Arnita Louise “Nita” Hughes took her flight to rest with our Lord on Wednesday, October 9, 2012. She was preceded in death by parents, Andrew and Lillian F. Davis Hughes and daughter Tonia Hughes. She leaves to cherish her memory, daughters: Theresa V. Hughes and Marakia C. Hughes; brother, Billie Lee (Margaret) Davis; eleven grandchildren; twenty-three great-grandchildren; uncle, Jimmy W. (Mary) Davis; aunt, Jane Davis; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins; and very devoted friends Deacon Lewis E. Tiggs, Thernatis Ellis, and Judy Batten. Lie-in-state on Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 12 Noon until 6 p.m. at Rucker Memorial Chapel. Visitation with the family will be held on Sunday, October 14, 2012 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. with funeral to follow at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Holly Grove Road, Murfreesboro, TN. Officiating Reverend Jerry Marable and Eulogist, Pastor Freddie B. Carpenter. Internment at Evergreen Cemetery. Services entrusted to Rucker Memorial Chapel, Revonda Rucker, Director, 1505 Bradyville Road, Murfreesboro, TN (615) 895-2200.