Funeral Saturday for Mary 'Mother' Hughes

- The funeral for Atlanta humanitarian 'Mother' Mary Hughes will be held Saturday at Mount Zion Second Baptist Church.

Hughes died at the age of 102.

Hughes had been hospitalized several times over past year for illnesses.

Mother Hughes is best known for her birthday donations. She would give clothes, shoes, and other supplies to homeless shelters, one box for each year she lived.

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