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Darrell Heaton, age 59, of 500 Pleasant Valley Road, Mountain City, TN passed away Thursday morning at his residence. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clinton W. Heaton and Anna Mae Potter Heaton and one brother, Eugene Heaton. He was a member of the Ackerson Creek Church of Christ. His hobbies were guitar, gardening and the outdoors.
Survivors include a daughter: Melissa Hollifield and husband Johnny of Marion, NC; two granddaughters, Sierra Osborne and Rachel Osborne; two sisters, Wanda Arnold and husband Paul; and Brenda Church and special friend, Cecil Kaylor. Several nieces and nephews also survive and a special friend Robert Pennington.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 4, 2014 from the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel with Mr. Herman Trivette officiating. The family received friends from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. prior to the funeral service. Graveside service and interment followed in Wilson Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were: Jammey Church, Michael Phagan, Shay Phagan, Johnny Hollifield, Mike Church and Paul Arnold. Honorary pallbearers were Cecil Kaylor, Dr. Floyd Barker and Robert Pennington.
Friends may call at the residence, 500 Pleasant Valley Road, Mountain City, TN at any time.
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Professional services for the Darrell Heaton family are in the care of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, 300 West Main Street, Mountain City, TN.