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Geraldine Hughes Miller, 82, Columbia, KY (1940-2023)

Geraldine Hughes Miller of Columbia, KY, was born December 13, 1940, in Adair County, to the late William "Bill" Hughes and Bessie Rae Curry Hughes, and departed this life Saturday, November 11, 2023, at the Campbellsville Nursing & Rehab. She was 82 years of age.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Geraldine Hughes Miller at NoonET on Friday, November 17, 2023, at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd. Campbellsville, with Bro. Michael Caldwell officiating. Burial will follow in the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Fairplay.

The family has requested visitation on Friday, November 17, 2023, from 7amET until the time of the service at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Columbia. She was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom, a homemaker, and enjoyed talking on the phone, watching Steve Harvey, westerns, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by one daughter and two sons: Rochelle Brady and husband Al of Campbellsville, Ricardo Hughes and wife Miriam of Columbia, and Lynn Hughes and wife Tia of Columbia, and a special friend, David Lee Miller.

Nine grandchildren: Chanson Atkinson and wife Chloe, Kaylin Hughes, Makenzie Hughes, Mercedes Hughes, Matthew Hughes, Miriah Grady, Beoncia Hughes, Diamond Hughes, and Jennifer Hughes, along with eight great-grandchildren.

Also surviving are four brothers and sisters: Joyce Bradshaw of Russell Springs, Ruth Ann Smith, Glen Hughes (Della), and Kenny Hughes all of Columbia.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister: Brenda Hughes, Charles Hughes, Eugene Hughes, and Ray Ray Hughes.

L.R. Petty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Geraldine Hughes Miller, 82, Columbia, KY (1940-2023)

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