Karolyn Kaye (Gant) Hughes was born at the family home located in Taylor County, Iowa, on March 14, 1941, to Orval and Naomi Clayton Gant. A Celebration of life service will be held 1:00 pm, Saturday, September 18, 2021, Miner Pavilion, 600 Lafayette St, New Market, Iowa. Visitation will follow with a luncheon and fellowship. Memorials can be made to family choice. Walker-Merrick-Billings Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.