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Elizabeth Ann Hughes

October 19, 1929 December 17, 2018
Elizabeth Ann Hughes
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Obituary for Elizabeth Ann Hughes

Elizabeth Anne Hughes, 89, formerly known as Betty Jane Crawford, died peacefully at home on Monday, December 17, 2018.

Visitation will be Thursday, December 20, 2018 from 12 PM to 1 PM at Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service. Funeral Services will follow at 1 PM at Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service. Burial will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Elizabeth was born October 19, 1929, the daughter of Harry and Ella (Mrstik) Crawford. She lived in the Kalona area and attended school there prior to moving to Iowa City. After moving to Iowa City Elizabeth became involved with Reach For Your Potential where she was well known and liked by the Reach community. Elizabeth lived for a number of years at the Ecumenical Towers were she got to know many of her neighbor residents. Elizabeth was employed for a number of years at Goodwill before she retired. Elizabeth was a member of Resurrection Assembly of God church and enjoyed attending services amongst her friends and fellow members.
Elizabeth’s parakeet, Bobby Lee, was her constant companion for many years, She loved Bobby dearly and took great pride in his care and beauty. Elizabeth spent much time training and attending to Bobby. Elizabeth enjoyed listening to country and gospel music with Bobby.

Elizabeth was very active and liked to be on the go for many of her years. She loved to go shopping, out to eat and to the beauty salon to get her hair done. In her earlier years she enjoyed attending many parties and social events. Elizabeth also enjoyed feeding the ducks at the park and seeing the leaves turn beautiful colors in the fall.
Survivors include her many friends at Reach For Your Potential, the Ecumenical Towers, Resurrection Assembly of God and her dear parakeet, Bobby Lee.

Online condolences may be directed to www.lensingfuneral.com


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Visitation

Thursday

20

Dec

12:00 PM 12/20/2018 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 12/20/2018 1:00:00 PM
Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City

605 Kirkwood Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240

Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City
605 Kirkwood Avenue Iowa City 52240 IA
United States

Service

Thursday

20

Dec

1:00 PM 12/20/2018 1:00:00 PM
Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City

605 Kirkwood Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240

Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City
605 Kirkwood Avenue Iowa City 52240 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memory Gardens Cemetery Final Resting Place

2600 Muscatine Avenue
Iowa City, Iowa 52240

2600 Muscatine Avenue Iowa City 52240 Iowa
United States
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