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Charles Willis Hughes

Arkadelphia, AR, 1931 - 2022

Dr. Charles Willis Hughes, author and professor emeritus, passed peacefully on the morning of October 12, 2022 at age 91, in Arkadelphia. He was born in Dallas, Tex. on July 24, 1931. Charles is survived by his wife of 64 years, Elsie Marie Hughes, 2 children, Cynthia Marie (Cyndi) Moorman and Charles Willis (Chuck) Hughes Jr., 2 granddaughters, Rachel Marie White and Jazmin Lillie Marie Saverse, and one great grandson, Milo Cohen White. Service details and Charles's full obituary may be found on the Welch Funeral Home Facebook page and at

Published October 16, 2022

Welch Funeral Home
202 South Fourth Street, Arkadelphia, AR
Phone: 870-230-1400