Name: Earl Hughes
Birth: 1 JAN 1925 in Searcy, AR
Death: 27 MAR 2010 in Little Rock, Ar
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- Occupation: Methodist Minister, Arkansas Conference
- _MILI: U.S. Army
January 1, 1925 - March 27, 2010
Dr. Earl Hughes, 85, of Little Rock went to be with the Lord, Saturday, March 27, 2010. Earl was born on January 1, 1925 to
the late Arnold Venson and Ilar Massey Hughes in the family home on Spring Street in Searcy, Arkansas, built by his
grandfather, John Anderson Massey.
Dr. Hughes was a Methodist minister for 43 years and served various churches throughout the state. He was active in
Civil Rights and in Geriatric Care Reform.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 41 years, Lynne Hughes; his brothers, Harold, Herbert, and Roy;
two sisters, Marguerite Fraser and Ellen Marie Vincent.
Survivors are sons, Dr. Michael A. Hughes and wife, Dr. Eril Barnett Hughes of Ada, Oklahoma and Mitchell Hughes;
and daughter, Suzanne Hughes both of Little Rock; a grandson, Stewart Hughes; and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 30, 2010 in the Chapel of Pulaski Heights United Methodist
Church with Reverend Vic Nixon and Bishop Kenneth Hicks officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Searcy.
The family wishes to thank Ruth Griffin and Carmelia Johnson and others from Elder Independence for their kind assistance and care.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) P. O. Box 9068, New York,
New York 10087, or Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 1 Children’s Way, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202.
Father: Arnold Venson Hughes b: 20 DEC 1882 in Cabell County, W. VA
Mother: Ilar Massey b: 2 MAR 1889 in Hall County, GA
Evelyn (Lynne) Lacovey b: 31 DEC 1924 in Washington, DC