Deborah A. Hughes

May 24, 2023

Deborah A. Hughes, 69, of West Lafayette, Ind., passed away on May 24, 2023 in her home.  She was born on June 27, 1953 in Rensselaer, Ind. to Roscoe and Anna (Hall) Burton.

Deborah was a 1971 graduate of Rensselaer Central High School.  She married the love of her life, John A. Hughes, in 2013 and he passed in 2022.  They had 2 beloved boxers, Roscoe, who died June 5, 2020 and Milo, who was Deb’s shadow and companion, which she loved dearly.  Deborah worked in several retail stores for most of her life where she met many people which she enjoyed.

Visitation and Services

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. June 8, 2023 at the Tippecanoe Memory Garden Mausoleum in West Lafayette, Ind. where Mary Hollis will give the message sent from God.

Survived by:

The only surviving family is her son: William (Tessa) Burton.

Preceded by:

a son: Jamie Burton, her parents: Roscoe and Anna Burton, and her sister: Ella Susan Burton. Also surviving are her closest friends: Mary Hollis, Cheryl Rhoades, Shannon Harrington, Nancy Garcia, and Vickie Tetzloff.


Leave your Condolences

2 Condolences for “Deborah A. Hughes”

  1. Dori Hulse May 26, 2023 at 6:48 pm

    God puts people in your life for a reason, a purpose, a need that He sees. One of the stops down the road of life, lead me to you. You became a very special, dear, close friend and confidant and stood steadfast by me during some tough times, encouraging me through it all. The thankfulness, gratefulness, and blessing to have known you and call you my best friend. I will cherish our friendship forever. A best friend is one of life’s wonderful blessings and gifts from God.

  2. Shelley Young June 4, 2023 at 9:42 pm

    It was an absolute pleasure, knowing Deb. She adopted Milo from our little shelter in Ohio and that’s how I met her. I so enjoyed our talks and I will miss them. Rest in heavenly peace Deb. The reunion with John will be beyond words. Much love to you, Lady.

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