Marylu Hughes

Marylu Hughes, 58, passed away at her home on Dec. 30, 2013, with her son and husband at her side.

She was a graduate of Marietta College and held a Master’s Degree from Ohio University. Marylu was a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who worked for many years at Marietta Memorial Hospital, and did much to help the communities of Parkersburg and surrounding area. She will be missed by many.

Marylu is survived by her parents, Ted and Leona Matty; her three sisters, Marsha Anderson, Ruth Collins and Jennifer Matty; nieces and nephews; her husband, Rory; and her son, Chris.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from noon-4 p.m. Tuesday at the Leavitt Family Center, 620 Avery St., in Parkersburg. The family will acccept friends from noon-2 p.m., with a service beginning at 2 p.m., with Pastor Ian Reid officiating.

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