GRAMMER, JR., Delmas MelvinAge 84. Born June 10, 1928; passed away January 8, 2013. Preceded in death by parents, Delmas M. Grammer, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Colbert Grammer; brother, Henry F. Grammer; son, Jeffrey Todd Grammer, Sr. Survived by wife of 62 years, Mildred Nix Grammer; son, Val Darwin (Glenda) Grammer; grandson, Jeffrey Todd (Emily) Grammer, Jr., Steven Blake Grammer and Ben Rains; one great-grandchild, Vicki Jo Grammer; brother, Paul Dennis Grammer and sister, Frances Dean Baker of Fort Worth, TX; niece, Melanie Sue Grammer; nephews, Roger K. Grammer, Mike Baker and Wade Baker. He served two years in the Navy on the aircraft carrier on the USS Randolph. He worked at Avco Corporation for 28 years, was a United Methodist minister who served Oakwood United Methodist Church, Forrest Grove United Methodist Church, and St. Andrews United Methodist Church. He was charter president of the Madison Jaycees, was a member of the Living Word class of City Road Chapel United Methodist Church, served on Tennessee Conference United Methodist Foundation from 1985 through 1988, and was food chairman of the Madison Hillbilly Days. He was a graduate of Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, TN and Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN. As well as, graduate studies at Vanderbilt University
Divinity School. Active Pallbearers: Joey Willis, Rob Miles, Larry Odom, Ben Rains, Steven Grammer, Jeff Grammer. Honorary Pallbearers: Bill Howard, Barry Jones, Doug Odom, Richard Odom, and the Living Word Sunday School class. Visitation Friday, January 11th, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Madison Funeral Home. Funeral service at Madison Funeral Home Saturday at 10 a.m., officiated by Dr. Ron Lowery and Rev. Emily Reeves Grammer, pastors of City Road Chapel United Methodist Church. Donations can be made to City Road Chapel, the King's Daughters Child Development Center, or the
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