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Mr. Henry Hughes, 70, of 1431 Kings Mountain Road, Columbus, GA passed Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Midtown Medical Center.

Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. EST, Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Franchise Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Raymond Cochran, pastor, officiating.  Interment will follow in Westend Cemetery, Phenix City, AL. Visitation will be Friday, March 10, 2017 from 12 - 6 p.m. EST.

Mr. Hughes was born June 8, 1946 in Ft. Benning, GA to the late Clarence Hughes and the late Leola Denard Hughes. He was a graduate of South Girard High School; a member of Franchise Missionary Baptist Church and retired from Columbus Consolidated Government.

Survivors included his wife, Vickie Hughes of Columbus, GA; tow sons, Tobias (Nedra) Hughes and Frank Armstrong both of Columbus, GA;one brother, Harry (Carolyn) Hughes of Phenix City, AL; two sisters, Patricia Hughes and Earkia Wilson both of Columbus, GA; a host of other relatives and friends.

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  • Monday, March 06, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Taylor Funeral Home, Inc.
  • Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    My beloved uncle you will surely be missed although we know that you are definitely in a much better place now . Our memories and good times I will always keep close to me. Rest in peace, Love your nephew.
    ~ D. Wilson   Columbus, GA
  • Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    Mr. Hughes is in God's memory and when God calls, Mr.Hughes will answer. He will stand because God can make him stand again. Job 14:13-15
    ~ Josalene Taylor   Detroit, MI
  • Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    I ALWAYS GOOD TO NO YOU HAVE A FRIEND :: I ASK HENERY TO RIP::: REST IN PEACE:::
    ~ VIOLA HOLLAND   PHENIX CITY, AL
  • Wednesday, March 08, 2017
    Please accept my sincere sympathy during this time of grief. My hope is the words of Christ Jesus be of comfort when He stated "the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear His voice and come out ." (John 5:28,29)
    ~ bj   GA
  • Wednesday, March 08, 2017
    Gone too soon, rest in paradise cuz. You always knew what to say to put a smile on our faces. You will forever be missed.
    ~ Gloria Holliday   Phenix, AL
  • Wednesday, March 08, 2017
    My condolences to the family. Prayers are with you.
    ~ Willie Jean Davis   Box Springs, GA
  • Thursday, March 09, 2017
    Mr. Henry loved life, God, and family. Rest in Peace. Our prayers are with the family.
    ~ Tony and Pan Nicholas   Ellerslie, GA
  • Thursday, March 09, 2017
    Keeping Henry's family in my thoughts and prayers. Like so many others who were drawn to Henry by his charm, courage, and warmth, I am deeply grieved and bewildered by his unexpected death.
    ~ Diane Scrimpshire   Columbus, GA
  • Thursday, March 09, 2017
    We are so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you during your time of bereavement.
    ~ Johnnie and 'Elaine Tingle   South Lyon, MI
  • Friday, March 10, 2017
    Vickie, I am praying for you and your family during your time of bereavement. I have fond memories of Henry's "can do" attitude and joy-filled personality.
    ~ Iris Jessie   Riverdale, GA
  • Friday, March 17, 2017
    I read about the recent death of Henry and I know Vickie and the Hughes family and loved ones have saddened hearts today. So I wanted to share this beautiful scripture where our heavenly father, Jehovah, (Psalm 83:18), promises us that he is going to do away with man's greatest enemy, death. Rev. 21: 4; "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. Isaiah 33:24 guarantees us: "And no resident will say "I am sick," ever again. God's kingdom that Jesus taught us to pray for at Matt. 6: 9, 10 will bring about these wonderful promises, including the resurrection. None of us are guaranteed tomorrow, but we are all guaranteed a resurrection. (John 5:28, John 6:40, John 11:23-25) Also, Titus 1: 2 tells us this promise of a resurrection: "is based on a hope of the everlasting life that God, who cannot lie, promised long ago." Isaiah 26:19 "Your dead will live......And the earth will let those powerless in death come to life." Isaiah 25:8 "He will swallow up death forever. For Jehovah himself has spoken it." For more comforting scriptures please visit: http://bit.ly/1K38EFt. It has given me hope, strengthened my faith and helped me find the answer to Why? I know it will do the same for you. Jehovah invites you to throw all your burdens on him and he will sustain you in your time of grief. It is my prayer this scripture will give you comfort in your grief. If you feel up to contacting me, my email address is: myranj@centurytel.net Please watch this beautiful video entitled "Keep Your Eyes on the Prize" https://tv.jw.org/#en/video/VODChildren/pub-pksn_24_VIDEO
    ~ M J Jarmon
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    We are sorry to hear about your dear loved one. Please rely on Our Heavenly Father in prayer. He cares for you. The Green FamIly
    ~ C Green   New orleans, LA
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    We are sorry to hear about your dear loved one. Please rely on Our Heavenly Father in prayer. He cares for you. The Green FamIly
    ~ C Green   New orleans, LA