Margaret Francis Hughes

November 6, 1929November 29, 2018

Margaret Francis Hughes, 89 year old resident of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, went to be with the Lord and her family on November 29, 2018. She was born on November 6, 1929 to Jake and Lillian Wallis of De Queen, Arkansas. Margaret was an active person during her life, she was the third of eight children and worked alongside her siblings helping her parents with farm chores and crop maintenance. She played on the Choctaw High School girls’ basketball team. Margaret left school after the 10th grade and married James Reford Hughes. Together, they had three children, Eugene, Connie, and Andrew. She worked at numerous places in the food catering services and aircraft repair field. After retiring, she traveled the country with her sister, Jackie, husband James, and daughter, Connie. She loved to crochet and knit, she enjoyed watching the animal channel and especially seeing the landscapes and scenery. She was always very proud of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She always had a special hug and kiss for each of them. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Reford Hughes; son, Andrew Hughes; daughter, Connie; 2 sisters; and 3 brothers. Survivors include her son, Melvin Hughes and wife Jacqueline of Oklahoma City; grandchildren, Robert, Anna, Cynthia, Charles, Brandi, and Anthony; 19 great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; sister, Peggy Barnhart; brother, Jessie Wallis; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was loved and will forever be in our prayers. God bless and rest in peace. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at the Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home NE Chapel with interment to follow at Memory Lane Cemetery in Harrah, Oklahoma.


  • Billy Bowien, Pallbearer
  • Richard Lay, Pallbearer
  • Roy Van Winkle, Pallbearer
  • Alex Van Winkle, Pallbearer
  • Mike Hughes, Pallbearer
  • Paul Wallis, Pallbearer


  • Visitation Tuesday, December 4, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Margaret Francis Hughes

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