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Gerry Estep Hughes 1941-2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019


Gerry Estep Hughes, 77, of Roaring Springs, Texas, born July 5, 1941, in Spur, Texas, went to her heavenly home on April 11, 2019. A visitation was held Saturday, April 13 from 5-7 p.m. at Zapata Funeral Home in Spur. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 14 at the Afton Cemetery.

Gerry was preceded in death by her husband, Sinclair Hughes; parents, Cecil and Sybil (Martin) Estep; daughters Sherri Lynn Drennon and Delilah Diane Dawes; and two brothers Forrest “Frosty” Estep and Don Estep.

She is survived by daughter Gwen Hughes Bates; grandchildren Tara (Dawes) and Matthew McGlinn, Kirstin (Bates) and Garrett Harkins, Alexis (Dawes) and Glenn Kennimer, Grant Bates and Dylan Bates; great-grandchildren Maxson Harkins and Easton Kennimer; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friend James Bearden.

Gerry’s family wishes to express deep gratitude to all of the caregivers and staff at the Matador Nursing Home and cousin-sister Melinda Martin Jameson.

Memorial donations can be made to the Afton Cemetery Association or Alzheimer’s Foundation. Online condolences may be made at


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