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Mr. Sonny Hughes, 52

Mr. Sonny Hughes, 52, of Hazlehurst, died Jan. 21 at Jeff Davis Hospital.
Mr. Hughes was born July 23, 1967, in Appling County. Sonny was a member of The Church of God at Hazlehurst, where he held several leadership positions, including being a Sunday school teacher.
He was employed with Savannah Carpenters Local Union #256 and was preceded in death by brothers, Roy Clyde Hughes Jr. and Jerry Dewayne Hughes.
Survivors include his wife, Donna Rowell Hughes, of Hazlehurst; sons, Kyle Hughes of Adel, Hayden Hughes of Hazlehurst, Jacob Hughes of Hazlehurst, and Chase Hughes of Hazlehurst; daughters, Kori Hughes of Hazlehurst, Sarah Hughes of Glenwood, Gracie Hughes of Hazlehurst and Ariel Hughes of Hazlehurst; mother, Joan Neal of Hazlehurst; father, Roy C. Hughes Sr. (Michelle) of Hazlehurst; siblings, Cindy Varnadore of Hazlehurst, Sandy Yawn of Hazlehurst, Timmy Hughes of Hazlehurst, Josh Hughes (Cheree) of Hazlehurst, Matthew Hughes (Kaylee) of Ambrose, Linnie Davis (Casey) of Broxton, Angie Everett (Steve) of Hazlehurst, Luke Collins of Hazlehurst, Donnie Deen of Hazlehurst, Katie Ely of Hazlehurst, Michele Taylor of Hazlehurst, Deidre Allen (Wayne) of Hazlehurst, and Wade Taylor Jr. (Melissa) of Lumber City; granddaughter, Riley Bowen.
Graveside services were held Jan. 23 at Hazlehurst City Cemetery with the Rev. Hal Jeffcoat officiating.
Honorary pallbearers were members of Savannah Carpenters Union #256 and all friends and family in attendance.
Active pallbearers were Jerry Clements, Steven Calhoun, Anthony Calhoun, Terrell Register, Colby Dykes and Cody Everett.
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Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home was in charge.

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