John Hughes, 84, of Brady, died Thursday, June 7 in Brady. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 11 in Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home Chapel in Alpha, Ill. Burial was in Windsor Cemetery. Services were under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home and Peterson-Wallin-Knox Fuenral Home. Born Jan. 4, 1917, in New Windsor, Ill., he was the son of Ray and Maude Stephenson Hughes. He was a welder and an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include three sons, John Hughes, Jr. of Plantersville, Miss., Wayne Hughes of San Antonio, and Donald Wellendorf of Lubbock; four daughters, Carrie Hughes of Brady, Sherry Sue Hughes, Meri Jo Patrick and Marsha Freund, all of Davenport, Iowa; a sister, Marjorie Swanson of New Windsor, Ill.; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.