GLEAVES, Oscar Ray died February 28, 2009

Oscar Ray Gleaves
GLEAVES, Oscar RayAge 90 of Hermitage. Passed away February 28, 2009. He was born December 12, 1918 to Tom Ben and Bettie Creech Gleaves. He was a World War II veteran of the Navy, a retired carpenter, a member and past master of the McWhirtersville Masonic Lodge #375, the Al Menah Shriners, and Baker's Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Gleaves is survived by his wife of 67 years, Janette Elizabeth Seaborn Gleaves; daughter-in-law, Sherry Gleaves of Mt. Juliet; daughter, Betty (Dwight) Suiter of Cookeville; son, Tom (Debbie) Gleaves of Mt. Juliet; nine grandchildren, Melissa (Kevin) Williams, Brian (Lori) Gleaves, Heath (Lisa) Suiter, Becca (Scott) Wilson, Ryon (fiance, Sarah) Suiter, Robb (Christina), Katie, Destiny and Taran Gleaves; nine great grandchildren, Olivia, Caleb, Eli, Jonah, Kenan, Rain, Sage Oscar, Quinn and Duncan; one sister-in-law, Claudia Gleaves; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one son, Oscar Ray Gleaves, Jr.; one brother, Guy Thomas Gleaves; one sister, Willie Matlock Gleaves Duncan. Visitation with the family will be Monday, March 2, 2009 from 4-7 p.m. with a Masonic Service at 7 p.m. and visitation 12 noon til 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 3, 2009 with the funeral service at 1 p.m. in Hibbett & Hailey Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Leonard Rader officiating, Burial to follow in Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Grandsons and Grandsons-in-law. Honorary Pallbearers will be Robert Smith, George Hodges and Kenneth Pritchett. Arrangements by HIBBETT & HAILEY FUNERAL HOME, 429 Donelson Pike, (615) 883-2361