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Bridget Nicole Hughes, Whitney Hughes and Austin Hughes

Bridget Nicole Hughes, Whitney Hughes and Austin Hughes are safe and in the arms of Jesus today. Bridget, age 39, of Erwin, was a loving and caring mother to her children, Whitney, age 12 and Austin, age 11, who made their home at 750 Carolina Ave, Erwin, TN. Whitney was a 6th grade student at Unicoi County Middle School. Austin was a 4th grade student at Unicoi County Intermediate School. Bridget, Whitney and Austin were members of Central Baptist Church, Erwin TN. Whitney loved to cook and wanted to be a basketball player and was president of her 4H Club. Austin was an all around boy who enjoyed watching football and wanted to be a police officer like Mr. Jason. Whitney and Austin both loved playing basketball with their cousin, Nicholas, riding with papaw Nick on his motorcycle and swimming with their best friends Luz Elena Terrazas and Josue Terrazas-Lascano. Bridgett enjoyed helping with many activities at Central Baptist Church, including the Wednesday night suppers. Bridget was an avid swimmer.

They leave behind:
Parents/Grandparents: Nick and Martha Phillips, Erwin, TN
Sister/Aunt and Brother-In-Law/Uncle: Angie and Kevin Arrowood, Savannah, GA
Nephew/Cousin: Nicholas Arrowood, Savannah, GA

Funeral services for Bridget, Whitney and Austin will be at 7:00 PM, Thursday, February 7, 2013, at the Evergreen Free Will Baptist Church. Reverend Larry Wiley and Reverend Billy Bevan will officiate. Vocal selections will be provided by Queenie Wheeler and Daniel Daugherty. The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 5:00 PM until service time. A committal service will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, February 8, 2013, in the Mausoleum Chapel of Evergreen Cemetery. Reverend Bryant Collins will officiate. Those attending will meet at the Mausoleum Chapel by 10:50 on Friday.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Central Baptist Church, 801 Ohio Ave. Erwin TN. 37650.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed by visiting our website at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Bridget, Whitney and Austin Hughes, through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 North Main Avenue, Erwin, Tennessee 37650, 423-743-9187.