BIG CREEK – John Allen Hughes, 79, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City. He was born Sept. 6, 1934, in Calhoun City to John Hughes and Beatrice Blackwelder Hughes.
He was a machinist for Harrelson Manufacturing for 50 years. He was a member of Baileyville Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Huguley Hughes of Big Creek; two daughters, Susie Hughes Coleman of Big Creek; and Jennifer Hughes (Bryan) Marshall of Water Valley; four grandchildren, Scott Coleman, Sara Clare Ayers, Jackson Allen Marshall and Lydia Jane Marshall; and one great-grandchild, Dylan Scott Coleman.
He was preceded in death by one daughter; parents; four brothers; and five sisters.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel in Calhoun City. Bro. Daniel Hathorne and Bro. Chris Conlee will officiate. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Cemetery in Big Creek.
Pallbearers will be Ben Arrington Jr., Colby Lee, Pete Lee, Michael Hodges, Perry Ross, Larry Baker and Larry Baker Jr.
Online condolences can be left at Pryorfuneralhome.com.