McMinnville resident and Sparta native Charles Edward Officer, 60, died unexpectedly Sept. 4 at River Park Hospital.
A transportation proprietor and a member of the Church of Christ, he served his country in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Allen McKinley of Murfreesboro; sons and daughter-in-law, Danny and Melissa Womack of Sparta, and Brendan Breedlove of Rock Island; grandsons Logan Womack and Cloby McKinley; granddaughter, Taylor McKinley; mother, Georgia Officer of Sparta; brothers and sister-in-law, Leonardo and Mary White of Sparta, and Norman Burton of Murfreesboro; uncle Herbert Officer of Sparta; aunts Aline Strode Wood of Sparta, and Jeanette Officer of Sparta; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Paul Officer; and grandparents, Willie Frances and Mac Officer and Nottie Wilburn.
Services were held Thursday at High’s Chapel with George King officiating. Burial followed at Sparkmantown Cemetery.
High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 9, 2011