Macon County Chronicle

J. W. Kemp

Graveside Memorial Services for J. W. Kemp, age 84 of the Hermitage Springs Community in Clay County, TN were conducted Friday afternoon, October 9, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. from the Whitley Cemetery with Kirk Dodson officiating.

{mosimage}{mosimage}J. W.  passed away Tuesday afternoon, October 6, 2009 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.  He was born May 9, 1925 in Smith County, TN, the son of the late William “Fiddler” and Betty Lankford Kemp.  On November 21, 1960, he married the former Sally Olene Hackett, who preceded him in death on August 22, 1994.  He was the Maintenance Supervisor for the Macon County School System with 17 years of service.  
Survivors include: devoted companion, Fran Etheridge, Hermitage Springs Community, daughter & son-in-law, Tracy & Rusty Adams, Hendersonville, Son & daughter-in-law, Roger & Elaine Kemp, Oak Grove Community in Clay County, granddaughter, Amy Kemp, Lafayette, Grandsons, Adam Tuck, Brice Adams and Kolby Adams, Hendersonville, step-granddaughters, Gina Hatcher and husband, James of Tompkinsville, KY and Michelle Watson and husband, Chris of the Pine Hill Community in Clay County, TN.
Arrangements by the Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs, TN 615-699-2191