Vernita McCray Hughes

March 21, 1947 ~ July 23, 2019 (age 72)


“Our Father made the heaven the mountains and the hills the rivers and the oceans and the signing whippoorwills

How wonderful to contemplate and know that it is true,That He who planned the universe sent His love to comfort you”.

Hughes, Vernita McCray was born on March 21, 1947 to the late Frank and Edith Kinsler McCray in Ocala, Florida.

Educated in the Public Schools of Marion County, Florida. Vernita graduated from Fessenden High School. Her Higher Education included Hampton College, Florida A & M and Florida State University.

Vernita was married to Leonard Hughes and was employed as an Administrator with the Agency for Persons with Disabilities in Gainesville, Florida.

On July 23, 2019 Vernita answered the Master’s and went home to be with the Lord.

She is preceded in death by her goddaughter Kindra

Vernita is survived by her devoted husband, Leonard Hughes; three stepsons, Antoine (Melody), Daryl and Michael; one stepdaughter, Danielle; one aunt, Willie Jean; god son, Lawrence; grand goddaughter, Jayda; special friend Lauretha Mount; a host of brother in laws, sister in laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Public Viewing will be on Friday, July 26, 2019 from 1:00pm to 6:00pm at Summers Funeral Home, 2238 NW 10th St, Ocala, Fl 34475.

Funeral Service for Mrs Vernita M. Hughes, will be on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 11:00 am at Ebenezer Independent Free Methodist Church, 5595 West Highway 326, Ocala, Fl 34482.

Final Interment will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery

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Funeral Service
July 27, 2019

11:00 AM
Ebenezer Independent Free Methodist Church (Ocala, Fl)

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