Katie J. Hughes


Katie “Billy Jean” Hughes was born July 19, 1948, in Ragland, Alabama to Josephine Butler and Ollis Daniels. Katie gained her wings January 13, 2023.

Katie was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend to all in her surroundings. She always had an open door and a meal for anyone that needed it.

She loved going to church and having cookouts with family and friends. She was funny, caring, trustworthy, and just an all-around good person.

Katie was preceded in death by her mother; Josephine Butler, father; Ollis Daniels, son; Calvin Hughes, Sr. and daughter; Katheryn Hughes.

Katie leaves behind to cherish her memory, sons; Jeffery Hughes and Michael Clark, bonus son; Reginald Taylor, daughter, CanZada Hughes; bonus daughters, Frances Dorsey and Kiwan Harris; sisters, Johnnie (Randy) Washington and Elizabeth (Tommy) Caldwell, brother; Ollis Daniels, granddaughters; Keionnaa Hughes, Kizzy Hughes, Devonna Workman, Kyasi Harris, and Kyra Clark, grandsons; Calvin Hughes Jr., Robert Dorsey III, and Kai’el Franklin, greatgrandchildren; Davie, Mannix, and Serenity, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Visitation 1:00pm and Memorial Service 2:00pm Saturday, January 28, 2023 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

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Condolence Messages

  1. So sorry for your loss Ms Jean was one of the most beautiful people I ever knew, will be missed very much. Ms Hannah.

  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
    May you draw comfort from God as he you to cope with the heavyweight of your loss. Thinking of you all.

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