Thursday, September 26, 1940 - Saturday, February 25, 2017
Mr. John Earl Hughes of Fadette passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Campbellton Graceville Hospital. He was 76.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 27, 2017 in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory in Slocomb. A private interment will follow at Wrights Creek Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 10:00 a.m. until service time.
Mr. Hughes was born September 26, 1940 in Geneva County to the late Earlie B. and Lela Mae Singletary Hughes. John Earl was a proud veteran of the Alabama Army National Guard. He worked in construction for many years until his retirement, and was an avid fisherman.
In addition to his parents, one brother, Clifton Lavon Hughes preceded him in death.
Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Charlotte Bell Hughes, Fadette; a daughter, Gennia Smith (Sidney), Geneva; a son, Mike Hughes (Christina), Pensacola, FL; four grandchildren: Trey Smith (April), Ashley Smith (Chelsea), Michelle Picklesimer (Matthew), and Jamie Hughes Stotler (Cody); seven great grandchildren: Trevor Smith, Sydney Smith, Trent Smith, Leila Smith, Ava Smith, Bridges Picklesimer, and Rivers Picklesimer; sisters: Delta Watkins (Jerry), and Wanda Golden (Gerald); brother, Grady Hughes; nieces, nephews, other extended family, and friends.