Joann Broaddus Hughes
Sat 13 Jun 1931 – Thu 16 Mar 2023
Garden Club Member
Four Seasons Garden Club
Joann Broaddus Hughes of Irvine, KY died Thursday, March 16, 2023 at her home. She was born at Millers Creek in Ravenna, KY in the home of her parents, the late William and Willie Jo (Wilson) Broaddus. Following graduation from Estill County High School, she married the love of her life, Paul. They were married 60 years before his passing in 2011. She worked as an administrative assistant, store clerk, receptionist, and library aide in multiple counties across eastern Kentucky. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Irvine, and was a member of several community organizations, including Irvine First Christian Church Christian Woman’s Fellowship, Twin City Extension Homemakers, Irvine-Ravenna Woman’s Club, and Four Seasons Garden Club; where she served as president, vice president, flower judge, and program planning. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening, bird-watching, and reading, her favorite flower was yellow roses. Her greatest joy was her family, she considered her children and grandchildren to be her greatest blessings in life.