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Bobbie Jean Hughes

January 23, 1933 — October 30, 2020

Bobbie Jean Hughes

Bobbie Jean Hughes, age 87, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 30, 2020,
surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 23, 1933, in Wewoka,
Oklahoma, to George and Jessie Mae Washington. Bobbie attended Fort Worth
public schools, graduating from I.M. Terrell at the age of 16. In October of 1953,
she married Jimmie Lee Hughes, Sr., who preceded her in death in 1997.
For many years, Bobbie worked at Texas Christian University as a housekeeping
supervisor. She always told her children that it was honorable to work and she did
just that. After retirement, Bobbie became the unofficial family historian. She
could tell you anything you needed to know about the family. She loved to write,
and she utilized every blank space she found to record pertinent information about
the family.
In addition to her husband, Bobbie was preceded in death by her parents; son,
Jimmie Lee Hughes, Jr.; two infant daughters, Lisa Jean and Jimmie Lynette
Hughes; great grandson, Christon Jones, Sr.; brother, George Washington, Jr.; and
sister, Annette Kinsley.
Left to carry on Bobbie’s legacy are her children, Linda Smiley and her husband,
Hubert Jr., Arlene Hughes-Carpenter and her husband, Sammy, Honey Hughes,
and Shawn Hughes, Sr. and his wife, Lakia; siblings, Retired Lieutenant Colonel
Don Washington and his wife, Gwen, Anna West and her husband Christofa, Ollie
Hill, Timmie Thomas and his wife Becky, Sharon Lewis, and Danny Washington;
grandchildren, Hubert Quincy Smiley (Shavon), Aaron Smiley (Deshawn),
DaKarlos Smiley, Jimmie LeTrent Hughes (Kim), Demarcus Hughes (Tamekia),
LaKeisha Williams, VonDerrick Hughes, Diara Fair, Jimmie Lamont Hughes
(Shaniesa), Jimmie Montreal Hughes (Amanda), Sammeina Carpenter, Alonte’
Carpenter, Rickara Johnson, Cydnee Hughes, Shawn Hughes, Jr., Mercedes
Hughes, Dameon Brown, Brittan Hughes Sr., Natoya Hughes, Keandra Brown,
Jaylen Hughes, Breiden Hughes and Akia Hughes; 34 great grandchildren; 6 great
great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins whose lives she
deeply touched.

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