John Alfred Elbert Hightower

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

John Alfred Elbert Hightower

John Alfred Elbert Hightower, 70, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, June 19, 2008, at Maury Regional Hospital.

Mr. Hightower was a native of Marshall County. He was retired from Sanford Corporation and a member of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe Wortham and Maggie Lee Robinson Hightower; and his wife, Lillian Ann Morris Hightower.

He is survived by three sons, Kirk (Cecilia) McLean and Delane Hightower of Lewisburg, and Randall Hightower of Nashville; six daughters, Brenda (Michael) Odom of Murfreesboro, and Lueshell (Paul) Taylor, L'Tanya Hightower, Felicia Hightower, Renita (Tim) Martin, and Consuela Jones, all of Lewisburg; two sisters, Maietta (Thomas) Williams and Diane (Darnell) Henry, both of Lewisburg; 22 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at London Funeral Home, and from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour Sunday, June 22, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, followed by burial in Mt. Carmel Clay Hill Cemetery. London Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.