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John V. Hughes Sr. 1922 - 2012 Alamo, Texas

Alamo, Texas – John V. Hughes Sr., 89, born August 28, 1922 in Newark, Arkansas passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on May 30, 2012 in McAllen, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents Cunard and Bessie (Flippo) Hughes of Newark, Arkansas; his brother Verl Hughes of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas; and his sister Eloise Rogers of Lawrence, Kansas.
John is survived by his wife of 67 years, Neva (Poff ) Hughes of Alamo, Texas, formally of Lawrence, Kansas; sons John V. Hughes Jr., of Alamo, Texas formally of Lawrence, Kansas, Tom W. (Annette)HughesofAlamo and Lawrence, Kansas; daughter Bette (Tarry) Freeman, of Alamo, Texas formally of Lawrence, Kansas; grandson John H. Hughes, of Overland Park, Kansas, grand-daughters, Alise (Kyle) Hopkins, of Lawrence, Kansas, Angie Hughes (Chris Moore), of Lawrence, Kansas; and by his great-grandchildren,
Parker Hopkins, Emily Hopkins, Annabelle Moore, all of Lawrence, Kansas.
John and Neva Poff were married on November 19, 1945 in Mt. View, Arkansas. John retired in 1985 from Farmers Co-Op in Lawrence, Kansas after 25 years of service. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren and great- grandchildren. John loved playing golf, playing poker and shooting pool. He was very happy spending the last 8 years of his retirement at Alamo Palms Resort in Alamo, Texas.
Memorial services will
be held at a later date.
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