Ruth R. Hughes
April 11, 1920-June 16, 2016


Ruth R. Hughes, 96, of Pendleton died June 16, 2016, at St. Anthony Hospital. Burial will take place in Canton, Miss. next to her husband.

Mrs. Hughes was born April 11, 1920, in Leake County, Miss. to Emmett and Lucy (Dendy) Reese. She attended school in Mississippi. She later married Willard Hughes. At the time of his death, they had been married for 62 years. She then moved to Oregon to be near her sister and brother-in-law.

Survivors include her sister and brother-in-law, Nina Marie and Bill Arkell; two nephews, Emmett Courtright and LeRoy Courtright.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Wayne; and sister, Opal Farrell.

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