Posted: Friday, June 7, 2013 2:42 pm
The Messenger, June 6, 2013
Completed arrangements are being announced for Joseph Pierce “J.P.” Greer, 88, of Fulton, who died 8:12 p.m. June 4, 2013, at Parkway Regional Hospital in Fulton.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Obion County Memorial Gardens near Union City. The Rev. Paul Adams will officiate.
There will be no visitation and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery at 2 p.m. Friday.
Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Family members will serve as pallbearers.
The family requests that memorials be made to Fulton First Baptist Church building fund, 115 Second St., Fulton, KY 42041; or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
He was born May 18, 1925, in Hickman County, Ky., son of the late Jewell and Virginia (Walker) Greer. He married the former Dorothy Sue Mosley May 19, 1951. She survives. He retired after 45 years with the former Illinois Central Railroad as a conductor and was a member of First Baptist Church in Fulton. He also served in the Army during World War II.
He is also survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Kay and Mike Britt of Wingo, Ky.; two sons and his daughter-in law, Eddie Joe and Collette Greer of Union City and Greg Greer of Murray, Ky.; five grandchildren, April Britt and Garrett Wells, both of Union City, Joseph Britt of Wingo, Ean Cross Greer of Martin and Audrey Caroline Greer of Nashville; two great-grandchildren, Christopher Jordan Britt-Pannell of Fulton and Hannah Elizabeth Pannell of Union City; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was also preceded in death by three sisters and five brothers.
To leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.