Helen Oleta Williamson Hughes Obit

Odessa American, Obituaries  2004

Odessa, Ector Co. Tx

 Submitted by Dolores Bishop, Cemeteries of Tx

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ODESSA — Helen Oleta Williamson Hughes was promoted to glory and into the waiting arms of her Savior on March 26, 2004, at her daughter’s residence where she had been living for the past three years. Mrs. Hughes died of Alzheimer’s complications.
Helen Williamson was the daughter of Charles Rufus Williamson and Bertie Ethel Williamson and was born April 30, 1914, in Charlie, Texas. She married her husband of 60 years, Virgil A. Hughes, on Feb. 9, 1934, in Grandfield, Okla.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a brother; her parents; and a grandson.
Mrs. Hughes is survived by three daughters, Sherry Baker, Reba Baker and husband Oakley and Dianne Warden and husband James, all of Odessa. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Blanche Boman of California, Ruby Jewel Elliott of Louisiana and Bertie Machel and husband Paul of Oklahoma.
Mrs. Hughes was a member of Second Baptist Church since 1954. She was an alteration lady for many years at Shop De Los Llanos in Odessa.
Mrs. Hughes was a Christian woman who loved her Savior and family beyond measure.
Funeral services are to be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Randy Duckett and her grandson, Capt. David Feeser officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Memorial may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
The family wished to express gratitude to Odyssey Hospice, Annelle Celander, RN, Micah Ramirez and all the caring aids who helped with mother.
Services entrusted to Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.