July 11, 20116
Karen Sue Hughes, 65, of Rittman died Monday morning at her home following a year long battle with cancer.
Karen was born in Akron on July 3,1951 to the late Delmar and Madge(McKee) Dawkins Sr. She married m Robert Hughes on Aug 26,1967 and he survives. She had lived the past 3 years in Rittman having previously lived in the Creston and Seville area. She was a member of the Five Old ladies club. She enjoyed shopping trips with friends and going to the casino. She enjoyed her grand children and her great grandchildren.
She is survived by her Husband Bob, son; Robert Hughes Jr.and Dawn Dixon of Medina, daughter; Crissy(Steve) Troyer of Creston, grandchildren; Kevin(Ashley) Stowe, Katie((Jacob) Barnes, Kassidy (Josh) Parsittie, James Hughes and Felicia (Ben) Filous, great grandchildren; Kaydence Stowe, Kamden Stowe, and Kolson Stowe, Keagan Parsittie and Kennedi Parsittie, Miley Barnes and Cacheton Barnes. Sister ; Vicki(Jeff) Robinson of Creston. Many nieces and nephews including Terri Thorpe.
She was preceded in death by sister Nancy Harper and brothers; Calvin, Dawkins, Delmar Dawkins Jr. and Gary Dawkins
Funeral Services will be Thursday at 10;30 at Murray Funeral Home in Creston with the Rev Deb Quillen officiating. Burial will be at Seville Mound Hill Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 5- 8 p.m. at the funeral home Memorials may be made to Crossroads Hospice of N.E. Ohio, 3743 Boettler Oaks Drive ,Ste E., Green OH 44685-6227. Tributes may be shared at www.Murray-Funeral-Home.com
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Name: Helen Parsons
I remember all of us in the backyard of the Starchers playing as kids,It seems kind of funny and yet at the same time sad that we grow up,go our separate ways,have our families and then we pass away,as you have lost your family members,I have lost a sister recently,we must go on to the next chapter in our lives,with the help of God we will continue on with our families,your sons and daughters,husband and other family members have my prayers and sympathy at this most difficult time.
Name: Sharon O'Dell
I am so sorry for your loss, I did not know Karen but Stacey is my wonderful niece in law.Please accept my prayers for all of you. I am sure she will be greatly missed.