James Richard "Jimmy" Sudberry

Wednesday, August 1, 2007

James Richard "Jimmy" Sudberry

July 29, 2007

James Richard "Jimmy" Sudberry, age 93 of Chapel Hill, died Sunday, July 29 in Lewisburg. Sudberry was a native of Bedford County and was the son of the late Finous and Adelaide Taylor Sudberry. He was a farmer and a member of the Cedar Grove United Methodist Church. Sudberry was a member of the Chapel Hill Masonic Lodge #160 F &AM, and a member of the Bedford County Farm Bureau. His wife, Minnie Ruth Clark Sudberry, who died in December of 2000; and a daughter, Mary Jane Sudberry, who died in December of 2005, preceded him in death.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Nell and Bob Noblitt; sisters Gladys Coleman, Chapel Hill, and Belle Hensley, Palm Bay, FL.; brother Ellis Sudberry, Shelbyville; three grandchildren, Michelle Perry, Lisa Gruber and Allison Perkinson, all of Madison; as well as eight great grandchildren.

Visitation was held July 30 at Lawrence Funeral Home, and the services were held July 31 in the Lawrence Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles Melvin Collins officiating. Nephews served as pallbearers.