Deborah A. Hughes

Deborah A. Hughes, 69, of West Lafayette, Ind., passed away on May 24, 2023 in her home.  She was born on June 27, 1953 in Rensselaer, Ind. to Roscoe and Anna (Hall) Burton.

Deborah was a 1971 graduate of Rensselaer Central High School.  She married the love of her life, John A. Hughes, in 2013 and he passed in 2022.  They had 2 beloved boxers, Roscoe, who died June 5, 2020 and Milo, who was Deb’s shadow and companion, which she loved dearly.

Deborah worked in several retail stores for most of her life where she met many people which she enjoyed.

The only surviving family is her son: William (Tessa) Burton.  She was preceded in death by a son: Jamie Burton, her parents: Roscoe and Anna Burton, and her sister: Ella Susan Burton.  Also surviving are her closest friends: Mary Hollis, Cheryl Rhoades, Shannon Harrington, Nancy Garcia, and Vickie Tetzloff.

Funeral Services

 A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. June 8, 2023 at the Tippecanoe Memory Garden Mausoleum in West Lafayette, Ind. where Mary Hollis will give the message sent from God.    Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main Street, Frankfort is honored to assist the Hughes family.  Please visit, where you may leave a message for the family.