Cora Agnes Hughes passed away in Lansing, Michigan, on March 14, 2020, at the age of 84. Cora was born on January 8, 1936, to Wilbur and Marie Beatrice (Shafer) Fields. She worked for the State of Michigan, primarily in the Department of Education until her retirement.
She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Thelma Kay; parents, Wilbur and Marie Beatrice Fields; brother, Clifford (Jean) Fields; sisters, Betty (Harold) Lovejoy and Carol Burdette. She is survived by one son, Robert Hughes; daughters, Debbie Hughes, Sharon (Howard) Frischman, Diana (Gary) Crittenden, Lois (Barry) Buchanan; grandson, Ken Buchanan; granddaughters, Erica (Alex) Dethloff, Chelsea Barker, Katelyn Buchanan; great-granddaughter, Hadlee; and new great-grandson, Oliver.
Cora enjoyed drawing, painting, and decorating her home, as well as watching the various wildlife living on the lake outside her back door. She also enjoyed spending time with her best friend, her miniature poodle, Mitzi.
Services will be held at a later date. Those who wish may make a donation in her memory to the charity of their choosing.