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Henry Presson

Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Dr. Bobby Williams will officiate. Burial will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home from 11 a.m. until the hour of services Wednesday.
Mr. Presson was born Oct. 29, 1930, in Mississippi County, Mo., son of the late Luther and Verlie (Hardin) Presson. He married the former Cecelia Pendergrass Aug. 26, 1979. She died Dec. 17, 2010.
Mr. Presson retired from the former Brown Shoe Co. after 41 years of service and had also been employed by Griffin Industries. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and served in the United States Army.
He is survived by three daughters, Carol Owens and Anna (Chuck) Parks, all of Union City, and Jessica (Tim) Jones of Troy; two sons, Terry (Phyllis) Presson of Jackson and Kelvin Presson of Union City; his stepdaughter, Juli Murphy of Newbury Park, Calif.; his sister, Wilma Morris of Union City; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his half sister, Louise Drankard.
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