Polly Jean Hughes, 83, of Collinsville, Texas was called home to her Lord and Savior Jesus on Tuesday, January 15, 2020.
Polly was born on December 31, 1936 in Pilot Point, Texas and adopted to Felix Cooper and Mary Katherine (Thomas) Mullins. A member of First Baptist Church of Collinsville, she remained very involved with her church for as long as she was able. Polly was a nurse for over thirty years and served as House Supervisor of skilled nursing for Wilson N. Jones Hospital in Sherman. She loved to travel and was considered a world traveler and adventurer, having been to all fifty states and to many European countries. She had traveled to Egypt on three different occasions. She had a passion for archeology and was able to indulge it with all her travels. Polly was a very loving and compassionate woman, one who loved and adored her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Royce Hughes of Collinsville, daughter, Donna Lynn Gressett of Collinsville, daughter, Misty Jean Hughes of Collinsville, son Royce Gregg Hughes of Sherman, sister, Dola Russell of Plano, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, as well as numerous loving family and friends.
Polly was preceded in death by her parents, Felix and Katherine Mullins and daughter, Patricia Kay Beshears.
Funeral services in honor of Polly will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, January 17, 2020 at Meador Funeral Home of Whitesboro, officiated by Rev. Jerry Davis. Interment will follow at Collinsville Cemetery.