OBITUARY: Joyce A 'Joy' Hughes


BOARDMAN - Joyce A. "Joy" Hughes, 63, of Boardman died Tuesday, June 9, 2009, at her home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 13 at the Lexington Cemetery. A potluck meal will follow at the Rebekah Lodge in Lexington.

Mrs. Hughes was born Feb. 21, 1946, in Princewick, W.V., to Earsel and Ruby Basham Lytton. She was raised and attended school at Princewick.

In 1985 she married Matt Hughes at Hinton, W.V. The couple moved to Boardman in 1985, where they made their home.

Survivors include her husband, Matt Hughes of Boardman; sons Ken McCullough Jr. and Jason McCullough, both of Boardman; daughters Misty Bellamy of Boardman, Venus Payne of Chambersburg, Penn., and Michelle Youngblood of Baltimore, Md.; brothers Marshall Lytton of Princewick, W.V., and Buddy Lytton of Seven Springs, N.C.; sisters Ernestine Bragg of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Jeanette Thompson of Romulus, Mich.; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pioneer Memorial Home Health and Hospice, P.O. Box 9, Heppner, OR 97836.

Sweeney Mortuary of Heppner is in charge of arrangements.


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