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Lucian Major

Lucian Major

Posted: Tuesday, July 8, 2008 11:37 am

The Messenger. 07.07.08 Lucian H. Major, 72, of Martin died July 4, 2008, at Volunteer Community Hospital in Martin. Services were set for 1 p.m. today at Murphy Funeral Home in Martin, with the Revs. Garry Gallimore and Lewis Whiteman officiating. Burial was to follow in East Side Cemetery in Martin. Pallbearers were to be Kevin Edge, Paul Young, Dwight Brawley, Albert Davis, Larry Compton and James Smothers. He was born Sept. 19, 1935, in Obion County, son of the late Lucian Anderson Major and the late Frances (Roper) Major Murphy. He was a retired employee of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in Union City and was a member of Cypress Creek Baptist Church and the Northwest Tennessee Football Officials Association. He was also a U.S. Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Mary Sue (Prince) Major; his son, Jerry Major of Jackson; his daughter, Michelle Granner of Martin; his brother, Jim Major of Tullahoma; and two grandsons, Matt Granner and James Major. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Frank Major.

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