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 Doris C <I>Lawson</I> Hughes

Doris C Lawson Hughes

Powell, McDonald County, Missouri, USA
Death 23 Oct 2017 (aged 97)
Broken Bow, McCurtain County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Webb City, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
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In Memory Of

June 2, 1920 ~ October 23, 2017

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 for online condolences.


Friday, Oct. 27, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emmanuel Baptist Church
300 North Pennsylvania Street
Webb City, Missouri 64870

Friday, Oct. 27, 2017
11:00 AM
Emmanuel Baptist Church
300 North Pennsylvania Street
Webb City, Missouri 64870

Mt. Hope Cemetery
3700 North Rangeline
Webb City, MO 64870

Memorial Contribution
300 North Pennsylvania Street
Webb City, Missouri 64870



*I know that words are inadequate at a time like this, but I wanted you to know how very sorry my family is for your loss. May you find comfort in God's promise at Isaiah 41:10.
October 27 at 9:20 AM

n ebert
*I am so sorry to hear of Doris' passing. I have missed our "little" phone chats very much. She was a wonderful friend and I am very thankful for the influence she and Argyle had on my life and many others. I have a lot of great memories of the times we spent with her and Argyle at North Main St Baptist Church. She had such a loving spirit and a passion for God. She definitely walked the walk! I will be unable to attend her service but I am sending my sympathy and love to those she left behind. It is wonderful to know that one day we will all be together again! With Love and Prayers Norma Ebert ~ 26 at 10:37 AM

Sharon Wood
*My sweet friend Doris so sorry to hear. We loved her and Argyle to pieces, many sweet memories of the two of them First Baptist Church Westville, OK God Bless you all Sharon Wood ~ October 26 at 9:37 AM

David Storm
*I am so sorry to learn of Doris' passing. My parents and I loved her, Argyle and their children. My thoughts and prayers are with Nancy and Doris Ann. I can still see all five of you in the little sandstone house in Webb City.
October 26 at 8:24 AM

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  • Created by: Brandon O'Rear
  • Added: 26 Oct 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 184664039
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Doris C Lawson Hughes (2 Jun 1920–23 Oct 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184664039, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Webb City, Jasper County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Brandon O'Rear (contributor 48115948) .