Mr. Joseph Hale Hughie, Jr.

Mr. Joseph Hale Hughie, Jr., 68, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at his home in Newnan. He was born Jan. 7, 1945, in Newnan to the late Joseph Hale Hughie & Betty Gable Cooley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Charlene Phillips Hughie.

Mr. Joe was a longtime member of Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church and retired in 2011 from Coweta County Corrections after 20 years of service.

The memorial service is Friday, Sept. 20 at 1 p.m. at Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church, 2651 Hwy. 16 East, Sharpsburg, GA 30277 with Rev. Dan Dixon and Pastor Terry Brown officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association, 225 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30303.

Condolences can be expressed online at

Survivors include daughter, Kristina Brown and her husband Pastor Terry of Buford; stepmother, Jean Hughie; stepfather, Charles Cooley & wife Louise of Newnan; grandchildren, Victoria Brown, Monika Brown, Virginia Brown, Joshua Brown, Donterrious Brown, Dalisia Brown, Destynee Brown; step-brother, Michael Cooley; step-sisters, Susan Webb, Donna Bell; sisters-in-law, Brenda Baker, Diane Vick; brother-in-law, Steve Phillips; numerous nieces and nephews.

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-253-4580

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