Averil Hughes Robinson, 92, went to meet her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 in Shreveport, Louisiana. She was born on June 19, 1930 in Hodge, Louisiana to T.M. an Mildred Hughes. She was residing at Waterview Court Senior Living at the time of her death.
Averil grew up in Hodge where she attended school. She married James “Bud” Robinson in 1948 and lived in Danville, Louisiana and on their farm outside of Jonesboro, Louisiana for over 65 years. She worked in Jonesboro for the newspaper and radio station before retiring. Averil loved her church, her friends, family singing, bus tours and travel, cooking and crafting. Averil moved to Shreveport in 2017 and spent five years at Waterview Court making new friends and singing whenever possible.
She is preceded in death by her parents, T.M. and Mildred Hughes. Left to cherish her memory is her brother, Billy “Bill” M. Hughes, and eight nieces and nephews from the Hughes and Robinson families.
Services will be determined at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.