Anna Ruth Calhoun Hughes

Age: 68
Address: Roaring Creek Road, Avery County, North Carolina
Date of Death: Friday, May 23, 2014
Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home

Details: Anna Ruth Calhoun Hughes of Roaring Creek Road in Avery County died on Friday, May 23rd at Blue Ridge Regional hospital in Spruce Pine.
     She was born on February 11, 1946 in Avery County and was the daughter of the late Ray and Opal Burleson Calhoun.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers; Wade and Ray Calhoun, Jr.
     Anna Ruth was a member of the Roaring Creek Missionary Baptist Church and a retired C.N.A.  She loved her grandchildren, spending time and playing with them.  She enjoyed her flowers, cooking, and taking care of others.
     Anna Ruth leaves behind her husband of fifty-two years; Ferrell Hughes of the home; her daughters; Deanna H. Gragg and husband, Jimmy of Collettsville and Beth H. Grant and husband, Rocky of Newland; her son; Kenneth Ray Hughes and wife, Shannon of Newland; nine grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren.
     The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service honoring the life of Mrs. Anna Ruth Hughes at 6:00 pm on Monday, May 26, 2014 in Chapel of Webb Funeral Home with the Rev’s. Chris Nance and Troy Smith officiating.  Interment will follow in the Hughes Cemetery on Jerry’s Creek Road.  A time to receive friends and share memories and support the family will be from 5:00 pm until 6:00 pm on Monday, May 26, 2014 at Webb Funeral Home.
     Flowers will be accepted and appreciated.
     Honoring the life and serving as pallbearers will be; Rocky Gragg, Sr.; Rocky Gragg, Jr.; Hunter Grant;  Jimmy, James, and Noah Gragg.
     Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to the website;, selecting Anna Ruth Hughes’ name and then you may sign her guestbook.
     Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Hughes family.

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