March 29, 2007
Mr. J. W. Epperson, age 82, of Lewisburg, Tennessee died Thursday, March 29, 2007 at his home in Lewisburg, Tennessee after an extended illness. Mr. Epperson was a native of Maury County and was a son of the late Macie Joe and Jennie Lee Slaughter Epperson. He served in the United States Army during World War II and was a member of Rays Chapel United Methodist Church. Mr. Epperson retired after 40 years of service from Duck River Electric Membership Corp. of Lewisburg were he served as assistant district manager.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine Epperson, Lewisburg, TN; three daughters, Sandra Chambers, Lewisburg, TN, Rhonda McMahan, Murfreesboro, TN, Freda Terry, Lewisburg, TN. son, Rickey Epperson, Lewisburg, TN; sisters, Jessie Lee Gillespie, Chapel Hill, TN, Myrtle Bingham, Antioch, TN, Betty Lou Hermann, Ashville, N.C.; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Visitation was held Saturday, March 31, 2007 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 1, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Tom Sumners officiating. Burial was in Middle View Cemetery near Lewisburg.
For Those Who Wish, Memorial Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Lung Association.
Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, Tennessee (www.lawrencefuneral.net) in charge of local arrangements.