Eva M. Chavez-Hughes, age 49, of Gobles, MI passed away Friday September 2, 2016 at home. Eva was born October 26, 1966 in Kalamazoo the daughter of Roberto and Marta (Abete) Chavez. She was a member of Phi Theta Kappa Society at KVCC & WMU, she enjoyed knitting, crocheting, home schooling and playing the game Magic. On May 19, 1996 in Kalamazoo Eva was united in marriage to Michael Hughes who survives. Also surviving is a son Sage Hughes of Gobles; daughter, Malita Hughes of Gobles; brother, Gerardo Chavez of Kalamazoo; half-brother, Bobby Moncada of Texas; step-sister, Liza Rios of Texas; brother in law, Matt Hughes of Macomb, IL; two nieces Jessica and Alicia. Friends will be received 5-8 pm Wednesday Sept. 7, 2016 at Redmond Funeral Home, Kalamazoo where services will be held 2 pm Thursday.