Born in Laurens County, she was a daughter of the late A.B. and Mary Hall Garrett. Jessie retired from the textile industry and was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Ada Chapter 6.
Surviving are one son, John H. Hughes, Jr. and wife Irene of Princeton; three grandchildren, Amy Hughes, Ronda Taylor and husband Jimmy “JT”, and Brad Hughes and wife Vickie; six great-grandchildren, Zachary Hance, Demi Hughes, August Hughes, Brittney Grubbs, Chelsie Anderson, and Brandon Taylor; one brother, Joe Garrett; and one sister, Ruth Smith.
In addition to her husband and parents, Jessie was predeceased by one son, David G. Hughes; one brother, Wilton Garrett; a granddaughter, Susan Elaine Hughes, and her step-mother, Catherine Garrett.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, March 13, 2017, at Shiloh United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Forest Mixon with burial following in the church cemetery.
The family will be at the residence on Sunday.
Visitation will be held in the Bob Wilson Center at Shiloh UMC immediately following the committal ceremony on Monday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shiloh United Methodist Church, 36 Shiloh Church Road, Gray Court, SC 29645.
The family would like to especially thank Shiloh Church, community, and many friends who continually showed their love and care to Mrs. Hughes.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.