Oscar Wren Vickers
Oscar Wren “Bubba” Vickers, age 86, died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, at Van Ayer Nursing and Rehab Center in Martin. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Sharon with Rev. Josh Moore officiating. Burial will follow in East Side Cemetery in Martin. Visitation will be Thursday at the church beginning at 11 a.m. until funeral time with Murphy Funeral Home of Martin in charge of the arrangements. Pallbearers are Justin Easterwood, Jordan Easterwood, Mason Wortham, Jared Wortham, Cory Garrett and Matthew Vincent. Honorary Pallbearers are Ronnie Gaylord, Phillip Clark, Henry Sturkie, Bill Brewer, Doug Copeland and Brad Robinson. Mr. Vickers owned and operated Sand Mountain Shoe Company for more than 50 years. He was a veteran of the Tennessee National Guard and a member of Sharon First Baptist Church. He is survived by his children, Zann (Joe) Wortham and Stan (Regina) Vickers, both of Martin; one brother, Robert Ray (Peggy) Vickers of Sharon; four grandchildren, Justin (Catherine) Easterwood, Jordan (Lauren) Easterwood, Mason Wortham and Jared Wortham; and five great-grandchildren, Emma, Reid and Hayes Easterwood, Charley and Collins Easterwood. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ennis Vickers; and his son-in-law, Johnny Easterwood. Online tributes may be left at murphyfuneralhome.net.