Bertha Della Hughes, longtime Hominy resident, passed away December 25, 2015, in Tulsa at the age of 87 years. Della was born January 28, 1928, near Blackwell, Oklahoma, in Kay County to Walter Leslie and Bertha Agnes (Ingle) Hoover. Della lived most of her life in Hominy until moving to Owasso five years ago. She enjoyed her cats and working in her garden and raising Iris. Those that survive include her daughters, Cathy Edwards and husband John, and Lily Wilson and husband Paul all of Owasso; daughter in law Katricia Hughes of Vinita; and sons, Clarence Hughes of Vinita, Oklahoma, Charles Laws of Texas, and D.J. Rahlf of the Philippines. Also surviving are her twin brother, Donald Hoover of Denison, Texas; 16 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Della was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earl Hughes; brothers, Mack and John Hoover; sisters, Dean Ward and Peggy North; daughter, Sue Crain; son, Chris Hughes; grandchildren, Sarah Laws and Jared Hughes; and great granddaughter, Kirsten Crain.
Private family services will be held at a later date, and her cremated remains will be interred of the family lot in the A.J. Powell Memorial Cemetery in Hominy, Oklahoma. Arrangements were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso. www.moweryfs.com
I’ll miss you
— heather hughes- tapp, Tuesday – January 19, 2016
MessageMessage- Gonna Miss you Ma !!. couldn’t of asked for a better Mother in law…give Chris, Sue and Earl and hug from me..See Ya later….Love Ya !!
— Katricia Hughes, Tuesday – January 19, 2016
Thank you for all the amazing memories Grandma Della. Give my Daddy a big hug for me! Love you!!
— Laura Stidham, Saturday – January 23, 2016
I always loved you and always will, you accepted me right from the start, no questions asked. Rest in peace you were an awesome mother in law and friend. I love and miss you.
— margie parrish, Sunday – April 3, 2016
Note: Private family services at a later date…
A.J. Powell Memorial Cemetery
1 Mile North of Hominy on HWY 99