Oneta Hughes

Obituary of Oneta Hughes

Oneta Lancaster Hughes, 82, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, died Friday, August 6, 2021, at her son's home in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. Born March 29, 1939, in Hopkinsville, the daughter of the late Jesse Carl Sr. and Nancy (Mitchell) Lancaster. Oneta was the tenth of twelve children in her large and loving family. She was a member of the Kelly Baptist Church in Hopkinsville. Oneta loved watching golf, UK basketball, playing cards, bowling, and visiting friends, family and loved ones. Mrs. Hughes was a wonderful cook and baker who shared her tasty treats with all. Survivors include: one daughter: Kimberly (David) Charmello of North Myrtle Beach, SC and two sons: David (Marie) Hughes of Hopkinsville, KY and Jeff (Melissa) Hughes of Harrodsburg, KY;a sister: Linda (Ronald "Buster") Rogers, and three brothers: Jesse Jr. (Elsie) Lancaster, Richard Lancaster and Charlie (Betty) Lancaster; she has six grandchildren, Hunter (Candace) Smith, Ashley Smith, Brittany Hughes, Megan Hughes, Peyton Hughes, Read Hughes; and two great grandchildren, Hunt and Zoey Smith. She was predeceased in death by seven siblings; Martha, Marie, Lacey, Hubert, Mildred, Harold, and Bobbie. A private family gathering will be held in Hopkinsville, Kentucky in the near future. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations in Oneta’s memory be made to St.Judes Children’s Hospital. P.O. Box 50 Memphis, TN 38101-9929.
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