Rebecca K. “Becky” (Barnett) Hughett, 50, of Knightstown, passed away Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 in her home following an extended illness while surrounded by her family. She was born on Dec. 20, 1960 in Junction City, Kansas, a daughter of Glen Richard Barnett and Linda Sue (Reeves) Barnett.
Becky lived and attended school at the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Home at Knightstown until 1975. She had worked at the Knightstown Café, Pastry Etc., Pic-N-Save and American Legion, mostly as a cook. She was a member of the Knightstown American Legion. She enjoyed going to the casinos, lottery scratch off tickets and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Dennis R. Hughett of Knightstown; three daughters, Becky Hinton (Roger) of Mooreland, Jeri Flowers (Vance) of Greenfield, and Haley Hughett (Jeremy) of Knightstown; a son, John (Caressa) Flowers of New York; two step-daughters, Benita Gross (Tommy) and Misty Doyle, both of New Castle; her mother, Linda Sue (Charles) Prater of Spiceland; her father, Glen Richard Barnett of Richmond, her sisters, Kathy Lodgston of Rushville, April Hutcherson of Knightstown, Robin Simpkins of New Castle, a brother, Richard T. Barnett of Spiceland; grandchildren, Hunter, Emmerson, Carter, Parker, John Jr., Xavier, Liam and Ashton; step-grandchildren, Tameria, Lisa, A.J., Gabrielle, and Josey; also, her best friend, Mary Lou Kwisz of Knightstown and her second mom, Sharon Manning of Knightstown.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Jeffrey Pierce Barnett; grandmother, Florence Reeves, infant daughter, LeeAnn Flowers.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 4, 2011 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service Knightstown Chapel with Pastor Gail Whitmire officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cove Cemetery in Knightstown. Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday, March 3, 2011 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Rebecca K. Hughett Memorial Fund with envelopes available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.hinsey-brown.com.