Charlsie Hughes, 86, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, in El Paso, Texas. Visitation will be 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Denton-Wood Funeral Home.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at Guadalupe Christian Camp with Rusty Smith and Rev. Tommy Lawson officiating. Interment will follow in Hughes Cemetery, in Dog Canyon, New Mexico. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Charlsie Hughes was born January 1, 1928, in Strawn, Texas, to Thomas Riley and Lillie Leona (Carson) Roberson. She graduated at Strawn High School in 1947. Charlsie came to Carlsbad to visit a cousin and ended up marrying Woodie Recien Hughes on July 22, 1947, here in Carlsbad. They lived on the family ranch in Dog Canyon, N.M. After Woodie died in 2004, Charlsie moved to be with her daughter near El Paso. She enjoyed crocheting and reading and loved being with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Woodie Recien Hughes; son, Woodie Orland Hughes; five brothers and one sister.
Survivors are daughter Bonnie Mills and husband, James of El Paso, Texas; grandchildren: Shannon Willis and husband, Christopher of Hobbs, N.M.; Dana Hall and husband, James of Gilbert, Ariz.; Amber Hughes of Tempe, Ariz., Woodie Samuel Hughes and wife, Kathryn of Tucson, Ariz., six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Salty Hughes, Clint Hughes, Trey Hughes, Trent Hughes, Ray Ballard and Lynn Ballard. Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Lawson, Laurie Kincaid, Marion Hughes and Travis Beard.
Condolences may be expressed at dentonwood.com.
Denton-Wood Funeral Home
1001 North Canal Street Carlsbad, NM 88220
Published in Carlsbad Current-Argus on Apr. 16, 2014