Carol Grace Hughes

Obituary for 7/18/13 of the Sierra Star

July 16, 2013 

Carol Grace Hughes died July 14, 2013, at the age of 58.

Mrs. Hughes was a resident of Coarsegold for 23 years.

She was born Feb. 5, 1955 in Jamestown, N.D.

Mrs. Hughes enjoyed spending time with her family and her cats Penny, Missy and Rusty, and helping her friends. She was a Lutheran and a cancer survivor.

She was preceded in death by parents Ralph and Luella Christianson, who were born and raised in North Dakota.

Mrs. Hughes is survived by her husband of more than 20 years, Rod Hughes of Coarsegold; sister Sandy and husband Reggie; nephew Trevor; nieces Sheila and Samantha and husband Jared; and great-niece Dakota, all of the Bay Area; Rod's parents Ross and Dixie Hughes of North Fork; brothers-in-law David and Jeff of North Fork; sister-in-law Lori and her daughters, Shawna, April and husband Bryan, and their daughter Brooklyn, all of Texas.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 20 at the home of family friend Jo An Stephens, located at 47481 Miwoc Ave. in Coarsegold's Indian Lakes Park. The service will be informal outside with a potluck.

Donations may be made in Carol's name for breast cancer research.