Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2012 4:04 pm
The Messenger, January 19, 2012
Manuel Frazier Easley, 78, of Union City died Jan. 16, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McCabe United Meth-odist Church in Martin, with the Rev. Jimmy Carter officiating. Interment will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call at the church from 9 a.m. until the hour of services Saturday. Rawls Funeral Home in Union City is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Fields, P.J. Edwards, James Hamilton Sr., Vercie Busby, Willis Edwards and Anson Couch. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of the Manuel Frazier Easley family.
He was born Oct. 27, 1933, in Lexington, son of the late Roberta (Pearson) and the Rev. Manuel Easley Jr. He was a member of McCabe United Methodist Church and was a retired employee of the former Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. He was also a U.S. Army veteran.
He is survived by his wife, the former Bette Jane Davis; his son and daughter-in-law, Gregory Davis Sr. and Doris Davis of Memphis; his grandson Gregory Davis Jr. of Memphis; two brothers and his sister-in-law, Ben and Mildred Easley of Chattanooga and Coris Easley of Union City; and his sister and brother-in-law, Doris and Richmond Bowers of Jackson.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, James Easley.
Family and friends may leave condolences at www.rawlsfuneralhomes.com.