Joan Alberta Hughes, 73, of Lodi, died on April 14. She was born Nov. 8, 1939 in Modesto.
Mrs. Hughes was as an elementary school teacher in Tracy. She enjoyed music and played piano at Faith Community Church where she was a member.
She is survived by her husband, Floyd A. Hughes of Lodi; son, Kevin Hughes of Stockton; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, Martin "Marty" Hughes, and one sister.
A celebration of her life will be held at 5 p.m. April 28 at Faith Community Church on the Highway 99 west frontage road, between Turner and Woodbridge roads.
Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.