PORTAGEVILLE -- Roosevelt Hughes, 97, died Dec. 4, 2011, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born Jan. 1, 1914, in Lone Oak, Ark., to the late James and Olivia Buford Hughes, he was a member of the New Bethel Church.
He married Lelia Allen who preceded him in death.
He was also preceded in death by two stepson, John Henry Tisdell and Mozell Taylor.
Survivors include: two sons, William James Tisdell of Chicago and Jerome Nelson of Flint, Mich.; two daughters, Dorothy Tisdell of Portageville and Lucy Tisdell of Benton Harbor, Mich.; and 15 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. until time of services at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville with the Rev. Paul Neal officiating.
Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent at delislefuneralhome.net.