James Edward Pinion
The Messenger. 12.26.07
James Edward Pinion, 86, of Sparta died Dec. 23, 2007, at his home. He was a former resident of this area.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Thurman Funeral Home in Sparta, with interment following in Frasier Chapel Cemetery in Sparta. The Rev. Jerry Barnwell will officiate.
He was born Feb. 9, 1921, in Obion County, son of the late Fred Monroe and Ida Jane (Hamblin) Pinion. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, David Edward and Sharon Pinion of Sparta; his daughter and son-in-law, Regina Lee and Dan Gruden of Sparta; six grandchildren, Nori Lynne Conley, Rhonda Lee Dawson, Jeffrey James Gruden, David Edward Pinion II, Robyn Leanne Gruden and Jessica Mary Gruden; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Mary Thelma Pinion, four brothers and four sisters.