Twala Hughes

Twala Dolores Hughes (Coan)

Monday, October 23rd, 1939 - Sunday, September 6th, 2020
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Twala Dolores (Coan) Hughes, 80, of Chilton passed away in Waco on Sunday, September 6, 2020 from complications of Alzheimers. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Dr., Waco, with Dr. Cary Killough officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Chilton Cemetery. The family will receive visitors 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday September 9 at the funeral home. In accordance with current regulations, seating is limited, face coverings and social distancing is required.

Twala was born October 23, 1939 in Waco to Clarence Woodrow Coan and Louise Pauline (Shupp) Coan. She was raised in Waco and attended Waco High School. She was married to James D. Reid for sixteen years with whom she had four children, Danny, Donna, Keith and David. She has been married to Richard (Slim) Hughes for forty-five years with whom she had one son, Cameron. Over the years, Twala worked in retail at Handy Dan Lumber and Ambers Arts & Crafts. She was very creative and loved sharing her love of arts and crafts with her grandchildren. She loved her family dearly and had a way of always making each of her children and grandchildren feel as if they were her favorite! Her sweet demeanor was obvious to everyone she met.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and sisters, Barbara Moore and Edwina Green.

Survivors include her husband, Richard (Slim) Hughes of Chilton; five children, James (Danny) Reid and wife, Jessa of Lago Vista; Donna Reid Barkley and husband, Chad of Robinson; Keith Reid and wife, Teresa of Robinson, David Reid of Chilton and Cameron Hughes of Chilton; grandchildren Erin Reid Nelson and husband, Page; Kelti De Bourbon-Poisson and husband, Cedric; Megan Barkley Mock and husband, Kevin; Ashton Barkley Bearden and husband, Scott; Christopher Reid and wife, Nicole; Katie Reid Costner and husband, John; Ryan Reid; Madi Reid; Mackenzie Reid Fentress and husband, Timmy; MacKayla Reid Magana and husband, Colton; MacKeely Reid; Rebekah Hughes; sixteen great-grandchildren and her best friend of fifty plus years, Gaye Terry of San Antonio.

Pallbearers will be her five children along with a special son-in-law, who feel their Mom carried them many times through life and are honored to now carry her.

The family would like to thank the nurses, aides and staff at Wesley Woods Nursing Home who took such good care of Mom these past six months, with a special thank-you to Ashley Worthington for loving our Mom like family.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Pecan Grove Funeral Home
    3124 Robinson Dr
    WACO, TX 76706
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  • Service

    Thursday, September 10th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, September 10th, 2020 11:00am
    Pecan Grove Funeral Home
    3124 Robinson Dr
    WACO, TX 76706
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Dr. Cary Killough
  • Interment

    Chilton Cemetery
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Melissa Leavelle

Posted at 03:19pm
I am so sorry for your loss, Twala was a wonderful women. She was very kind and had a big heart.
Melissa (Parker) Leavelle

Mindy & Brian Poitevent

Posted at 05:01pm
Keith you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers
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Amy Novak

Posted at 04:37pm
Donna, sending my deepest condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. Mother's never go away, they are our guardian angels forever. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

Amy Novak

Tina, Richard, Ian and Aaron Leonberger

Posted at 04:24pm
With loving memories of Twala and thoughts of her family.
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Billy & Glenda Girard

Posted at 04:10pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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