Evelyn Marie Huges

By Staff, 09/28/21 8:01 AM

Evelyn Marie Hughes, 86, of Hope passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at her home in Hope, AR surrounded by family and loved ones.

Evelyn was born July 30, 1935, in Texarkana, TX to Brian and Mildred Ward Wiley.

Evelyn was the Vice President of First National Bank of Hope for 35 years and a member of the First Assembly of God Church of Hope. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.  She enjoyed camping and traveling with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 64 years Donny Hughes, Sr, two sisters Jean Golden and Sonja Golden.

Survivors include two sons Donny Hughes (Shirley) and Scott Hughes (Faye) all of Hope; four grandchildren Kyle Hughes, Jeremy Hughes (Hayley), Allen Barton, Matthew Hughes (Misty); seven great grandchildren Catherine, Trey, Dylan, Eric, Jesse, Brooklyn, and Tyler; one great-great grandchild Marshall.

The family would like to thank Wadley Regional Hospital, Kindred Hospice, Alma Medlen, Martha Paco, Wendy Cox and Barbara Walker for the love and care given to Evelyn.

Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Thursday, September 30, 2021, at First Assembly of God Church in Hope with Bro Kenny Martin officiating.

Interment will follow at Chapelwood Cemetery in Texarkana, TX, under the direction of Herndon-Fuqua Funeral Home.

We also invite you to express your public condolences at www.herndonfuquafuneralhomes.com or private Letters of Love at www.herndonfuquafuneralhomes.com/page/letters-of-love.