Barbara Sue Hughes, 83, died peacefully on October 15, 2017 at the Crown Point Health Suites in Lubbock, Texas. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2 o’clock in the afternoon on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Morrison Memorial Chapel, with Rev. Darrell Wait, minister of First Christian Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Dumas Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.
Barbara was born September 19, 1934, in Comanche, Oklahoma, to Sherman Absher and Mary Gomez. On December 24, 1956, Barbara married the love of her life, Donald D Hughes. Barbara and Don were longtime residents of Dumas, Texas and were members of the Temple Baptist Church prior to her moving to Lubbock, Texas in 2012. She loved reading and playing card games during family gatherings.
Barbara was preceded in death by her husband Donald, mother Mary and father Sherman.
Barbara is survived by one son, Terry and wife Cathy Hughes of The Woodlands, TX, one sister, Shelia and husband Steve Curtis of Lubbock, TX, three grandsons, Coby and wife Angie Duffer of Keller, TX, Drew Duffer of Sherman, TX, Chase and wife Keely Potter of Canyon, TX, seven great grandchildren, Cayman Duffer, Lyla Duffer, Emory Duffer, Mabry Duffer, Brightan Potter, Brayson Potter, Broxon Potter, three nephews; and a number of other relatives and close friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Don & Sybil Harrington Cancer Center, 1500 Wallace Blvd, Amarillo, TX 79106.
Mrs. Hughes always had such a kind, warm, and wonderful smile. She was a blessing to many people, and we will miss seeing her kind face and welcoming personality. God bless her memory, and God bless her family.
The Cash FamilyDumas, TX
What a nice, Christian lady Barbara was! We went to church with her and Don and were very fond of both of them . I know they are now reunited in heaven. My condolences to the family.
Wes and Glenna Whitley
Glenna WhitleyDumas, TX
Please except my condolences for your loss of your loved one,. May the fond memories you cherish comfort and sustain you during this time. May you also draw strength from God's promise at John 5:28, 29
Rebecca GalavizAustin, TX