Obituaries – 7/25

Posted on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 12:54 pm

FULTS, JOHNNY, EARL, 82, of Altamont, TN, 82, passed away at his home Friday July 19, 2013 with his family at his side. He was born in New Market, Alabama to Robert Lee “Bob” Fults and Pearl Payne Fults who preceded him in death along with his wife of 51 years, Adell Campbell Fults; brothers, Carl and Fred Fults; sisters, Bertha Hobbs, Wilda Brown and Ethelene Fults.  He joined the US Army at the age of 16 on June 22, 1948 and was trained at Fort Jackson, South Carolina to be a tank operator with the Tank Co 3rd BN 6th Armed Calvary Regiment. He was a member of Cumberland Baptist Church, the Grundy County Rescue Squad, Altamont Fire Department, life member of the VFW at Monteagle, machinist for 45 years and Constable for the last 16 years of his life. He is survived by his son, Geary Fults, Chattanooga; daughters, Joan Fults, Teresa (Ronnie) Scissom and Marsha (Mason) Nunley, Altamont, Peggy Fults, Nashville; sisters, Nancy Northcutt and Sue Nunley; brothers, Vernon (Brenda), Howard (Judy), Harvey “Wiggle” (Kay), Donnie (Brenda) and Roy “Bitty” (Lisa) Fults; grandchildren, Mandy (Casey) Shrum, Nathan (Ashley) Nunley, Jonathan and Justin Fults, Chelsea (Justin) King, Lynn Fults, Macie Nunley; great grandchildren, Rachel, Ian, Abigail, Jathan and Zoey; a host of nieces and nephews; very special caregiver, Ashley West. Funeral services were held Sunday, July 21 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Don Hill and Bro. Howard Fults officiating. Burial was in Fults Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Sequatchie Valley Honor Guard. Arrangements were made by Layne Funeral Home, Altamont, TN.

WHITMAN, JAYSHUN, MCCREA, infant son of Bridget Michelle Whitman, OF Decherd, TN, was born into Heaven Saturday, July, 20, 2013. He is also survived by his grandparents, Doyle Whitman and Michelle Wright; uncle, Zackary Whitman; great grandmother, Billie Jo Price. Services were private. Arrangements were by Layne Funeral Home, Altamont, TN.

NUNLEY, LAVONA, WATLEY – There will be a graveside service to place our dear Lavona’s ashes next to her parents, Grady and Thelma Watley, at the Monteagle Cemetery on Monday, July 29 at 3:00 p.m. Announcement courtesy of Cumberland Funeral Home, Monteagle, TN.

FULTS, TRESA, GAIL, 47, of Altamont, TN, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2013 after an extended illness. She was preceded in death by father Boyd Stanton Fults and niece, Jasilyn Fults. Survivors include mother, Edith Jane Fults of Northcutt’s Cove Community; son and daughter-in-law, Joseph Michael and Shawna Fults of Morrison, TN; granddaughter, Isabella Fults of McMinnville, TN; sister, Treva Fults of Northcutt’s Cove Community; brothers and sister-in-laws, Tom Fults, McMinnville, TN; Troy and Varisca Fults, Northcutt’s Cove Community; and Tracy and Nichole Fults, Morrison, TN; nieces and nephews, Colton Fults, Jackilyn Fults, Jerrica Fults, and Nevaeh Fults. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 24 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Thursday, July 25 until time of service at the chapel at High Funeral Home, McMinnville, TN with Bud Whitman officiating. Burial will be in Fults Family Cemetery on Stoner Mountain in Grundy County. Arrangements were made by High Funeral Home, McMinnville, TN.

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