Rev. Jay. L Daugherty

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Funeral service was held Feb. 11, 2014 at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel for the Rev. Jay. L Daugherty, 76, who went home to be with the Lord on February 8, 2014. He was surrounded by his family who loved him very much and will forever cherish his memories. Jay graduated from Hokes Bluff High School in 1956. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1956-1961. He retired from Independent Life Insurance Company after 33 years of service. From there, he worked for Farmer's Furniture for seven years as a salesman. The Rev. Daugherty was of Methodist faith. He was a member of Young's Chapel Church from 1961-1993 where he taught the young married Sunday school class and served as church leader. He was called to preach in 1993. His pastoral journey was Arrington Chapel, Piedmont, 1993-1995; Liberty United Methodist in Alford's Bend where he established the yearly Veteran's Day program, 1995-2006; 1st Congregational Methodist Church of Piedmont, 2007 to present. He loved people and telling them about Jesus. He also loved to fish and watch Alabama football. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Susan Daugherty; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Edvadine and L.T. Gidley and six brothers. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Joan; children, Tammy (Rick) Hawkins, Celina (Bruce) Jenkins and Brandon (Amanda) Daugherty; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Martha Bonds and Joyce Howell; many nieces and nephews; special friends, Charles and Sandra Bonds. The Rev. Samuel Roe officiated. Eulogy was given by Charles Bonds. Burial was to Young's Chapel Cemetery. The family wishes to thank Dr. Steven Sanders and the nurses at Gadsden Regional Hospital, MICU, SICU, sixth and ninth-floor nurses and Ultra Care Home Health nurse, Jennifer.
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Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home
1901 Piedmont Cutoff
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 492-5550
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Published in The Anniston Star on Feb. 16, 2014
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