Nellie M. Hughes

Born: Wed., May 24, 1922
Died: Wed., Jun. 17, 2020


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Nellie Hughes 98, of Pendleton, passed away June 17, 2020 McKay Creek Estates. She was born on y 24, 1922 in Wilton, Arkansas. Nellie has lived in Pendleton since 1966. She was a line rip sawyer at Harris Pine Mills for 20 years. Nellie loved working in her yard, sewing and quilting, knitting, embroidery, cooking, anything to keep her hands busy. Her husband of 5 years Donald passed in 2006. In 2008 she lost her eldest son, Elgin. Then in 2015 she lost her next son Larry. She has numerus Grand and Gr Grand Children. She loved her birth family as well as her extended family and friends equally. At her request there will be no service. Good Shepard Hospice provided excellent care for mom, as did the entire staff of McKay Creek Estates.

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Tina Groshens
   Posted Fri June 19, 2020
I'm going to miss you mama. Take care of Don, Elgin and Larry. Love to Hughes Chandler family.

Samm Shermer
   Posted Sat June 20, 2020
I worked with Nellie back in the day at Harris Pine. A wonderful lady and fun to work with. Thoughts and prayers to Lloyd and the family.

sandra lytton
   Posted Mon June 22, 2020
I have known Nellie and her family for many years, Sending prayers and Condolences to the family at this time. Nellie will be missed by all that knew her.

Donna Hughes
   Posted Sat June 27, 2020
I am heart broken over Nellie's death. She was married to my Dad in 1952. Over the years we became very close. We couldn't visit but talked often and kept each other updated on family. Rest in peace sweet Nellie. Love Donna

Earl Wayne
   Posted Fri July 10, 2020
Look in the book of definitions under the phrase good people and you will find a picture of Nellie Mae. The woman did not have a mean bone in her body. Everybody was family, she always treated you as if you were one of hers. You will forever be missed.

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