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Sept. 12, 1939-Aug. 14, 2017
Mrs. Mary "Coleen" Hughes, 77, of Livingston, Texas, departed this life on Monday, August 14, 2017, at Freeman West Hospital, in Joplin, Mo., after a brief illness.
Coleen entered this life on September 12, 1939, in Martinez, Calif., to the late John Thomas and Mabel Coleen (Dopp) Henson. She was raised in the Jane area and graduated from White Rock High School. She was a school teacher for many years.
She was united in marriage on May 16, 1998, in McNatt, Mo., to Sidney Hughes.
Coleen enjoyed traveling in her RV and riding her motorcycle with her husband. Coleen was known for her love of life and lived it to the fullest.
Coleen was preceded in death by her first husband, Bobby Ray Michael, in 1992 and a sister, Carla Jean.
Coleen is survived by her husband of 19 years, Sidney Hughes, of the home; a brother, John Anderson Henson, of Branson, Mo.; and a sister, Nancy Kirk, of Powell; her dog, Maggie Mae; several nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other family and friends.
A celebration of life for Mrs. Coleen Hughes will be held on Saturday, August 19, from 10 a.m.-12 noon, at the Ozark Funeral Home, 100 Spring Street, in Anderson, Mo.
Online condolences
may be sent to the family through our website, www.ozarkfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of the Ozark Funeral Home, in Anderson.
Published on August 18, 2017
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