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Betty Jo Deese Hughes
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1925
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 2010
Burlington
Alamance County
North Carolina, USA

Mrs. Betty Deese Hughes, 85, of 2202 Huntington Road, Burlington died suddenly at Alamance Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 8:38 p.m.

A native of Mecklenburg County, she was the wife of the late Cleo Mitchell Hughes and the daughter of Oscar Deese and Annie Prue Moss Deese, both deceased. She was a retired employee of P. Lorillard Tobacco Company.

Survivors include two daughters, Ms. Patricia Hughes Allen of Graham and Mrs. Nancy Marie Hughes Weaver and husband Wesley of Richmond, VA; two sons, Mr. William Carl Hughes and wife Susan of Burlington and Mr. Ken Hughes of Graham; one half-sister, Mrs. Nancy Hudson Foster and husband Omer of Charlotte; two half-brothers, Mr. Joe Hudson and wife Nancy and Mr. Dallas Hudson and wife Kathleen, all of Charlotte; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and four step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Valerie Hughes, three brothers and two sisters.

The funeral service will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham on Friday, September 17, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. by Rev. Rick Chandler and Brother John Norton. Burial will follow at Alamance Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Graham on Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the Eastern NC Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, 400 Oberlin Road, Suite 220, Raleigh, NC 27605. 
 
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 Parents:
  Oscar John Deese (1898 - 1930)
  Annie Prue Moss Hudson (1901 - 1975)
 
 Spouse:
  Cleo Mitchell Hughes (1916 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Frances Deese Robbins (1919 - 1988)*
  Dora Lillian Deese (1922 - 1923)*
  Oscar Johnny Deese (1923 - 1948)*
  Betty Jo Deese Hughes (1925 - 2010)
  Joe Elmore Hudson (1935 - 2012)**
  Nancy Hudson Foster (1936 - 2013)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Alamance Memorial Park
Burlington
Alamance County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Ann Ono Mouse
Record added: Sep 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59110762
Betty Jo <i>Deese</i> Hughes
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Betty Jo <i>Deese</i> Hughes
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