Lois Simmons Hughey, 88 of St. Cloud, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018. A member of a Pioneer Osceola County family Lois was born in Kissimmee on September 24, 1929 the daughter of Hardy Lee and Lily Yates Simmons and was a lifelong fifth generation Osceola County resident. She is the last of seven children who preceded her in death: Virginia, Lee, Lilburn, Luie, Loretta & Lila. She was also preceded in death by her husband James A. Hughey who she married in Kissimmee in 1947. Together they managed a successful livestock trucking company in Kissimmee and also in Wauchula County. She was a long time member of the First Baptist Church, Kissimmee and a member of the Silver Spurs Club. Being the outgoing lady she was, her parting saying was, " The party is over here, but we will have a big celebration in Heaven!". She truly loved the Lord and loved serving Him. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and loved all of her friends and pretty much anyone she met.
She is survived by sons, Ken (Deena)Hughey of St. Cloud and Bill (Joan) Hughey of Brooks, GA; 6 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday, May 24, 2018 in Rose Hill Cemetery, Kissimmee with the Reverend Will Troutman and Reverend Glen Rogers officiating.
There will be no formal visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made for Max Jones C/O Eastern Avenue Baptist Church, 101 East 10th Street, P.O. Box 701209, St. Cloud, Fl. 34770 or Solaris Healthcare, 4201 Nolte Road, St. Cloud, Fl. 34772.
The Hughey family is being cared for by CONRAD & THOMPSON FUNERAL HOME, 511 EMMETT STREET, KISSIMMEE, FLORIDA 34741 (407)847-3188