HORN LAKE – Jerry Hughes, 66, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2013, at his home. He was born April 3, 1947, in Bruce. He was a Navy veteran, a Baptist and a former ramp agent for Northwest Airlines.
He is survived by wife of 32 years, Cathy Pennington Hughes of Horn Lake; two sons, Glen Jewell (Sandy) of Covington, Tenn., and Dusty Hughes (Jennifer) of Southaven; one brother, William Hughes of Water Valley; two sisters, Martha Faye Griffin of Bruce and Anita Howell of Statesboro, Ga.; and seven grandchildren, Caleb Lambirth, Hunter Lambirth, Noah Jewell and Carli Jewell, all of Covington, Sarah Jewell of Hernando, Kalen Hughes and Easton Hughes, both of Southaven.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Ruth Hughes, and one brother, Truman Cantrell Jr.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, at Twin Oaks Funeral Home in Southaven. Visitation will be from noon until service time.