Hugh C. Acuff

September 16, 1934August 11, 2013

Hugh C. Acuff, age 78, of Byhalia, MS, passed away on August 11, 2013 of a heart attack. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch, MS. Allan Lunyou of New Beginnings Baptist Church, Olive Branch, MS, will be officiating. Family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at Brantley Funeral Home. Burial will follow the funeral service Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at Byhalia Cemetery in Byhalia, MS. Hugh was born in Memphis, TN on September 16, 1934. He was married to Ruby Floyd on April 22, 1972; they were married 41 years. Hugh is survived by his wife Ruby, and five children: David Acuff, Terrie Grenier, Cheryl VanSuchtelen, Tammy Sanchez and Susan Riley. He also is survived by a brother John Acuff as well as numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Online condolences may be made at

Brantley Funeral Home 662-895-2310


  • Visitation Tuesday, August 13, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Hugh C. Acuff

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Linda Key Campbell

August 15, 2013

Ruby, I'm so sorry to hear of you loss. Much love to you and your family. May God wrap you in his arms and give you strength during this time.

Debbie Derryberry

August 14, 2013


We were sad to hear of Hugh's passing. Please know that we will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. We love you.

Jean and Bobby Burns and Debbie Derryberry

Marianne Wright Schultz

August 13, 2013

Ruby and family,

I am so sorry to hear of Hugh's passing. May God comfort all of you at this time. He was a good man who loved all of his family. May he rest in peace.