Macon County Chronicle

Neftie Alexander Gammon, 94

Neftie Alexander Gammon, age 94, of Lafayette, Tenn., passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2008.  Funeral services for Neftie Alexander Gammon were conducted Monday, July 14, 2008 at 10 a.m. from the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Jerry Gammon and Elder Cary Kemp officiating. Burial followed in the Macon County Memorial Gardens.                                              

Neftie Alexander Gammon was born on Thursday, November 13, 1913, in Macon County, Tenn., born one of eight siblings to the late Sam and Cammie Rosemary Gregory Gammon. On March 31, 1933, he married Nettie Gertrude Holland, who preceded him in death. Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by: three brothers; Obra Gammon, Ethlie Gammon, and Cordis Gammon, and three sisters; Lola Fishburn, Zelma Cherry, and Evelle Moss.

Neftie Gammon was a farmer, a truck driver for Smith Brothers Feed Mill, and a member of Maple Grove Missionary Baptist Church # 2.  He is survived by: a son and daughter-in-law, Brother Jerry and Barbara Gammon of Lafayette, Tenn., a daughter, Virginia Carter of Lafayette, Tenn., one brother Lymon Gammon of Indianapolis, Ind., three grandchildren; Beverly Reid, Richie Gammon, and Doug Gammon, and five great-grandchildren; Katie Reid, Ethan Reid, Zakk Gammon, Haylee Gammon, and Hunter Gammon.