Age: 82 Address: Bakersville Date of Death: Friday, August 16, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Faye Tipton Hughes of Bakersville went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 16th at her home surrounded by her loving family. A native of Mitchell County, she was a daughter of the late Lonas and Myra Bryant Tipton and the wife of Roy Hughes, who passed away in 2004. She was also preceded in death by a son, Roy Glenn Hughes; sisters: Lois Hopson and Nelle Hicks and a brother, Frank Tipton. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church who loved to sew, make quilts, garden and read.
Surviving is her son, Robert Hughes and wife, Diana, of Bakersville; 3 grandsons: Adam Hughes and wife, Heather, of Bakersville, Shane Hughes of Bakersville and Neil Hughes and wife, Goldie, of Spruce Pine; 2 great-grandchildren: Eli Hughes and Landon Hughes; a sister, Peggy Huscroft and husband, Frank, of Telford, TN; 3 brothers: Wayne Tipton and wife, Carolyn, of Morristown, TN, Joe Tipton and wife, Anna of Greensboro and Ralph Tipton of Greensboro.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, August 19th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Ronnie Gouge and Rev. Tim Watson will officiate. Burial will follow in the Red Hill Methodist Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service on Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Mitchell County, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.