Junior Hughes, age 94, of Bennett Cove Rd., Green Mountain, NC, passed away December 19, 2013, at Mission Hospitals Memorial Campus.
He was a son of the late Roe and Bertha Tipton Hughes and a native of Mitchell County, NC. He was a Veteran of The United States Army and served in WWII. He was self employed as a Painter.
Survivors include: his wife, Anna Mae Peterson Hughes, of Green Mountain, NC; three sisters, Thelma Wilson, of Erwin TN, Betty Renfro, of Green Mountain, NC, and Joyce Garland, of Jonesborough, TN; one brother; Kimsey Hughes, of Green Mountain, NC; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by: a sister, Madeline Foster; and brothers; Elmer and Buck Hughes.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, December 22, 2013, at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Henline-Hughes Funeral Home with Burnie Jones officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Interment will follow at Bennett Cemetery (Elvis Edwards Rd.) with The North Carolina Honor Guard conducting Military Graveside Honors.
Henline-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Hughes Family.