Linda  Hughes

Linda E. Hughes

1942 - 2023

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Linda E. Hughes passed away on 18 May, 2023 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


 Linda Hughes was born in Shreveport, Louisiana to Louis and Nellie Smith on 27 January 1942. She graduated Arkansas High School in 1960. After graduating Dukes Beauty School, she had a career as a hair stylist that spanned 35 years with clients that were loyal to her the entire time. She loved gardening and growing flowers. She enjoyed traveling, visiting Spain and Germany and many U.S. states.


 Linda is preceded in death by her husband, former Texarkana Arkansas fire chief Michael Hughes; her brother, Louis E. Smith; and sisters Martha Ford and Nelta Anderson. Linda is survived by her two sons David Ivey and Damon Ivey, two step sons Terry Hughes and Greg Hughes, two grandchildren Davis Bentley and Emily Ivey, and two great grandchildren Isabelle Strange and Lillybet Bayless.


 Funeral services will be held at 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Thursday, June 1st, 2023 Riverside Funeral Home in Albuquerque, NM and she will be laid to rest at Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery also in Albuquerque. However, no graveside services are planned.


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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Riverside Funeral Home of Albuquerque