June 27, 1945 - January 3, 2022
Donna M. (Phelps) Hughes, 76, of East Peoria, passed away January 3, 2022, at OSF St. Frances Medical Center in Peoria. She was born in Streator on June 27, 1945, to Donald and Esta (Paris) Cashmer. She married Clyde Phelps in Springfield on July 29, 1966; he preceded her in death on April 17, 2002. She later married David Hughes on June 19, 2004, in Normal; he survives. Also surviving is her son, Dwayne (Kim) Phelps of Germantown Hills; two stepdaughters, Debbie Carroll of Farmington and Joy Hughes of Davenport, IA; one stepson, Jon Hughes of Bloomington; one granddaughter, Beth Phelps; 2 step grandchildren, Austin and Lauren; many nieces and nephews; and her 5 sisters, Delores Noe of Creal Springs, Darlene (Timothy) Riddle of Rockford, Dorothy (Douglas) Ahlenius of Heyworth, Denece (Gary) Bressner of Pontiac, and Dee Esta Winterrowd of Cornell. She was preceded in death by her stepson, Terry Phelps and her brother, Donald Dean. Donna worked as a clerk for the US Army Peoria Recruiting Office, then later worked as a Bank Teller for Bank Plus until she retired in 2007. She was a member of Bay View Baptist Church in Washington and the Holiday Ramblers RV Club. Donna loved playing cards, Bunco, and baking with her grandkids. She especially enjoyed family reunions. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Bay View Baptist Church in Washington, with an hour of visitation prior to the service at 10:00 AM, at the church. Dwayne Phelps will officiate. Burial will follow at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. Gary Deiters Funeral Home and Cremation Services of East Peoria is assisting the family. Memorials may be made to Bay View Baptist Church in Washington. Online condolences may be left at www.GaryDeitersFH.com.
Donna M. (Phelps) Hughes, 76, of East Peoria, passed away January 3, 2022, at OSF St. Frances Medical Center in Peoria. She was born in Streator on June 27, 1945, to Donald and Esta (Paris) Cashmer. She married Clyde Phelps in Springfield on... View Obituary & Service Information
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