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Obituary for Doris C. Hughes

Doris C. Hughes age 97 passed away on October 23, 2017 at her daughter’s home in Broken Bow, Oklahoma.  She was born on June 2, 1920 in Powell, Missouri to John and Gertrude Lawson.  Doris graduated from Stella High School in 1937, and attended Joplin Junior College.  She married the love of her life Argyle Hughes on December 25, 1937.  They had 68 years together.  Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Argyle Hughes, and son Jack Hughes.  Also a grandson, a granddaughter, two brothers, Guy and J. D. Lawson, and a sister, Letha Laird.  She is survived by two daughters,  Nancy Pate and husband Ronald of Coffeyville, Kansas, Doris Ann Stow and husband Larry of Broken Bow, Oklahoma; six grandchildren, Lisa Land and Denisa Simpson of Webb City, Missouri, Joe Hughes of Stockton, Missouri, Mark Pate of Butler, Missouri, Andrew Stow of Missouri City, Texas, and Jay Stow of Chandler, Arizona; 11 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren; a sister, JoAnn Detherage of Fairland, Oklahoma; two brothers in laws, Floyd Hughes of Wheaton, Missouri and Paul Hughes of Neosho, Missouri.  She loved her family and enjoyed serving the Lord and loving people.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Webb City with Reverend Jay Stow and Pastor Kyle Beverlin officiating.  The family will be present for a visitation on Friday at the church from 10:00 AM until service time.  Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributions be made to the Emmanuel Baptist Church in her memory.  Services are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City.  Visit www.simpsonfh.com for online condolences.


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Visitation

Friday

27

Oct

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emmanuel Baptist Church

300 North Pennsylvania Street
Webb City, Missouri 64870

Service

Friday

27

Oct

11:00 AM
Emmanuel Baptist Church

300 North Pennsylvania Street
Webb City, Missouri 64870

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Hope Cemetery

3700 North Rangeline
Webb City, MO 64870


Memorial Contribution

Emmanuel Baptist Church

300 North Pennsylvania Street
Webb City, Missouri 64870
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