Frances Harriet Hughes, 87, passed away on Jan. 4, 2017, at her home in Klamath Falls with family by her side. She was born on Jan. 9, 1929, in North Hollywood, Calif. She moved to Springfield, Mo., and graduated from high school there. She met Tillman Roy "Bud" Hughes in Visalia, Calif. They were married in Reno, Nev., and raised two boys, James D. and Stephen R. Hughes, in Bakersfield, Calif. She and Bud moved to Chiloquin in 1978 and built a home on the Williamson River, where they enjoyed fishing, hunting and family get-togethers. They were members of the Old Time Fiddlers. She later moved to Klamath Falls. She had a special talent for knitting and crocheting. For over six decades, she made all kinds of gifts for people. She made hats, scarves, sweaters, blankets, doilies, afghans and her favorite, baby blankets. If someone was expecting a baby, she would make them either a baby sweater or blanket, even to people she never met. She also liked to make and give away her famous caramel corn and peanut brittle. She was a member of Bible Baptist Church and loved her church family. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandma, great-grandma and a friend to many. She is survived by her sons, Jim and Jerry Hughes of Klamath Falls and Steve and Kathy Hughes of Klamath Falls; grandchildren, Dustin Hughes, Solomon Hughes, Kyle and Tessa Hughes and Staley Hughes; great-grandchildren, Hannah and Tanner Hughes, Christian and Myia Ferguson and Braidyn Borello. She will be missed by all who knew her. There will a memorial service and luncheon at the Anthem House, 1791 Washburn Way, on Feb. 3, 2017, at 2 p.m.
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