Mr. James Edward Hughes, 73, of Hazlehurst, died Jan. 15 at his residence.
Mr. Hughes was born April 2, 1948, in Jeff Davis County.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Bonnie Hughes and Lenora Hand Hughes, and his wife, Melba Hughes.
He was disabled and of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, chewing tobacco, and watching movies. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, James “Buddy” and Angel Hughes; daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Mike Hutchinson and Christy Lynn and Trent Thrift; brother, David Hughes; sisters, Shirley Lovett, Knellie Browing and Willene “Bean” Lovett; girlfriend, Lucille Brown; grandchildren, Michael G. Hutchinson Jr., Tyler B. Hutchinson, Ryan J. Hutchinson, Sabrina Turner, Gabriel T. Thrift, Zoey K. Thrift, Lily P. Thrift and Wyat A. Thrift; great-grandchildren, Hailey Turner, Sarah Turner, Mason Turner and Peyton Charity Hutchinson; several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Jan. 20 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home with the Rev. Church Morgan officiating.
Honorary pallbearers will be James “Buddy” Hughes, Trent Thrift and Mike Hutchinson.
Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home is in charge.