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Robert Hughes (12-31-19) service 1-2-20

Robert Hughes, of Adamsville, departed this life on Tuesday, Dec. 31, at the age of 82.
He was born in Hardin County on Dec. 14, 1937. Following the death of his mother, O.F. and Lola Hughes chose to become his parents on Dec. 24, 1937. On Sept. 7, 1957, he was united in marriage to Doris Nesbitt Hughes.
Robert was a faithful member of Adamsville First Baptist Church where he served as deacon for many years. He loved to go on mission and senior adult trips with the church. He was a carpenter by trade until an accident in 1985 left him unable to work. Following the accident, he developed new skills in piecing quilts, cross-stitching, and he perfected fine woodworking. Robert and Doris traveled the country with good friends Eddie and Cathy Raines and Howard and Leavon Weaver. One of his favorite things to do was “piddle” in his woodshop with his buddies Gary Cagle and Jeff Graham.
Robert is survived by his wife, Doris of Adamsville; daughters Catherine Koon and husband Robert of Booneville, Mississippi, and Regina Stanfill and husband Mike of Adamsville; granddaughters, Lindsey Gann and husband Ashley of Booneville, and Rachel Stanfill of Adamsville; and great-grandsons Zac and Zane Gann of Booneville.
In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by sisters, Artie Hughes, Katie Flatt and Lily Jaggers, all of Adamsville. He was also preceded in death by birth parents, William and Artie Belle Hughes; and biological siblings, Raymond Hughes and Melvin Hughes of Memphis, Dola Caudle of Atoka, and Merle Davis of Memphis.
The family would like to thank the staff from At Home Healthcare and Legacy Hospice for their services. They would like to extend a special thanks to caregivers Gina Bonee and Nicole Mims for their love and dedication during Robert’s extended illness.
Services were held on  Thursday, Jan. 2, at 11 a.m., at First Baptist Church in Adamsville with Phil Mitchell and Chad Ball officiating. Burial followed in Adamsville Cemetery at Adamsville.