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Carolyn Hughes

Carolyn Hughes, 65, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

She had a love for children and due to that love became a Teacher’s Assistant at Rigsby Elementary School which she enjoyed for over 20 years. Carolyn also enjoyed going to the “Indian Pow-Wow,” crafts, and was of the Baptist faith.

Preceding her in death were her parents, John Howard and Lenis C. Thurman Hughes; brothers, Clay, Homer, and Donnie Hughes; sisters, Bernice Godsey and Dorothy Blaylock.

Survivors include her long time companion, Lewis Williams; son, Gregory Hughes of Kentucky; daughter, Tonya (Melissa Bradley) Hughes; sisters, Darlene (David) Pelfrey of Spring City, Brenda Williams of Evensville, Vernie Jordan of North Carolina; brother, Junior (June) Hughes, TN Mile; special niece, Melody Pelfrey; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

Condolences can be made at

Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

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