US Army

John Pierre Hughes, Sr.

June 28, 1964 ~ September 13, 2022 (age 58) 58 Years Old
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John Pierre Hughes, Sr. was born to the late Robert A. and Naomi C. Hughes, on June 28, 1964, in Monroe, Louisiana. He was the grandson of the late Ike and Beatrice Hughes and the grandson of the late John L. & Alice P. Chisley. He became a part of the Christian community at an early age, attending Logtown Baptist Church, Popular Chapel AME and Solomon Temple Baptist Churches.

He attended Swayze Elementary School, Richwood Jr. High School and he graduated from Richwood High School in 1982. While in high school, he was a member of the high school football team, and he participated in the Richwood High School ROTC program. Upon graduating high school, he joined the United States Army.

After basic training, he married his high school sweetheart, Lisa Gipson and they moved to Washington State for his military assignment. To this union one daughter, was born, Renarda Katrina Hughes. He later met Alfreda Jones and they had one son together, John Pierre Hughes, Jr. and his stepdaughter Dominic. Pierre married Margaret Lee in 1998. They had one son Je’an Pierre Hughes and 2 stepdaughters, Shanlyrica Lee and Adrian Lee. He later met and married Lenore. His last partner in life (whom he considered his wife) was Yvonne L. Jordan and her son Jordan.
After his military service, He spent the next 34+ years with a career in the Heating and Air Conditioning Industry. Pierre was a lighthearted, fun-loving soul. He loved laughing and could tell a joke that would have you in stitches.

He will be greatly missed by his family and always remembered in our hearts.

He leaves to cherish his memory: His children, Renarda Katrina Hughes, John P. Hughes, Jr. (Nichelle), Je’an Pierre Hughes, his siblings, Charles Bradley (Gwendolyn), Frankie Webb (May), Christopher E. Hughes, Sr. (Robin), Robert A. Hughes, Jr. (Jowanda), Gwendolyn E. Blanche (Slate), and Debra Webb, his 5 grandkids, Marcianah, Marayah, Marleigh, Janelle and Jasten. He also leaves to cherish his memories, his aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, a host of friends and the Richwood High School Class of 1982.

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September 30, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McFarland Funeral Companies
1901 Burg Jones Lane
Monroe, LA 71202

Funeral Service
October 1, 2022

11:00 AM
Saint Joseph Missionary Baptist Church
206 New Natchitoches Road
West Monroe, LA 71292

October 4, 2022

NELA Veteran Cemetery
2412 US-425
Rayville, LA 71269


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