Marion- James Frederick Rentfro, 69, of Marion, died at 1:10 AM, Saturday, December 20, 2003 at the Marion VA Medical Center.
James was born on December 12, 1934 in Crab Orchard to James & Jesse (Edwards) Rentfro. He married Paula Reese on November 15, 1960 in Marion. She survives of Marion.
Mr. Rentfro worked as an electrician for the Franklin-Williamson County Department of Human Services prior to his retirement. He was a member of Center Baptist Church and a veteran, having served in the United States Navy.
Wife- Paula Rentfro- Marion
Four Daughters and their spouses:
Becky Francis- Herrin
Tammy & Dennis Morris- Ozark
Melissa & Howard Malloy- Antelope, CA
Patricia & Lee Woolverton- New Burnside
Brother & sis in law- Gene R & Lorrita Rentfro- Johnston City
Brother & sis in law- Dale & Joyce Rentfro- Marion
Sister & bro in law- Judy & Don Ray- Dandridge, TN
His parents preceded him in death.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, December 23, 2003 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion. Rev. Larry Shacklee will officiate. Burial will follow at East Lawn Memorial Gardens in Herrin. Military rites will be performed at graveside by the Marion VFW & American Legion Posts. Visitation will be from 5-9:00 PM, Monday, December 22, 2003 at the funeral home.
For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com.