Alice Faye (Walker) HughesOctober 22, 1938 ~ January 15, 2018 (age 79)
Alice Faye Hughes, daughter of the late James Polk and Ann Lue Scott was born October 22, 1938 in Madisonville,Kentucky. She was affectionately called "Tootie". Alice departed this life to be with the Lord on Monday January 15, 2018. She was educated in the public school system and graduated from J.W. Million High School in 1957 where she was a class valedictorian. Alice accepted Christ at an early age. Her Christian experience began at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church where she served faithfully on the usher board and enjoyed praising the Lord. She was a former school bus driver for Hopkins County Schools in which she drove the very first bus route from Hecla to Earlington. She was the first African American employed by the former R.D. Hall taxi company in Earlington. She received an outstanding achievement award for being one of the oldest living members of the class of 1959 from Jameson Society. She was a member of the NAACP. Most of all, she enjoyed fishing, cooking, and spending time with her family. In addition to her parents, Alice was preceded in death by a son, George Powers. Alice will be remembered and cherished by her children Carlos (Tammy) Walker of Madisonville, Phillip (Juanita) Hughes of Madisonville, Rev. Timothy (Terry) Hughes of Summerville,SC., Angela (Kenny) McKissick of Madisonville and Leslie (James) Hughes of Madisonville; one brother, Rickey (Charlotte) Hughes of Earlington; 33 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Her life will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Saturday January 20, 2018 at Temple of Praise 299 Aubrey Prow Lane in Madisonville,Ky. The Pastor Ronnie Nix will officiate. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Earlington. Visitation and Wake services will be from 9:00 a.m. until service time Saturday January 20, 2018 at the church.