Mary Ellen Long Hughes, 82, of Wheeling, WV passed away on Monday July 9, 2018 in Wheeling Hospital surrounded by family.

Born on April 22, 1936 in Wheeling, WV, she was the daughter of the late Millard and Jesse (Magers) Long.

Mary was a homemaker and a Methodist by faith. She was a former member of the Wheeling Eagles, she helped tutor children at Woodsdale Elementary, she enjoyed crafts and loved music.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald P. Hughes, a grandson, Roger Lee Nicholson Jr. and great-grand daughter, Mary Ellamae Strickland, brother, Millard Samual Long and sisters, Jesse Marie Williams and Elizabeth Obrenski.

She is survived by her children; Vicki (Terry) Hughes, Kathy (Larry Jarvis) Shilling, Debra K (Bill) Huffman, Dawna (JR) Funkhouser, Donald (Dava) Hughes, nine grandchildren, five great-grand children, and several nieces and nephews and her fur baby, “Teddy.”

Friends will be received on Thursday July 12, 2018 from 1-3 and 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Wheeling, WV 26003 (304-242-2311) and again on Friday July 13, 2018 from 11 a.m. until time of service at noon with Reverand Russ Buchanan officiating.

Interment will follow at Short Creek Cemetery.