Anna Elizabeth Hughes
Anna Elizabeth Hughes
  • March 19, 1929 - June 14, 2017
  • Maitland, Florida

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Anna Elizabeth (Betty) Hughes passed away peacefully June 14, 2017, at Hospice of the Comforter, Altamonte Springs, Florida, at the age of 88.

Betty is survived by her husband, Raymond Hughes; children, Marc Hudson, Perrysburg, Ohio, Dick (Judy) Hudson, Kissimmee, Florida, Marianne Romanowski, Casselberry, Florida, Linda (Jeff) Karns, Lakeland, Florida, Janet (Billy) Robertson, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, John (Donna) Hughes, Lakeland, Florida; sibling, Virginia(Jim) Menkhoff, Fremont, Ohio, 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, brother Charles Richards, late husband Charles Hudson and two children Joey Hudson and David Hughes.

Betty was born March 19, 1929 in Riverside, Kentucky to Carlie and Johnnie Berry Richards. She married Charles Hudson with whom she had three children and was widowed in 1951. In 1953, she married Raymond Hughes and together raised a family of six children in Republic, Ohio before moving to Maitland, Florida in 1969. Betty worked in the offices of Hollieanna Groves until her retirement, after which she pursued her love of art and created one of a kind handmade pins, unique mosaics and beautiful pieces of stained glass.

Betty was well known for her generosity and enjoyed family get togethers which revolved around her great cooking. She loved reading and flower gardening and raised beautiful roses.

A funeral is scheduled for June 19, 2017, 2:00 pm, at Baldwin Fairchild Altamonte with a reception to follow at the Hughes’ home. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Betty’s life. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Comforter. The family would like to thank Florida Hospital Altamonte and Hospice of the Comforter for their compassionate care.