Trula Hughes

Funeral Service

3:00 pm
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Roaring Creek Missionary Baptist Church
2044 Roaring Creek Road
Newland, North Carolina, United States

Obituary of Trula Hughes

Trula Buchanan Hughes, age 88, of the Roaring Creek Community passed away on October 16, 2022 at her home surrounded by her family. Trula was born on April 22, 1934 in Avery County North Carolina. She was the daughter of the late Decatur Buchanan and Joda Burleson Buchanan. Along wioth her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Vearl Hughes of 49 years; brothers Moil Buchanan, Robert Buchanan, Coy Buchanan, Mack Buchanan; sisters Trusty Hughes and Brooksy Young. She was an active member of Roaring Creek Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, reading and most of all taking care of her family. Left to cherish her memory is Tammy Franklin (Bill) of Newland, Michael Hughes of Hickory, Scott Hughes (Misty) of Newland. Grandchildren Chris Franklin, Ashley Hughes (Dustin), Eden Hughes (Aaron) all of Newland, and Sierra Houston (Jeff) of Spruce Pine. Great grandchildren Harlie, Hudson & Hendrix Franklin, Harper Hughes, Riley, Conner & Liana Houston. One brother Franklin Buchanan and wife Alveda of Newland and a sister Joyce Catron of Vienna, West Virginia. Funeral services for Trula Hughes will be held at Roaring Creek Missionary Baptist Church on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.. Internment will follow in the Hughes Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the services from 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Online condolences may be shared with the family at the website Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Hughes family.
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