Barbara Allen Hughes, 69, of Big Stone Gap, Virginia died on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was a daughter of Geneva Goins Allen and the late Charlie Franklin Allen. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband William T. Hughes, Jr.
A native of Dunbar, Virginia, Barbara is survived by her mother, Geneva Goins Allen; son, Jeff Hughes and wife Marlene; sister, Sandra Rich and husband Bill; brother Bill Allen and wife Judy; grandchildren, Tabitha Dooley, Jessica Holmes, Megan Hughes, Sarah Hughes, Tyler Hughes and Savannah Hughes; step grandchildren, Shawn DeMaria and Michael Roberts; great grandchildren, Hayden, Brydon, Kinley and Levi; nieces, Crystal Stidham, Tina Moore and Jamie and Katie Rich; nephews, Shane Rich, and Justin Stidham; and special friend Miss Kitty.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm, Sunday, June 17, 2012 at Trinity United Methodist Church, Big Stone, Gap, Virginia. A memorial service will follow with Rev. Bill Hughes and Rev. Ken LaDuke officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Powell Valley Shrine Club, Van Fund, 206 E. 1st Street, N, Big Stone, Gap, VA 24219, Shriner’s Hospital, 950 W. Faris Rd. Greenville, SC 29605 or the Shrine Burn Center, 3229 Burnet Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45229. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed by visiting www.oakley-cook.com. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Hughes and her family have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory.