Dixie Hughes

Wednesday, March 23, 2005

DEXTER, Mo. -- Dixie Hughes, 91, of Dexter died Monday, March 21, 2005, at Cypress Point Nursing Center.

She was born Aug. 29, 1913, at Morley, Mo., daughter of John Wesley and Ida Lillian Moore Dillon. She and James T. Hughes were married Oct. 21, 1930, at Bloomfield, Mo. He died March 9, 1997.

Hughes lived in Gray Ridge, Mo., many years, moving to Dexter in 1966. She was a member of Second General Baptist Church in Dexter.

Survivors include a daughter, Louise Yeakey of O'Fallon, Mo.; three sons, Bill Hughes of Dexter, Bob Hughes of Warrior, Ala., Jerry Hughes of Cape Girardeau; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, a brother and a sister.

Friends may call at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jimmie Trotter officiating. Burial will be in Bloomfield Cemetery at Bloomfield.