Lois V. Bowers Hughes
Published 3:17 pm Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Lois V. Bowers Hughes, 71, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away Monday, August 30, 2021, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Woodrow Bowers and Blonnie Crowe Bowers. Lois was a very giving person and loved everyone. She enjoyed floral decorating and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Lois was of the Baptist faith. She was very close to her sister June, of Michigan, with whom she spent many hours on long distance phone conversations.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her best friend and father of her children, Robert D. Hughes; one son, Johnny Hughes; two sisters, Charlotte Renfro and Betty Bell; two brothers, Buryl Bowers and Tony Bowers; and her best friend with whom she spent her last few years, D.O.G.
Those left to cherish her memory include her two children, Jimmy Hughes and fiancée Karen of Roan Mountain; one daughter, Laura Morris of Elizabethton; four grandchildren, Brandon Campbell and wife Jessica, Jared Campbell and Jacob Morris of Elizabethton and Summer Hughes of Newport, Tenn.; four great-grandchildren, Jackson, Maggie and Molly Campbell of Elizabethton and Gabe of Roan Mountain; four sisters, Patsy Presnell and husband John, Beulah Lunceford, all of Hampton, Carolyn Bishop and June Salts of Michigan; and one brother, Terry Bowers and wife Barbara of Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A funeral service to honor the life of Lois V. Bowers Hughes will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 2, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Pastor Justin Deaton officating. The family will receive friends between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m. Thursday, prior to the service. The graveside service and committal will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, September 3, in the Hughes Cemetery. Active pallbearers are Jimmy Hughes, Brandon Campbell, Jared Campbell, Jacob Morris, Randall Hughes and Ian Ford. Honorary pallbearers are Terry Bowers, Allen Morris and Wayne Hughes. Those who wish to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home at 11:45 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is honored to serve the Hughes family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Service Information Line: (423) 543-4917.