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James "Runt" Edward Hughlett Sr.

October 21, 1946 ~ August 21, 2020 (age 73)

Obituary

James Edward affectionately known as "Runt" was born in Tipton County, Tennessee to Mr. and Mrs. Edison and Mattie Pearl Foster Hughlett on October 21, 1947.  After graduating from High School in 1965,  he moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he met the "love of his life" the former Burnestine Tucker whom he married on April 1, 1967  and to this union seven children were born.   After raising his family and working in Milwaukee,he and Burnestine "Bonnie" decided to relocate and in 2014 they moved to McCalla, Alabama and joined Emmanuel Temple COGIC (433 - 1st Street North 35204) and became a faithful member.  Visitation will be Thursday (27th) at his beloved Emmanuel Temple from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM and Visitation will be Saturday (29th) from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Mount Tipton C.M.E. Church in Brighton, Tennessee (3044 Brighton Clopton Road  38011) with Committal and Interment at 11:00 AM in Mount Tipton Cemetery with his brother Elder Walter Hughlett Officiating.  His loving survivors are: devoted wife of fifty three years; Burnestine "Bonnie" Tucker Hughlett, children; James Jr., Kendale, Lendale, Dalton, Torrie (Kesha), Beverly and LaTosha (Juan), siblings; James (Terrie), Robert (Kathy), Walter (Mary), A T (Diane), Roy and Katie, twenty four grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren, nieces, nephews  other relatives and friends, special God Son; Bell (Rita) and special friends; Percy and Brenda.  Westside Funeral Home Fairfield Directing.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
August 27, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Emmauel Temple COGIC
433 1st Street North
Birmingham, AL 35204

Visitation
Saturday
August 29, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mount Tipton CME Church
3044 Brighton Clopton Road
Brighton, TN 38011

Graveside Service
Saturday
August 29, 2020

11:00 AM
Mount Tipton Cemetery
3044 Brighton Clopton Road
Brighton, TN 38011

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