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Jimmy Lee Anson, age 48, of Butler, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2015. He was born on August 17, 1966 to Barbara Jean Henline Anson and the late Merle Lewis Anson. In addition to his father, Jimmy was preceded in death by a brother, Terry Cayton.
Jimmy loved working and when he wasn’t working, he enjoyed fishing, riding motorcycles and four wheeling. He was a member of Rainbow Mennonite Church.
In addition to his mother, Barbara Anson, Jimmy is survived by his wife, Paula Anson; sons: Jimmy Lee Anson Jr., Timothy Anson, James Russell Powell, Dustin Ray Powell and wife Jessica and Austin Mills; special daughter, Nikki Trivette; special neighbor and friend, Beverly McIntosh; sisters: Candice Krummel and husband Charlie, September Anson, Christina Johnson and husband Lee, Leanna Tillman, Leinette Lilfont Blankenship; brothers: Thomas J. Cayton, Christopher Anson, Daniel Anson and Scott Anson; grandchildren: Isiah Brooks, Riley Powell, Matthew Powell, Lilly Powell and Destiny Bennett; special friends: Eric Snyder, Jeff Stout, Rick Hall, Chad Williams, Brandon Stanley, Keith Wright, Roy Bennett, McDaniel Grant, Richard Whiskey, Josh Bentley, Anthony Beltran and Hazel Winkler; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
There will be no formal services held at this time.
The family wishes to extend their appreciation and gratitude to the staff of Johnson County Rescue Squad and Johnson County Community Hospital.
At other times, the family will receive friends at the home, 1223 Doe Creek Road, Butler, TN.
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The family of Jimmy Lee Anson has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.