Cheryl Elaine Polk Hughes was born March 14, 1956 in Bastrop, LA, however she lived most of her life in Yazoo City. Cheryl passed away October 25, 2018 at The Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson with her family by her side.
Funeral services were Saturday at Stricklin-King Funeral Home with Rev. Bubba Carter officiating. Burial followed at Cypress Gardens Cemetery.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Farrest and Billie Jean Polk.
She is survived by her loving husband, Robert Hughes; daughter, Lacy Ellett; granddaughter, Savanna Nicole Ellett; grandson, Jordan Michael Ellett, all of Yazoo City; siblings, Calvin Polk of Lexington, Diane Fortenberry of Terry, and Darren Polk (Ann) of Yazoo City along with many nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers were Grayson Fortenberry, Cole McAdams, Austin Fortenberry, Shelton Appleton, Joey Potter, and Johnathan Burns.