Joseph Hughes Jr., 1934-2017

Joe Hughes Jr.

The Rev. Joe Hughes Jr., 82, passed away Jan. 13, 2017.

A retired United Methodist elder, he served in both the Little Rock and North Arkansas Conferences, including appointments to the Marianna Enlarged Parish, Emory Chapel UMC Newport, White Memorial UMC Little Rock and McCabe Chapel UMC North Little Rock.

His daughters, Patricia A. Hughes of Houston, Texas, and Stephanie M. (Percy) Webb of North Little Rock, will treasure their memories of him.

The family offers special thanks to the doctors, nurses, staff and management of Baptist Health Medical Center, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Center, The Lakes at Maumelle and Arkansas Hospice who seemed as though their job was their ministry as they showed compassion and the highest level of professionalism in ensuring a dignified and loving transition.

A celebration in remembrance was held at Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.