Obituary for Mary Hughes

Ponca City Now - April 28, 2021 5:17 pm

Mary Hughes

May 25, 1954 – April 27, 2021

Mary Hughes of Blackwell, Oklahoma passed away on April 27, 2021 at her home at the age of 66 years.

Mary Ellen Griffin was born on May 25, 1954 in Wichita, Kansas to Melvin and Martha Jarvis.

She married Kenneth Edward Hughes on February 14, 1986. He preceded her in death on July 10, 2009.

Mary worked for AT&T for many years as an operator, and later for McDonald’s. She recently became a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, and enjoyed being a member of HOPE Bible Fellowship.

She enjoyed getting her hair and nails done, and she loved spending time with her family.

Survivors include children, Ryan Hughes (Toni Parson) and Courtney Hughes (Clinton Hindman); brothers, Paul Griffin and Robert Jarvis; two grandsons, Mason Hughes and Carter Hindman; cousins, Maria Teresa Gonzalez Parks, Barbara Notestine, Melinda Thompson; aunts Madge and Jerry; as well as numerous other extended family members.

She will also be missed by her best friend, Katie; and her beloved pets, Trixie and Mittens.

She was also preceded in death by her mother; and a sister, Alice Woods.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Immanuel Baptist Church with Rev. Matt Smith officiating.

Burial will take place at a later date at Ft. Sill National Cemetery.