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Charles Edward Officer, 60
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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 Colby 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 will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at High’s Chapel with George King officiating. Burial will follow at Sparkmantown Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. until time of service Thursday at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 7, 2011
Walter Stroud “W.S.”