Shirley Ann Hughes


Shirley Ann Hughes, 70, of West Liberty, passed away Tuesday morning, Feb. 5, 2019, at her home. She was born in Hillsboro on Sept. 8, 1948, and raised in Morehead, Ky., by her late parents, Burley and Zella Kegley Johnson. She was also preceded in death by a son, Bradley R. Hughes; five sisters; and three brothers.

Shirley married Robert R. Hughes on Dec. 31, 1989, and he survives in West Liberty. She is also survived by children, Jennifer L. Eaton of North Lewisburg, Brian L. Hughes of West Liberty and James E. Hughes of Sidney; seven grandchildren, James Hughes, Christopher Hughes, Allyssa Eaton, Brianna Eaton, Cayla Eaton, Connor Eaton and Avery Eaton; a sister, Carrol (Ronald) Shroyer of Mesa, Ariz.; and a brother, Donald (Ina) Johnson of Tutor Key, Ky.

Shirley worked with her husband as a bookkeeper. She always had a warm smile and loved her family and friends. Shirley was a member of West Liberty Church of God. The family would like to send a special thank you to hospice nurse, Cindy McClain and aide, Therese Miller, along with other staff of Universal Home Health Hospice.

Pastor Ron Irick officiates a memorial service at noon Friday, Feb. 8, at Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, West Liberty, following calling that begins at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation at

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