Zelna Hughes Belsha, 82, of Joaquin, passed away Friday, September 1, 2017, at her residence.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday, September 4, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Bill Sheffield officiating. Interment will follow at Jackson Cemetery in Shelby County.
Mrs. Belsha was born April 29, 1935, in Joaquin, to Leon G. Hughes and Nellie Lucille Jackson Hughes. She enjoyed gardening and was known for her beautiful flower beds. Mrs. Belsha loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by
Daughter: Reené Hooper and husband, Duane, of Houston, Texas
Timothy D. Hooper of Los Angeles, California
Robert Brian Hooper and wife, Rachael, of Shreveport, Louisiana
Alicia Diane Hamilton and husband, Jeff, of Joaquin, Texas
William Preston Hooper of Austin, Texas
Callie Reené Briggs and husband, Jackie, of Logansport, Louisiana
Amy Diane Fonseca and husband, Rafael, of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, Burlington County, New Jersey
Alex Hooper and wife, Evette, of Houston, Texas
14 Great Grandchildren
7 Great Great Grandchildren
Sister: Sue Weaver and husband, Buford, of Center, Texas
Brother-in-law: Howard Belsha
Numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends
Preceded in death by
Husband: Lamar Belsha
Parents: Leon G. Hughes and Nellie Lucille Jackson Hughes
Brother: Bo Hughes
Pallbearers will be Alex Hooper, Jackie Briggs, Will Hooper, Chad Hughes, Rob Hooper and Pete Owens. Honorary pallbearers will be Jake Chapman, Tye Chapman and Rafael Fonseca.
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com