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 Pauline <I>Lewis</I> Hughes

Pauline Lewis Hughes

Death 2 May 1998 (aged 87)
Burial Durham, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot B 14
Memorial ID 100339839 · View Source
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Pauline Lewis Hughes, the oldest child of George and Dicie Lewis was born June 4, 1910 and died Saturday, May 2,1998 at Fountain View Villa, Ashland, Kansas. She was 87 years of age.
A life long resident of Roger Mills County until 1990 when she moved to Ashland, Kansas to be near her son and wife. Pauline attended the Durham School and graduated in 1930. She often talked about how she walked to school or rode in a Model T bus. Sometimes the students would have to get out of the bus to push it through the sand.
On April 23, 1930 Pauline was united in marriage to Afton W (Bill) Hughes at Sayre, Oklahoma. They resided in the Durham community most of their married life. To this union were born two sons; Milton R. born December 7, 1930 and Orton V born February 14, 1938.
Pauline was devoted to her family, her community, and the Durham Church of Christ. She was always willing to serve in any capacity where she was needed. Pauline was a homemaker and spent many hours raising a garden and canning fruits and vegetables to feed her family. She and Bill raised all of their food except for a few necessary staples. She spent many long hours working beside her husband in the field, hoeing cotton, picking cotton or gathering a wagon load of corn.
Pauline liked to crochet and read in her spare time. During her lifetime she has crocheted many beautiful afghans for her children and grandchildren.
Pauline was preceded in death by her parents, brother Richard Lewis and a sister Marjorie Hillman.
She is survived by her husband, Bill, Ashland, Kansas, Sons Milton and wife Charlene of Ashland, Kansas; Orton and wife Mrgie of Arvada, Colorado; four grandchildren Deana Hughes, Darla Harris and husband William, Orty Hughes of Arvada. Colorado; Randall Hughes and wife Kathryn of Dallas, Texas; one great grandson Nicholas Randall Hughes and a sister Avis Largent, McLoud, Oklahoma and several nieves, nephews and many friends.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, May 5, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. at the Fairview Cemetery, Durham, Oklahoma by Rev. Don Hasty, United Methodist minister, Ashland, Kansas.
Myatt Funeral Home of Ashland was in charge of the arrangements.

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