Charles Morrisette

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at White-Ran-son Funeral Home, with Dr. Cecil Sewell officiating. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from noon until the hour of services Wednesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Red Reese, Ray Burden, Bill Flood, Dr. Jerry Sullivan, Bill Harrison and Frank Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Carlton Sunday School Class at Union City First Baptist Church.
The family requests that memorials be made to Union City First Baptist Church library fund or the church’s missionary fund; Baptist Hospice, P.O. Box 631, Union City, TN 38281; or the American Cancer Society.
He was born March 16, 1928, in Union City, son of the late Charley and Pearl (Forrester) Morrisette. He married the former Margaret Eichhorn Oct. 23, 1948. She died June 4, 2011. He had served with the U.S. Army occupational forces in Germany following World War II with the rank of staff sergeant. He had also been chief warrant officer for the Tennessee National Guard, where he served for 35 years, as well as being employed by Shea Riley Realtors for 20 years. He was a 70-year member of Union City First Baptist Church and had served as a deacon much of that time.
He is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Kaye and Bubba Smith of Cleveland, Tenn., Jane and John Almon of Cordova and Betsy and Mackie Henderson of Union City; five grandchildren and their spouses, Chad and Laura Jane Burkhart of Corpus Christi, Texas, Laura and Greg Wade of Christiana, Brad and Kayla Henderson of Nashville, Andrew “Drew” and Sarah Henderson of Fort Benning, Ga., and Stephanie Almon of Olive Branch, Miss.; three great-grandchildren, Taylor Burkhart, Austin Burkhart and Elizabeth Burkhart, all of Corpus Christi; his sister and brother-in-law, Ann and Gene Culp of Union City; and two nieces and their spouses, Teresa and David Johnson of Union City and Carolyn and Richard Brown of New Port Richey, Fla.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Sarah Carey and Maxine Beachum.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.

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