|James Ray LeFevers, 89, of Woodbury, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Stones River Hospital.
Born in Cannon County, LeFevers is survived by his wife of 66 years, Janie Stacy LeFevers, of Woodbury; three daughters, Wanda Snell of Athens, Ga., Janie (Sam) Hightower of Richmond, Va., and Carla Freeman, of Winston-Salem, N.C.; and grandchildren Christy Snell (Mark) Tucker, Lauren Hightower (Kevin) Ensley, S.J. Hightower, Jenna Freeman, Anna Freeman and Will Freeman; and greatgrandchildren Rossi Tucker and Lexie Tucker.
LeFevers was a member of the Woodbury Church of Christ, where he was a faithful deacon and elder for many years. He was a veteran of World War II and serving in the U.S. Army. He earned a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal and a Bronze Star for his service. He was employed with Northcutt Motors as an appliance salesman and repairman, later by the town of Woodbury and as a school bus driver for Cannon County.
Funeral Service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Brother Al Bugg will officiate.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors or American Diabetes Association.
For online tributes, go to www.woodburyfuneralhome.net.