Joseph “Jo” Ellen Hughes, age 72, passed away Monday, February 14, 2022 in Alabaster, AL. She was born on March 8, 1949 to parents Jack and Paralee Smith, both preceding her. Jo is also preceded in death by her daughter, Rhonda Hughes and sister, Betty Thomas. She is survived by her sons, Allen Hughes (Sharon) and Larry Hughes Jr.; grandsons, Austin Hughes, Brandon Hughes, Steven Hughes, and Nathan Hughes; granddaughters Kristi Smith (Tim) and Amber McKenzie; great grandchildren, Hudson Smith, Henry Smith, Hollis Smith, Ava McDaniel and Summer Taft; brother-in-law, David Thomas; and friend, Pam Allen.
A Service will be held Saturday, February 19, 2022 in the Charter Funeral Home Chapel. A Visitation will be held at 12 pm followed by a service at 1 pm. Jo will be laid to rest in Shelby Memory Gardens in Calera, AL.