The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

Obituaries

March 22, 2013

Gene Hughes

Memorial services for Gene Hughes, 72, of Frankston, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Hilltop Baptist Church in Frankston with the Rev. George Folmar and the Rev. Ron Ivey officiating. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home in Frankston.

Mr. Hughes died Wednesday, March 20, 2013 in Frankston.

He was born Feb. 12, 1941 in Oakwood, Texas.

Mr. Hughes was a member of Hilltop Baptist Church in Frankston and was a laundry supervisor for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Mary Kaye Mathis; and parents, Aaron Hughes and Mary Alida Kirksey Hughes.

Mr. Hughes is survived by his wife, Judy Hughes of Frankston; son, Don Hughes Jr. of Concord N.H.; son-in-law, Gary Mathis of Eastland; brother, Gerald Hughes and wife Jolene of LaGrange; two grandchildren, Eric Mathis and Erin Mathis; and several nieces and nephews.

Honorary pallbearers will be Gordon Folmar, Gerald Peterson and Scott Rogers.

 

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