Mr. John B. Emery, 90, of McMinnville died Saturday, March 8, at NHC Healthcare in McMinnville.
He was born March 12, 1923, in Rutherford County, was a retired carpenter, and a member of Bonner Church of Christ. Mr. Emery was preceded in death by parents John Robert and Ollie Frances Todd Emery, son John Paul Emery, sisters Lucille Peden, Lizzie Mabe, Estie Mai Brandon, and Goldie Campbell, and brothers Henry Emery and Raymon Cecil Emery.
Survivors include his wife Evelyn Underhill Emery, daughter Linda Fay McDowell, grandchildren Eugene (Sarah) Starkey, Kathy Fay McDowell, and James T. McDowell, and sister Mable Scia Scia. Many nieces, nephews, family members, and friends also survive.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Tim Long will officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery. The Emery family will receive friends Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m., and again Monday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 9, 2014