Clara Hughes

July 18, 1919 ~ July 16, 2019 (age 99)

Clara Hughes, 99, of Connersville passed away Tuesday evening, July 16, 2019, at Hickory Creek Nursing Home where she had been a resident since 2001.

She was born July 18, 1919, in Tennessee and was a devoted homemaker.  She was married to Will McCain and later to Al Hughes, both preceded her in death.

Clara had attended Calvary Baptist Church for many years.  She enjoyed collecting dolls and loved several outdoor activities including, fishing and mushroom hunting.  While a resident at the nursing home, she participated in the Senior Olympics and several senior bowling tournaments.

Survivors include three grandchildren, Alvin (Debra Ryckman Simmons) Eden, of Andersonville, IN, Troy Eden, Lawrenceburg, IN and Ronald (Shona) Eden, of Andersonville, IN; three great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Besides her two husbands, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Ina Eden; four brothers and three sisters.

Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 12:00 (Noon) p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home with Pastor John Reynolds officiating.  Burial will follow at Hopewell Cemetery.  Friends may also visit anytime at


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