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Joyce A. Hughes

Joyce A. Hughes, 76, of Sedalia, passed away Monday, December 9, 2019 at her daughter’s home in Higginsville, MO.

Joyce was born October 14, 1943 in Warrensburg, MO, the daughter of Roy L. and Dora L. “Dodie” (Albin) Herd.  On July 10, 1971 at Epworth United Methodist Church in Sedalia, she married Ronald Howard Hughes who preceded her in death on July 30, 2013.

Joyce was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.  She worked for the EW Thompson State School from 1978 to 2002 as a teacher aid and drove the school bus for 25 years.  Joyce enjoyed playing games on her computer with her friends, and watching game shows. She loved spending time with grandchildren and watching them in different activities as well as taking family outings together.  She also loved fishing and spending time with her dog Ace.

Survivors include three children, David Campbell (Donna) of Wyoming, IL, Kim Wiley of Higginsville, MO, Rocky Hughes (Phelessia) of Sedalia, MO; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to both of her parents and her husband she was preceded in death by one brother, Bobby Lee Herd and two grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Crown Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 13, 2019 at the Heckart Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to the American Lung Association.
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