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HUGHES, Betty Jo
HUGHES, Betty Jo Born March 6, 1920 in Raymond, Neb., passed away on June 24, 2014 in Lancaster, Calif. A 1941 graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University, she taught high school until she married Warren B. Hughes in June 1946 in Raymond, Neb. She moved to Lancaster in 1954. She taught Girls PE at Antelope Valley High School from 1960 and chaired the department from 1964 to her retirement in 1985. From 1960 to 1985, she directed the annual Modern Dance Concert. A charter member of the Lancaster Presbyterian Church (1955), she was active in the California Retired Teachers Association. Her daughter Susan Hughes Gingrasso; grandson Carcheri Gingrasso; niece Sonja Plahn, and nephew Jackson Ideen survive her. Her husband Warren B Hughes, son Brad Hughes and sisters Margaret Ideen and Lucile Caulk preceded her in death.Help us celebrate Betty Jos life at 3 pm on July 11, 2014 at the Lancaster Presbyterian Church 1616 W. Lancaster Blvd. Refreshments will follow. In lieu of flowers, send memorials to the church.

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