Charles Adrian Hughley was born on February 28, 1947, to the late Cleveland (Budd) Powell and Lula Mae Henson Hughley. He passed into eternity on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Luther Powell and sister, Doris Tiller. Charles professed Christ as his Lord and Savior as a young child. He was a longtime member of Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church where he served faithfully until his health failed.
He leaves to cherish loving memories a loving and devoted wife, Brenda Hughley; dedicated and loving son, Adrian Hughley Stargell; three daughters, Kim Stargell, Tammy Shaw and Rachel (Tyrone) Mathis all of Chattanooga; brother, Clevon (Lora) Powell of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren, Torria Stargell, Jessica Stargell, Ronisha Smith, Brenda Stoudemire, Tamara (Derrick) Fowlkes, Mariah Stoudemire, Antonio Espey, Selinda Brewer, Robert Shaw IV, Tony (Megan) Mathis, and Keauna Mathis all of Chattanooga; 18 great-grandchildren; aunt, Daisy Henson, Chattanooga; sisters-in-law, Sharon (William) Dean, Leslie (John) Hawkins and Fontaine Moore of Chattanooga; brothers-in-law, Darwin (Sylvia) Smith of Charleston, SC, Alexander Moore of Chattanooga, and Calvin Moore of Washington, DC; longtime and devoted friends, Eugene Remson, James Rivers, and former Judge Walter Williams of Chattanooga; devoted cousin, Quinston Coleman of Chattanooga; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Funeral services will be at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, at Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will be at Chattanooga National Cemetery.
The body will lie in state after noon on Sunday, Nov. 19, and the family will receive friends from 6–7 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.