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Sybil Deann Hughes, age 52, of Roan Mtn., TN, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, June 8th, 2018 at Franklin Woods Community Hospital in Johnson City, TN. She was the daughter of Eddie Odom and the late Judy Eller Tedder. In addition to her mother, Deann was also preceded in death by her step-father, Raymond Tedder; grandparents, Jason and Geneva Odom and Juanita Eller; an infant baby sister and father-in-law, Hale Hughes.
Deann worked as a cosmetologist at Great Clips in Johnson City. She was a member of Strength and Everlasting Love Free Will Baptist Church in Roan Mtn. She loved people and helped anyone she could. Deann was so full of life and loved her family like no other. She will be truly missed by her friends and family.
Left to cherish her memories is her loving husband of 35 years, Jeffery Hughes; daughters: Janet Ledford and her husband, Rodney, and Nikki Christman and her husband, Dane; sons: Daniel Hughes and Brandon "Bebo" Hughes; five precious grandchildren: Isaiah and Caleb Ledford, Raina and Ember Christman and Samuel Hughes, all of Roan Mtn.; father and step-mother, Eddie and Linda Odom of Elizabethton, TN; sister, Cindy Thompson and her husband, Wade, of Elk Park; brothers: Maverick Tedder and his wife, August, of Roan Mtn. and Richard Carter and his wife, Holly, of Elizabethton, TN and grandfather, Sam Eller, Jr. of Elk Park. Several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles also survive.
A Celebration of Deann's Life will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 11th at Strength and Everlasting Love Freewill Baptist Church at 136 Smith Branch Road, Roan Mtn., TN. Rev. Rick Birchfield and Rev. Derrick Hughes will officiate. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Strength and Everlasting Freewill Baptist Church at 154 Hubert Shell Rd., Roan Mtn., TN 37687.