Funeral services for Mrs. Precious Maxine Hughes, age 94, of Bastrop, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at Golden Funeral Home with the Rev. Leroy Dumas officiating. Interment will follow in Hughes Chapel Cemetery. Visitation was held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, July 22 at Golden Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hughes, a retired cafeteria manager at Beekman School, was a member of Hughes Chapel Methodist Church, enjoyed doing yard work but she loved her family most of all. She is survived by her son, Mitchell Ray Hughes of Bastrop; her daughter, Sandra Harper of Bastrop; her sister, Lois Underwood of Crossett, Ark.; her brother, Terrell Wise of Crossett, Ark.; her grandchildren, Bodie Cooper and wife Lisa of Bastrop and Chad Harper and wife Dawn of Bastrop; her great-grandchildren, Candace Beau Cooper, Jeremy Mitchell Cooper and fiancee' Lauren Wood, Jerri Rae Harper and Steve Austin Harper and her great-great-grandson, Slade Mitchell Cooper. Mrs. Hughes was preceded in death by her husband Mitchell Mart Hughes; her brother, Gordon Fady Wise and her sisters, Margie Johnston, Cecile Wise and Margaret Sutton. Serving as pallbearers will be Bodie Cooper, Chad Harper, Jeremy Cooper, Austin Harper, Earl Crumley and Allen Campbell.