Funeral Director In Charge
Joshua Hughes, born and raised in Grenada, MS, has an extensive background in the funeral industry throughout the South. Joshua began his funeral career at the age of 15, assisting his father who was then a funeral attendant for a local funeral home. After high school, Joshua went on to attend Mortuary College in Atlanta, GA at the highly renowned Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science.
While in college in Atlanta, GA, Joshua worked under some of most prestigious names in funeral business in the Atlanta metro area. After receiving licensure, he then returned home to work for funeral homes throughout the state of Mississippi. Joshua extended his career to Memphis, TN, and received licensure there while working for two of the largest firms in the city of Memphis.
Joshua was recently elected to his first four-year term to the Grenada City Council in 2016, and he has a desire to help serve the community with a new vision for a better Grenada. Joshua is a member of the Washington Street Church of Christ in Grenada, and he has a strong faith in God. He is committed and dedicated, and his beliefs are derived from faith, family, and service.
Joshua is married to the beautiful Mrs. Jessica (Coker) Hughes and they have 4 children: Jayla, Joshua, Jai, and Joshlyn.