Michael William Gregory, age 51, passed away Friday, November 7, 2008, at Alive Hospice at Saint Thomas Hospital. The funeral service for Michael William Gregory was conducted Sunday, November 9, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Greg Wilson officiating. Dewayne Perdue, Shawn Perdue, Alan Sullivan, Dwight Dickens, Jim Costello, and Devin Gregory served as pallbearers. Interment followed in the Underwood Cemetery.Michael William Gregory was born on, September 2, 1957 in Macon County, Tenn. He was the son of the late Frank Gregory. On June 6, 1980, he married the former Nancy Lee Perdue, sharing twenty-eight years together; Nancy survives. Besides his father; one son, Mikki Lee Gregory, one brother, Nicky Gregory, and father-in-law, Charles Perdue preceded him in death. Michael worked as a carpenter for several years; He enjoyed fishing, camping, and helping others. He also loved playing with his grandkids. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Besides his wife; he is survived by; son, Chad (Nikki) Cherry, daughter, Amie (Jason) Marsh, grandchildren, Dalton Marsh, Aaron Cherry, Autumn Cherry all of Lafayette, Tenn., mother, Ann Gregory of Pleasant Shade, Tenn., mother-in-law, Virginia Perdue of Lafayette, Tenn., brothers, Gary Gregory of Lebanon, Tenn., John Gregory of Lafayette, Tenn., Shane Gregory of Carthage, Tenn., sister, Lena Winfree of Carthage, Tenn., sisters-in-law, and brother-in-law, Brenda Perdue, Vickie and Raybon Dickens all of Lafayette, Tenn.