James Anderson “Jamie” Page
Completed arrangements are being announced for James Anderson “Jamie” Page, 69, of Troy, who died at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City Oct. 22, 2007.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Blessed Hope Baptist Church in Troy, with the Rev. Terry Council officiating. Burial will follow in Cobb’s Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may call at White & Mahon Funeral Home in Troy 5-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Pallbearers will be his nephews.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Obion County Rescue Squad.
He was born June 28, 1938, in Lake County, son of the late Andrew and Addie Jo (Mingle) Page. He married the former Helen Franks May 3, 1980. She survives. He was a former dispatcher for the Lake County Sheriff’s Department and had been an auto mechanic in St. Louis.
He was a member of Blessed Hope Baptist Church and was instrumental in starting the Lake County Ambulance Service. He had worked for Regional Emergency Medical Services beginning in 1980. He also helped set up the Obion County 911 service by mapping the Obion County roads. He was a volunteer CPR and First Aid instructor for the Red Cross from 1980-2003 and was a member of Obion County Rescue Squad, serving as co-captain for six years. That organization honored him with a lifetime membership and retired his number, “35,” and his badge in 2002.
He is also survived by two daughters, Zarah Jo Johnson of Hurricane Mills and Laura Adams of Aurora, Colo.; two sons, Robert Anthony Page of Belleville, Ill., and Christopher Lawrence White of Erlanger, Ky.; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
He was also preceded in death by his granddaughter, Jessica Nicole Adams; two sisters, Anita French and Mary Jo Craddock; and his brother, Jackie Marion Page.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home Web site: www.white-ranson.com.