Matthew Wade Hughes

Published 11:41 am Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Matthew Wade Hughes, 43, of Orange, Texas passed away Monday, July 18, 2016 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas.

Matthew was born April 8, 1973 in Port Arthur, Texas to Shelley and Michael Alton Hughes. He was a resident of Orange for 16 years and was employed as a machinist for Gulf Copper.

He was preceded in death by his father, Michael A. Hughes; grandparents, Alton and Betty Hughes, and E.R. and Jo Stone.

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Survivors include his mother, Shelley McClain and her husband Sammy; wife, Janie Droddy Shackelford of Orange; daughters, Ashley Shackelford of Groves and Kayla Shackelford of Port Neches; brother, Michael S. Hughes and his wife Tonja of Kemp; and granddaughter, Julianna Grace Shackelford.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves with Reverend Freddy Shores officiating. Burial will follow at 4:00 Oaklawn Cemetery in Center, Texas.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday evening from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.