In loving memory

Meador Funeral Home – Whitesboro

Memorial Service –

Friday, February 11 , 2022 – 2:00 PM

Meador Funeral Home

401 Hwy 377 North

Whitesboro, TX 76273

Visitation – 

Friday, February 11, 2022 – 1:00 PM

Meador Funeral Home

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Helen Laverne Hughes, 84, of Whitesboro, Texas was called to her eternal home on Friday, February 4, 2022.

Born in Whitesboro, Texas on April 21, 1937 to Robert and Zelma Mayo.  She graduated from Whitesboro in 1955, where she was a cheerleader.  She retired from TI after 20 years as a n administrative assistant.  She then went to work at Brown Real Estate for 18 years. Helen loved going to the casino and playing the slots.  She loved dancing and was very good at it.  Best two-stepper there was!  But what she loved most was her family.  She loved to have them all over, be it for Christmas, birthdays, or just get to together and play some skip-bo or poker.

Helen leaves behind her husband of 35 years John Hughes, son, David Salling II and wife, Rhonda of Sherman; daughter, Leigh Ann Burks of Whitesboro; daughter, Latrisha Wood and husband, Chris of Sanger; grandchildren, Jennifer Sluder and husband, Toby of Whitesboro; Meagan Salling of Sherman; Chris Burks of Whitesboro; Hayley Krampf and husband, Alan of Lone Grove, Ok.; Jordan Salling of Whitesboro; and Emma McWhorter of Sanger; great-grandchildren, Kendall, Karter, and Karli Sluder of Whitesboro; Lexi Patterson, Jaxson Tollett, and Avery Gentry of Sherman; sister, Robbie Smith and Bill Rice of Denison; sisters and brothers-in-law, Lynn and Brenda Hughes of Whitesboro; Patricia Sellers of Flower Mound; Glenda and Jeff Greb of Arlington, Mavis Hughes of Aubrey as well as numerous nieces and nephews and many loving friends who loved her dearly.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Ruth Hargesheimer, brothers-in-law, Joe Hughes, David Sellers and Lyndell Hughes, and sister-in-law, Nell Hughes.

As she always said, “I love you more.”

A memorial service honoring Helen will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, February 11, 2022 at Meador Funeral Home of Whitesboro.  A time of visitation will be held for family and friends one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.