Sabrina Hughes

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Sabrina Lynn Hughes, 41, of Smithton, IL, born February 10, 1981, in St. Louis, MO, died Saturday, April 16, 2022, at her residence.

She was preceded in death by a son, Ian Hughes; her father, Gary W. Hughes, Sr.; and her grandparents, Wilhelm Oppelz and Wayne and Velma Hughes.

Surviving are her mother, Hanelaure “Lori” E. Hughes, nee Oppelz; a son, Xander Hughes; a brother, Gary W. Hughes, Jr. (fiancée Samantha Iler); her grandmother, Theresa Oppelz; two nephews, Gary III and Connor Hughes; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and other family members.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

According to Sabrina’s wishes, cremation services were held. Memorial services will be at a later date.


12 Comments on Sabrina Hughes

Denise Mueller said : Guest Report Apr 23, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Sabrina was a wonderful lady. I got to know her and little Xander. Gone too soon!

  • Waterloo
  • Illinois
Bill and Angie Bjornstad said : Guest Report Apr 22, 2022 at 9:02 AM

Lori and Gary Jr.: I just heard of Sabrina's death. I am so very sorry to hear this. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Bill and Angie Bjornstad

  • Smithton
  • IL said : Guest Report Apr 19, 2022 at 11:28 AM

I’m so sorry for your loss. Sabrina was a great friend always there for you when you needed someone

  • Marissa
  • Illinois
Sue Becker said : Guest Report Apr 19, 2022 at 11:19 AM

Dearest Lori, This news is heartbreaking. So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and yours. Sending peace, love, and serenity.

  • Smithton
  • IL
Jeff and Melissa said : Guest Report Apr 18, 2022 at 9:48 PM

Fly high our friend until we meet again. We will be watching over your momma and boy. Our condolences to the Hughes family we love you guys!! If you need anything g we just a ring away.

  • Imperial
  • Mo
Amber hollowell said : Guest Report Apr 18, 2022 at 5:54 PM

Ride high my best friend . I'll miss you more than you will ever know. Prayers to the entire Hughes family. I love you all!

  • Smithton
  • Illinois
Karen Giliberti said : Guest Report Apr 18, 2022 at 5:36 PM

Sabrina was a former student of mine.I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that God will comfort you during this difficult time.

  • Cherokee Village
  • Arkansas
Steven Threadgill said : Guest Report Apr 18, 2022 at 4:22 PM

Sabrina was a kind beautiful soul who would do anything for anybody. She will be dearly missed, my thoughts and prayers are with her friends family and loved ones. God bless

  • St.Louis
Annie and Mike Banks and family said : Guest Report Apr 18, 2022 at 4:19 PM

Dear Lori, Gary, Godi, Anna Marie and Bill, We are so sorry to hear about Sabrina. You must be overwhelmed with grief. Know that we are thinking of you, and sending love and strength your way.

  • Kansas City
  • MO
Mitzi and John Renk said : Guest Report Apr 18, 2022 at 4:05 PM

Lori and Gary, So sorry for your loss. You and your families are in our hearts and prayers. Love your cousin Mitzi and John

  • Lake St Louis
  • Mo
Amber calahan said : Guest Report Apr 18, 2022 at 4:02 PM

I got the pleasure to work with Sabrina for a couple years. She always had a smile and made everyone laugh. She will be missed. So sorry for your loss.

  • New Athens
  • Illinois
G Scholz said : Guest Report Apr 18, 2022 at 3:55 PM

I’m sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to you and your family. Sabrina was a great person with a good heart..

  • House Springs
  • Mo

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