Bonnie G. Hughes, former longtime resident and business owner, of Mexia, passed away Dec. 19, 2016 in Allen. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 22 at First Baptist Church with the Reverend Marcus Sheffield officiating. Interment will follow in the Mexia Cemetery. Keith Mack, Drew Cain, Ben Buschur, Tim Hughes, Ethan Hughes, John Posey, John Hughes and Greg Gann will serve as pallbearers.
Bonnie was born March 15, 1931 in Greensboro, North Carolina to Bascom and Ethel Melton. She married her one and only love, Herbert Carlton “Pete” Hughes on June 11, 1949 in South Carolina. They were blessed with three children, David Carlton, Trudy Ann and Jonathan Franklin.