Gertrude Virginia Hughes, age 75, of Leesburg, VA peacefully passed away on June 2, 2021 surrounded by loved ones.
She was born on August 23, 1945 to the late Owen Shutts and the late Stella Wilkerson. She was preceded in death by her two brothers Harry Wilkerson: Alexander Wilkerson, her Aunt Daisy Wilkerson, and her Uncle James Wilkerson.
Gertie was known to be a hard-working person. She worked for years at International Group Plan and Columbia Hospital for Women both of Washington, DC. She also worked for Northrop Grumman in Centreville, VA and retired from Quadramed in Reston, VA. She had many different things she loved to do in her past time which included Crocheting, Dancing, Bowling and spending time with her family. Oh, and one thing you could not do is interrupt her evenings when American Idol was on. She loved the “Idols” as she would call the show.
Gertie spent 33 wonderful years with the love of her life Mr. Charles Herman Hughes. Their union was blessed on March 12, 1988.
Gertie was blessed with 5 beautiful children fathered by the late Irvin W. Greene, III; Patricia Ann Greene, Irvin Wesley Greene, III, Kevin Dwayne Greene, Jerel Bey and Keithel Bey. and extended son, Michael Eugene Taylor; three siblings Edna Honesty husband James Honesty; Rose Wardlaw husband William Wardlaw; Anthony Rogers and a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great grandchildren one great great grandchild and other family and friends.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021, visitation from 9:00 am until time of service 10:00 am at the Community Church, 19790 Ashburn Road, Ashburn, VA 20147. Interment will be privately held.
Arrangements by: LYLES FUNERAL SERVICE, Serving Northern VA, Eric S. Lyles, Director, Lic. VA/MD/DC, 1-800-388-1913