in Cherokee to the late Andrew Jack Lambert and the late Nola Griffin. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, loved music, and wanted her family to live for the Lord. Shelby was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister.
In addition to her parents Shelby was preceded in death by brother Huey Lambert; and two sisters Lois McMahon, Kathy Lee Lambert.
She is survived by her loving Husband Frank Hughes of Clayton, Ga.; one son, Tommy Lee Hughes (Sandy) of Franklin; three daughters, Linda English (Louis), Sandra Burrell, Brenda McCrackin (Joe) of Clayton, Ga.; two sisters, Wilma Lambert of Cherokee, Vivian Downs of Franklin; nine grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and one great great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends Saturday, March 30 at Beck Funeral Home from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. with a funeral service to follow at 4 p.m. in the Chapel of Beck Funeral Home with Rev. Hank Conner and Rev. Adam Wright officiating. Burial will follow in the McCrackin Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Peoples Baptist Church in memory of Shelby Jean Hughes.
Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Ga., is in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at www.beckfuneralhome.com.