Posted: Friday, March 18, 2011 12:06 pm
The Messenger, March 18, 2011
Completed arrangements are being announced for Fred Carney, 77, of Union City, who died 1:50 p.m. March 16, 2011, at his home.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. The Revs. Danny Jones and Wayne McLean will officiate. Burial will follow in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
The family will receive friends in the Rosewood Room at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home from noon until the hour of services Saturday.
Pallbearers will be Dusty Ward, Jason Eakes, Trent Cary, Jordan Ward, Dale Jones and Darrell Jones.
He was born Oct. 29, 1933, in Obion County, son of the late Ovella (Hawks) and John Carney Sr. He married the former Wanda Pierce Nov. 22, 1963. She died Oct. 11, 2009. He was a retired painter and a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Union City. He attended Oak Street Community Church in Union City and was an avid baseball fan.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Calvin Cary of Union City; his brother, Jack Carney of Greenville, Texas; his granddaughter and her husband, Brandy and Jason Eakes of Union City; his grandson and his wife, Dusty and Danielle Ward of Paducah, Ky.; two step-grandsons and the spouse of one, Travis Cary of Winter Garden, Fla., and Trent and Robin Cary of Union City; seven great-grandchildren and the spouse of one, Jordan and Alyssa Ward, Tanner Cary and Tatum Cary, all of Union City, Breonna Ward of Martin and Chance Dunn, Elizabeth Herzog and Tristian Herzog, all of Paducah; and his great-great-granddaughter, Riley Ward of Union City.
He was preceded in death by his son, Sherman Carney; his brother, John Carney Jr.; and three sisters, Adelle Earp, Virginia Powell and Jeanette Garrison.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.