Obituaries


HUGHES

Mr. Walton David Hughes, age 74 of Cedar Bluff, AL, passed away Friday April 28, 2017 at Floyd Medical Center.

Mr. Hughes was born April 5, 1943 in Gaylesville, AL to the late Hoarce and Virgie Bannister Hughes. He was a United States Army veteran, having served in Vietnam.  He attended Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and was a retired automotive dealer.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Hughes was preceded in death by his sisters; Louise Tillman and Elizabeth Baty, brothers; Charles Hughes, Wilburn Hughes, Winfred Hughes, and Johnny Hughes; and a great-great-grandson; Easton Barrett Morris.

Survivors include his wife; Judy Hughes, son; Joey Hughes and his fiance’, Freda Rhodes; daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and Darrell Wheat, brothers and sisters-in-law; Bobby and Betty Sue Hughes, H.R. Jr. and Mildred Hughes; and grandchildren, Ashley Little and Abbigail Wheat.

Funeral Services for Mr. Hughes will be held at 3:00 P.M. (E.S.T.) Sunday, April 30, 2017, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tom Russell and Rev. Gary Wells officiating.  Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be Lydell Hughes, Marty Rogers, David Mitchell, Blake Hughes, Lamar Hughes, and Rusty Dooley.  Honorary pallbearers will be all personal friends.

Mr. Hughes will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 1:00 P.M. (E.S.T.) until the hour of service on Sunday.

 


STOKER

Mr. James Curtis Stoker, age 88, of Menlo, GA, passed away Friday April 28, 2017 at his residence.
Mr. Stoker was born Jan. 26, 1929, in Cloudland, GA, the son of the late George and Annie Moses Stoker. He was retired from Riegal Textile, a veteran of the Korean War, where he received the purple heart, and many other medals, was a member of the Riegal Quarter Century Club, and other than his parents he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Claude Stoker, and Infant Baby Stoker who died at birth.
 
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Monnie J. Stoker, daughters and son-in-law, Joyce White, Vicki and Randy Bagley, sister, Thelma Lowery, grandchildren, Suzanne Willis, Michael & Betty White, Clifton & Maghan Bagley, great-grandchildren, Joshua White, Layla Sims, Peyton Bagley, Tony Floyd, Jordan Floyd.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday April 30, 2017, from the Mason Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Patterson and Rev. Tom Russell officiating with interment in the West Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers, Randy Stoker, Sammy Lee, Michael White, Clifton Bagley, Leonard Robinson, Jerry (Homebrew) Deering, David Adams, Roy Brown, JR. Honorary pallbearers, Don Wofford, Joshua White, Edward Lee, James Lee.

Mr. Stoker will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements for Mr. James Curtis Stoker who died on Friday.

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