Allen Baxter Wortham

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Allen Baxter Wortham, age 83 of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at his home.

Mr. Wortham was a native of Marshall County, and he was the son of the late James Edward and Maggie K. Ball Wortham. He was a retired supervisor from Hyperion Seating, was a member of the Church Street Church of Christ, and was retired from the Tennessee National Guard after serving 41 years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, JoAnn Slate Wortham in 2008; four sisters, Agnes Cheek, Charlene Woodward, Ruth King, and Betty Jean Spray; and brother, George Edward Wortham. He is survived by his daughter, Pamela Wortham (Sheldon) Davis of Berlin; son, Michael Allen (Mary Beth) Wortham of Cornersville; brother, Loyd Wortham of Lewisburg; and seven grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at 10 a.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial to follow in Swanson Cemetery with military honors.

The family will be at the funeral home for visitation on Friday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Saturday until the funeral hour.

London Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.