Jacqueline “Jackie” Louise Hugghins
Funeral services for Jacqueline “Jackie” Louise Hugghins, 93, of Alto were held Monday, May 7 at the O.T. Allen & Son Funeral Home in Alto with Rev. Jimbob Lindsey officiating. Burial was at the Lynches Chapel Cemetery.
Mrs. Hugghins died Friday, May 4, in Alto. She was born March 14, 1925 in Mason City, Iowa to Orville M. and Julia Cook Baugh and was the oldest of 9 children.
The family later moved to Rochester, Minnesota where she attended high school and worked at the Mayo Clinic as a teenager. At the age of 18 she lived in Chicago and performed as a singer on a 30-minute radio program. Jackie married her husband Tommie Hugghins in 1945, while both were working for Consolidated Airplane Manufacturing during WW II.
They eventually moved to Alto where they raised their seven children on their dairy and poultry farm.
She and Tommie moved to Tyler in 1972 where Jackie was a department manager at Montgomery Ward for 10 years. She had a love for art and was a very talented painter.
Jackie was Methodist and had lived in Alto for the last five years.
She was preceded in death by her parent; husband Tommie Hugghins; son Jim Bob Hugghins; daughter Pamela Derry; sister Wanda Hurlbut and brothers Sammy, Willard and Garwin Baugh.
She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law Tommie Jack and Linda Hugghins of Waco; John Moore and Debbie Hugghins of Troup and Joe Tim and Debbie Hugghins; daughters and sons-in-law Jan and Jerry Adams of Troup and Joni and Gary Hager of Alto; brother and sister-in-law Gale and Peggy Baugh of Hideaway Lake; sisters and brother-in-law Joellen and Anton Voitle of Round Top; Dorothea Touchton of Diboll and Ruthie Wolford of New Braunfels; 23 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Brian Hugghins, Brandon Hugghins, Timothy Hugghins, Justin Adams, Colton Hager and Mark Baugh.
Honorary pallbearers are Ted Hugghins, Kevin Hassell, and Clark Baugh.