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“Lorriane and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss! My prayers are with you and your family. Joy ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Joy Schunhoff - Valdosta, GA

“We will sure miss Buddy. He came by to see me and Buddy when he was able to and we will miss those visits. I will always remember how good he was to...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: marilyn turner - Valdosta, GA

“Miss Bonnie, Miss Eunice and families It will be the little things that you will remember, the quiet moments, the smiles, the laughter. ...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Kathy Lehman Hughes - Lake Park, GA

“We will miss having Uncle Buddy come visit us. He never missed coming by when we were home to see mother. We will treasure those memories of him. We...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: John & Linda Beatie - Atlanta, GA

“Mike,Lorainne,Bruce & Sharon, Sorry to hear about your Dad. Praying for yall. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Sandra Maxwell - Opelika, AL

“Dear Hughes Family, We were sadden to hear of the loss of your dear father. Let God's promises comfort you and the love of family and friends...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Sandra Cobb - Valdosta, GA

“Buddy was a great person and was my uncle and friend as well as my best man at my wedding--We miss him. All of you have our prayers. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Jackie and Mary Carter - GA

“So sorry to hear about my life long family friend,the last time I went to set and talk to him he was at his house and we talked about ole times and...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Marilyn Warren Hancock - Valdosta, GA


Arthur "Buddy" Hughes, 79, of Valdosta, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at Heritage House Nursing Home after a brief illness. He was born November 22, 1932 in Lowndes County, the youngest child of the late Arthur and Lula Lightsey Hughes. He graduated from Pine Grove High School with the Class of 1950 and was an accomplished player with the Twin Rivers Baseball League. Following his honorable service with the U.S. Navy, he was employed at Langdale Forest Products for thirty-four years, retiring in 1995 as Saw Mill Supervisor. Mr. Hughes was of the Baptist faith, enjoyed visiting with family and friends, and gardening. He is survived by his four children, Michael Hughes and wife Jackie, Lorraine Hughes Green, Bruce Hughes, and Sharon Smith and husband Mike, all of Valdosta; eight grandchildren, Michael Hughes, Jr. and Tiffany, Buddy Hughes, Catherine Hughes, Taylor McDowell, Trevor Green, Mechelle, Randi and Dalton Smith; three great-grandchildren, A.J., Charlie and Cheyenne Hughes; two sisters, Bonnie Carter of Lake Park, and Eunice Glisson of Dasher; many nieces and nephews; and his canine companions, Spot and Belle. He was preceded in death by a son, Winston Hughes; two brothers, Lawton and L.A. Hughes; and five sisters, Alberta Hughes, Elsie Carter, Maydele Deloach, Ruthie McGrath and Hazelene Newsome. The Funeral Service for Mr. Hughes will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2012, in the Chapel of Carson McLane Funeral Home, with Mr. Marty Broome officiating. Interment will follow at Carter Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at www.mclanecares.com. Carson McLane Funeral Home.

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