William Richard Jett, age 65 of Lewisburg, died Sunday, October 6, 2013 at his residence.
Mr. Jett was a native of Marshall County, Tennessee and son of the late George Richard and Mamie Catherine Griffis Jett. He was a disabled Viet Nam veteran. He was a member of the Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Martha Jett and Dorothy Jett and son-in-law Christopher Grimes. He is survived by his wife, Donna Jett of Lewisburg, two daughters, Melinda (Josh Gibbons) Grimes and Eugena Rosie (Jordan Hicks) Grimes, three sons, William R. Jett, Jr. of Nashville, Bernie (Becky Hill) Jett and Bryan (Meranda) Jett all of Lewisburg, five sisters, Francis Doud, Mary Jane Baugher, Kathleen Lemay and Ella Mae Jordan all of Lewisburg, and Christine Rutledge of Fayetteville, five brothers, David Jett, and Joe Jett both of Lewisburg, Edward Jett and Paul Jett both of Belfast, and George Jett of Fayetteville, fourteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, two special friends, Larry and Norma Bontjes of Wahpeton, ND, and Grady Cook of Nashville.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. from the chapel of Cornersville Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Short Cemetery.
The family will be at Cornersville Funeral Home Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. for visitation.