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Jimmy J. Wimley, 75
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Jimmy J. Wimley, 75, a McMinnville resident and Coffee County native, was born July 30, 1938 and died April 9 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville following a brief illness.
He was a longtime local business owner and operator of Jimmy’s Auto Sales and Payton & Lane Tire Shop, was a member of the National Guard, attended North Hills Church of God of Prophecy and was the son of the late Bernice and Jeanette Hill Wimley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, W.C. Johnny, J.D., Truman, Donald and Horace Wimley and daughter, Patricia Cable.
He was married July 16, 2005 to Joyce Burch Wimley, who survives. He is also survived by three daughters, Judy Sherrill of Manchester, and Bonnie Bush and Kathy Boyette of Coffee County; son, Jimmy W. Wimley of Hillsboro; two stepdaughters, Carla (Alex) Nagy of McMinnville and Jan (Greg) Keen of Sparta; seven grandchildren, Josh (Shannon) Arnold and Tiffany Sherrill of Manchester, Kristy (Johnny) Walker and Payton Wimley of Hillsboro, Lori Sherrill and Lane Meeks of McMinnville and Amy Bush of Clarksville; two step-grandchildren, Britney Keen and Dakota Keen of White County; three great-grandchildren, Ridley Arnold, Cody Esslinger, and Blake Walker of Coffee County; brother, Harold Eugene Wimley of Manchester; five sisters, Jennive Bryant of Tullahoma, Lizzie Sanson, Mary Reed and Naomi Blocker of Coffee County, and Barbara Mullinaz of Joelton.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Friday at High’s Chapel with Michael Harris officiating. Interment will follow at New Brick Church of Christ Cemetery in Estill Springs. Visitation will be noon to 9 p.m. Thursday, and 11 a.m. Friday until time of service at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangments.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) April 16, 2014