Mrs. Hughes was born in Refugio on Sept. 13, 1943, to Jeanette and Eddie Clarkson.
Survivors include her husband, Charles; daughter, Jeanette (Jason) Sabino; three sisters, Kathleen Campbell of Refugio, Martha Ingram of Winfield, Ill., and Edith West Clarkson of Refugio; a brother, Edward Clarkson of Houston; five grandchildren, Max, Ben, Cerese, Andrew and John Sabino.
The rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at Moore Funeral Home in Refugio.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church in Refugio. Burial was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Pallbearers were her son-in-law; and grandsons, Max and Ben Sabino, Edward Clarkson, Vincent Linney and Jimmy Murphey.