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Rheta Hughes

1934- 2021
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Rheta Hughes

On May 29, 2021, Rheta Hughes, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed peacefully from this earth at the age of 86 in Springtown.

Services were held Saturday, June 5, 2021, at First Baptist Church of Cottondale.

Interment was Saturday, June 5, 2021, at the Phillips Cemetery in Travis.

Rheta was born June 15, 1934 in Lott, Texas to Bettie Maud Joiner McAlpine and Preston McAlpine. Rheta lived a full life. She worked a short time as a beautician, but was better known for her work as a proud homemaker. She loved sewing, gardening, traveling, family, farming and the life she got to live on their family farm.

Rheta was a devout Christian with a servant’s heart who loved her church community.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Hughes; son, David Hughes; brother, Verdell McAlpine; sisters, Beatrice Taylor, Merdell Triggs, and Ruth Solomon.

Rheta is survived by her son, Doug Hughes of Springtown; granddaughters, Stacy Hughes of Mineral Wells, Ashley Hughes of Springtown, and Halle Hughes of Springtown; great granddaughter, Tavyn Mayes of Mineral Wells; sister, Frances Westerman of Lott; cousin, Lois Vinson (EC Vinson) of Houston; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

She was loved dearly and will be missed by all who knew her.

The Springtown Epigraph

June 24, 2021 Edition