OBITUARY

Amy Hughes Teufel

May 19, 1959April 22, 2021

Amy Hughes Teufel, age 61, of Houston, TX passed away surrounded by her loved ones on Thursday, the 22nd of April 2021. She succumbed to a systemic blood condition that led to multi-organ failure. Amy will be remembered as a loving wife, aunt and friend.

A native Houstonian, Amy was born on the 19th of May 1959, to George O’Kelley Hughes II and Betty Jane Hughes. After graduating from Bellaire High School in 1977, she went on to study Fashion Merchandising and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Sam Houston State University. While attending college, Amy met her future husband Randy Teufel. They married in 1986 at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church where they continue to be members. Amy was employed in the oil and gas industry for a short time prior to pursuing a career in insurance claims.

After retirement, Amy refocused her energy to volunteering within Harris County. She was a member of Memorial West Republican Women, where she served as president for one year. Amy became a member of the Bayou Bend Docents with The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. She also enjoyed her volunteer commitments to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, serving on the Livestock and the Rodeo Merchandise Committees. Amy became an avid Beatles fan when she received her first album as an Easter gift at the age of six. This inspired her love of all things British, ultimately leading to several memorable trips to the United Kingdom. She and Randy enjoyed traveling to Europe, Central America, the Caribbean and Mexico. Throughout the years, Amy and Randy were loving parents to a variety of four-legged animals, including dogs and horses.

Amy was preceded in death by her parents George O’Kelley Hughes II and Betty Jane Hughes. She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Randy Teufel, her brother, Kelley Hughes of Missouri City, TX, niece Jennifer Ford, husband Brad and great-niece Grace of Houston, nephews Joshua Hughes and Jacob Hughes of Houston, and sister-in-law Martha Hughes and her husband Larry Hamm also of Houston.

A memorial service is to be conducted at eleven o’clock in the morning on Saturday, the 8th of May, in the Jasek Chapel of Geo. H. Lewis & Sons, 1010 Bering Drive in Houston. Immediately following, all are invited to greet the family during a reception to be held in the adjacent grand foyer.

In lieu of customary remembrances, memorial contributions may be directed toward the SPCA Houston or the Bayou Bend Collection.

Services

  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, May 8, 2021

Memories

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Janet George

May 8, 2021

Dear Randy, I am so very sorry for your loss. I did not know Amy well but we are Facebook friends and I always enjoy her posts. I planned to come to the memorial today, but I rethought my plans as even though I am a COVID-19 survivor, I have not been vaccinated. I trust it was a beautiful service. Please know my thoughts were with you today and I pray Amy will Rest In Peace. I also pray in 2022 The Great Team Eight will reunite and enjoy a successful HSLR! In God We Trust

Mark & Brenda Stephens

May 8, 2021

Beautiful service for a beautiful lady. Still can’t believe it. God has gained a special angel.
Time heals but know you can reach out whenever you need to talk.

Chrystal Josey

May 8, 2021

Randy,

I am deeply saddened by the loss of your beloved Amy.

Thanks to Sandra Grazier, you and I joined the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo - Livestock Committee together in 2004. Through our HLSR volunteer efforts, I was blessed to meet your niece Jennifer. Soon after, Amy came aboard and we had great times. I still have the Livestock Committee shirts that Amy gifted to me.

Please continue to lean on God and your faith for strength, clarity, and peace. We are praying with you, and for you.

Sincerely,
Chrystal Josey

Cathy Dykes

May 8, 2021

Randy my heart breaks for you. I am so sorry. Amy was such a caring and wonderful person. Thinking of you often. Amy is in a beautiful place now. It will take time to heal your pain but you will heal.

Lea Luvender

May 7, 2021

Randy,
Praying for your peace and comfort during your time of loss. My heart is heavy thinking about what you must be going through with Amy's passing. Please know your State Farm family cares. This is a profound example of how short life can be. I am confident you will have happy days ahead.

Lea

Andrew Traise

May 7, 2021

I am not great at having great words of comfort as I have not gone through what you are. I am deeply saddened to hear of your loss.

Diane Bouche

May 5, 2021

Randy my prayers and thoughts are with you on the passing of Amy. I feel so blessed that I was able to share time with the two of you. Amy was such a beautiful and sweet person, always smiling.

Jack and Jill Peck

May 4, 2021

We absolutely adored Amy. She called me Jill because my husband was named Jack. One day she said something across the bar to me and called me Jill. Randy said in a quiet voice, “Amy, her name is Kim”. She said I know but she will always be Jill to me. Admittedly, I more times than not Introduce myself to others as Jill. I think that Amy would enjoy that!!!

Renea Smith

May 4, 2021

Randy,

My deepest condolences to you and your family during this most difficult time.

May our God of Peace be with you always!

Renea

John Denkler

May 3, 2021

Randy, I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your sweet wife. My the peace of the Lord be with you during this most difficult time.

FROM THE FAMILY