Hugh Asbury Huggins Obituary
April 1 1942
Death Takes Hugh Asbury Huggins Early Wednesday
Hugh Asbury Huggins, one of Athens' best known business men, died at his residence, 1045 South Milledge Avenue, Wednesday morning at 7:10 o'clock. Mr. Huggins was 62 years old and had been ill only a few days.
Services are to be held Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the home. Dr. Harvey C. Holland, pastor of First Methodist church, officiating. Interment will be in Oconee Hill cemetery. Bernstein Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Lee Morris, Brantley Dozier, Glenn Davis, Sidney Boley, H. Paul Williams, M.B. Wingfield, VanNoy Wier and Dave F. Miller. Surviving Mr. Huggins is his wife, Mrs. May C. Huggins,; three sisters, Mr. J.C. Chandler, Millen, Ga.; Mrs. Albert Harper, Glendale, Calif., and Mrs. A.L. Wier, Greenville, S.C.; and one brother, Percy L. Huggins, well known Athenian. Native Athenian A native of Athens, Mr. Huggins had lived here all his life. He was a member, long prominent in the affairs of this city and section of the state. Mr. Huggins was a member of First Methodist church and interested himself in all the activities of that institution. For many years on of the city's best known and most popular business men, during his life here he made a legion of friends to whom news of his passing was a source of deepest regret. Mr. Huggins was always ready to serve his community in projects looking to the betterment of his home section and gave unstintingly of his time and resources to further any move of civic nature.