Jeffie G. “J.G.” Hughes

Published 2:13 pm Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Jeffie G. “J.G.” Hughes, of Roan Mountain, went to be with Jesus on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. He was a son of the late Carmon and Harriett Hopson Hughes of Roaring Creek, N.C.
Jeffie was a graduate of Cranberry High School. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era. He attended St. John Free Will Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce A. Winters Hughes, who passed away August 1, 2022; his sisters, Marie Clark, Aileen Powell, Sue Zoleane Hughes, Mable Stoughton and Maxine Guess; and a brother, J.C. Hughes.
Survivors include three children, Denna (David) Harrison, Jeff (Kim) Hughes and Diane (Chad Hyder) Hughes; a sister, Irene Lusk; and his grandchildren, Brittany Tanner and Hailey Hughes. Several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, January 26, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Richard Sheppard officiating. Interment will follow in the Johnson-Roan View Cemetery, Roan Mountain. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Friday, prior to the service. Military Honors will be provided by the DAV Chapter 39 Honor Guard, Bluff City. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website,
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Hughes family.

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