She was born April 20, 1928, in Clay County, the daughter of Frank and Ina Clark.
A graduate of both Van Buren High School and Indiana State University and a certified real estate agent, Dee retired from the Terre Haute Department of Redevelopment after working at Allis-Chalmers, Terre Haute.
Her hobbies included traveling and spending time with anyone of the many dogs in her life.
Survivors include her daughter Sharon Brink, grandson Richard Brink and Jason Brink, sister Virginia Crouse and her husband Melvin Crouse, and sisters-in-law Dolores Clark and Sue Clark.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Samuel Lester Hugg, brother Wayne Deloss Clark, and twin brother Francis Dermont Clark.
Private services are yet to be determined.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Hospice of the Wabash Valley.