Beverly Hughson, 77, of Quasqueton, passed away quietly in her sleep with her devoted pets at her side on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013.
Beverly was born June 13, 1935, to Beatrice Gray and LeRoy Hardman in Oelwein. She was the oldest of 16 children.
She was united in marriage to Warren Hughson on Nov. 21, 1953. They had four daughters. She worked for Rockwell Collins until she retired. She was an EMT with the Quasqueton First Responders where she and her husband served the community.
She loved her family, friends, and pets. She enjoyed fishing, swimming, puzzle books, and reading. Her hobbies were quilting, sewing, and wood working. She enjoyed joking around with everyone.
She is survived by her loving and devoted family: Deborah and Lawrence Blockhus of West Union, Londa and Gary Marshall and Wanda and John Thomas, all of Quasqueton, and Anita Hughson of Ladora. Her grandchildren are Tom and Doug Blockhus, Leon Freer and Allyson Yearous and her great granddaughter is Alexus Freer. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren; granddaughter, Anna Thomas; her parents, Beatrice and LeRoy Hardman; and three brothers.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at White Funeral Home in Quasqueton, with the Rev. Kevin Jennings officiating. The family will greet friends for an hour before services. Burial will be at a later date in the Quasqueton Cemetery. White Funeral Home of Quasqueton is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at www.White-MtHope.com.
Published Jan. 18, 2013 in The Gazette