James Addie Shearer(1922 - 2014)

James Addie Shearer

Franklin, TN

Mr. James Addie Shearer, age 92 of Franklin, TN, April 21, 2014.

Retired Electrical Engineer with Cottrell & House, then later became Telephone Data Systems. While serving in the United States Navy during WWII, James received the American Area Campaign Medal and the Victory Medal. James graduated from Cumberland College and the University of Louisville. James also served as the Mallory Valley Water District Commissioner. He was a member at Berry's Chapel Church of Christ for 36 years and then became a member at College Grove Church of Christ.

He is preceded in death by wife, Maggie Virginia Boley Shearer; parents, Addie "Poli" and Eula Rose Cook Shearer.

Survived by daughter, Rosemary (Bill) Nolen, Covington, TN; sons, Rusty (Jean) Shearer and Joe Shearer all of College Grove, TN; sister, Sibyl Wilson, Pulaski, TN; grandchildren, Will (Dawn) Nolen, Andy Nolen, Alexandria (Sam) Reilly, Rebecca & Matthew Shearer, Aaren Shearer; great-grandchildren, Tanner, Tucker & Tayler Nolen, Lillian Opal Reilly; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Jerry Ladd officiating. Interment, Williamson Memorial Gardens with Military Honors. Grandsons & great-grandsons will serve as Pallbearers. Memorials may be made to Gentiva Hospice Foundation or The Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Fund.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to the service at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services, (615) 794-2289. www.williamsonmemorial.com

Funeral Home

Williamson Memorial Funeral Home & Gardens
3009 Columbia Avenue Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 794-2289

Published in The Tennessean on Apr. 23, 2014