Floral 17

Oree Hughes O'Neal

June 30, 1935 ~ July 31, 2020 (age 85)


Mrs. Oree Hughes O’Neal, of Chipley, Florida, answered the call of her Lord & Savior on July 31, 2020 in the UAB Hospital of Birmingham, Alabama.  She was 85 years old and a life-long native of Chipley.

 Oree was born on June 30, 1935 to Curtis & Mable (Dixon) Hughes in Chipley, Florida. Being reared in a Christian home, she accepted Christ as her personal Savior and was a member of the Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church of Chipley, Florida.  Oree was a marvelous cook and served numerous churches and hotels in the area along with the countless meals she prepared for her family and community.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and dear friend to many. 

She leaves to cherish her memories seven daughters: Deborah Hughes, Phyllis O’Neal-Merriel, Donna O’Neal (Alvin Moore), Felecia O’Neal, and Deonka O’Neal, all of Chipley, Florida, Laura Lynn O’Neal of Chattahoochee, Florida, and Stacey (Abraham) Curry of Campbellton, Florida; four sons: Felix Hughes, Tony (Michelle) O’Neal, Jeffery (Jodie) O’Neal and Antwan O’Neal, all of Chipley, Florida; 28 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild; sister: Elean Cotton of Decatur, Alabama; along with an abundant host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

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Public Viewing (Walk Through Only)
August 7, 2020

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cooper Funeral Home
1220 Church Ave
Chipley, FL 32428

Celebration of Life
August 8, 2020

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church-Chipley
1300 South Blvd.
Chipley, FL 32428

Interment following funeral service
August 8, 2020

12:00 PM
Orange Hill Church Cemetery
816 Sunday Road
Chipley, FL 32428

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