Graveside services will be held at 1:00 P.M., Monday, February 8, 2021 at Liberty Cemetery, Pineville Road, Buena Vista, Georgia.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates at all services at this time. We are limiting graveside seating to no more than 10 with masks being strongly encouraged. Other masked attendees are welcomed but will be expected to practice social distancing.
Graveside services are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Wisdom Hughey Jr. was born in Buena Vista, Georgia to the late Gertrude Ivory and the late Wisdom Hughey Sr. on September 13, 1952. He was preceded in death by siblings Ernest Hughey, George Hughey, Tommie Hughey, Mamie Hughey, Alvin Hughey Sr., Melvin Hughey Sr., and Mozell Murphy. He was educated in the public school system of Macon County and was a graduate of the Historic D. F. Douglas High School. Following high school he attended Fort Valley State University. At an early age he accepted Christ as his Savior. Over the years he displayed throughout the community love; he was always willing to lend a helping hand, which also came with a funny story. He was joined in holy matrimony to Armon Jean Riley. He was the owner and operator of Hughey Trucking.
He leaves to cherish his memories five loving children, Latonya Hughey (Vincent Smith), Reynolds, Georgia, Wisdom Hughey III, Perry, Georgia, Tangela Hall (Rev. Richard) Preston, Georgia, Bridgette Holmes (Michael), Ashanti Hughey, all of Montezuma, Georgia, and Tanesha Colbert, Buena Vista, Georgia whom was like a daughter; sixteen grandchildren, Jerquez Hughey, Shaideia Scott, JaNiyah Hughey, Wisdom Hughey IV, Caniya Sanders, Caleiah Sanders, Ja’Corian Holmes, Kanasi Hall, Remeshia Hall, Tykeleon Hall, Rylee Hall, Bailey Hall, Channing Hall, ArMari Hall, Tanasia Colbert, and Taderius “TY” Colbert; loving companion, Linda Carter of Buena Vista, Georgia; one brother Ezell Hughey (Alfreda), Columbus, Georgia; one aunt, Jeanie Kendrick, Oglethorpe, Georgia; uncle, Major Ivory, Oglethorpe, Georgia; a host of devoted nieces, nephews, cousins and friends including close friends Kenneth Turner, Roy “Swamp Dog” Mathis, and Melvin Tookes.