Name: Marguerite Hughes
Birth: 26 MAY 1922 in Searcy, White Co, Ar 1
Death: 21 APR 2005 in Searcy, White Co, Ar
Burial: 25 APR 2005 Oak Grove Cem, Searcy, White Co, Ar
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The following Obit notice appeared in the "Daily Citizen", Searcy, Ar. on 23 APR 2005:
Friday, April 22, 2005 10:52 PM CDT
Marguerite Fraser, 82, of Searcy died Friday, April 22, 2005. Born May 26, 1922, in
Searcy, she was the daughter of the late Arnold V. and Ilar Massey Hughes. She was a
member of the First United Methodist Church; founder of Fraser Nursing Home, now
known as Byrd Haven; the founder of New Hope Specialized Industries, Inc., and a strong
She is also preceded in death by her husband, Z.L. Fraser; two brothers, Roy and Herbert Hughes;
and one sister, Ellen Marie Vincent.
Survivors include one son, John Fraser and his wife Minnie of Searcy; brother, Dr. Earl Hughes
of Little Rock; two granddaughters, Stephanie Paquin and Misty Fraser; and one great-granddaughter,
Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. on Sunday, April 24, 2005, at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday, April 25, at Searcy-McEuen Chapel.
The headstone gives the birth year as 1923. The Obit notice shows 1922. The 1930 census
of White Co, Ar shows her to be 7 years and 11 months old when the census was taken on 29 APR 1930.
This would support the 1922 birth year.
Father: Arnold Venson Hughes b: 20 DEC 1882 in Cabell County, W. VA
Mother: Ilar Massey b: 2 MAR 1889 in Hall County, GA
Z. L. Fraser b: 8 AUG 1919 in Georgetown, White Co, Ar.
- Abbrev: Headstone in Oak Grove Cem, Searcy, Ark
Headstone in Oak Grove Cem, Searcy, Ark