August 27, 1939 Petersburg Observer
Found John Hughes 72, Dead in Bed at Sweetwater.
Three children survive, Mrs. Spurlock; Mrs. Helen Hoffman and Bryan Hughes of near Sweetwater, five grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and two brothers Mike of Greenview and Moses who lives in Kansas.
Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. at the residence. Burial will be in Sugar Grove cemetery.