Annie Laura Hughes

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Mrs. Hughes was born April 16, 1913 in Hughes Springs. A Baptist, she truly enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. During her lifetime she crochet hundreds of afghans for friends and many more for needy children from third-world countries through the organization Doctors Without Borders. She was preceded in death by her husband, a daughter Delores Ann Hughes and a son Jerry Pat Hughes. Mrs. Hughes is survived by one daughter Harriette O'Dell of Kennedale, Texas; six grandchildren Sheree O'Dell Thomas, Gina O'Dell Thomas and John O'Dell, all of Arlington; A. Kym Hughes of McKinney, Jerry Pat Hughes Jr. of Oxford, MS and Laura Hughes Welch of Chattanooga, TN.

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  1. Our prayers are with the family. We will miss our Moosy. Such a special lady. She is now with our Lord in heaven.

  2. What a sweetheart! Always had the most beautiful smile and spirit anytime I saw her with Harriet– out on their shopping missions. A jewel just entered the pearly gates.

  3. I shall always remember what a wonderful nure Mrs. Hughes was and how patient and kind she was to my Dad during the time when he was in the nursing home at Daingerfield. May God wrap his arms around you and comfort you in the days ahead.

  4. Mrs. Hughes will be missed by so many. What a very sweet and kind woman. I'm so glad she touched my life when she came to Pokeeno at Sheree's home. Bless you all.

  5. I am truly sorry that I will not be able to attent the memorial service for Aunt Annie Laura.She was always a living connedtion to the pioneers of Cass county. She was the great grandaugher of Thomas Jefferson Foster who built the first courthone in Linden, TX. With his 23 children he was truly a "father".When Aunt Annie Laura marries into the Hughes family she was connected to the pioneers of western Cass county.May God be with you in this time of bereavent.Roy Foster

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