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September 13, 1939 ~ April 8, 2019 (age 79)

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Jackie Aron Henley Sr., age 79, of Decatur, passed away Monday morning, April 8, 2019, at his residence.

A native of Athens and longtime resident of Meigs County, he was the son of the late Louise Norton McGann. Jackie enjoyed working on his farm and was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years,

   Ida Ruth Harrison Henley of Decatur

Two daughters and sons-in-law,

   Debra and Rick Vaughn of Decatur

   Pam and Jeff Lovelady of Decatur

One son and daughter-in-law,

   Jackie Henley Jr and Julie Henley of Decatur

Three grandchildren: Laura Wheeler and husband, Brandon, Faith Lovelady, and Cody Lovelady


Graveside services will be 11 am Tuesday in Oak Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Herman Jordan and Rev. Titus Snyder officiating.


Pallbearers will be Sam Norton, Frankie Abernathy, Ray Ratledge, Charlie Ratledge, Randy Couch, Rick Vaughn, Jeff Lovelady and Jackie Henley Jr.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Oak Grove Cemetery Fund 1212 County Road 100 Athens, TN. or to St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital Attn: Memorial Dept. 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN. 38105.


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April 9, 2019

11:00 AM
1212 COUNTY ROAD 100
ATHENS, TN 37303

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