Obit: Flossie Jeffery

Obit: Flossie Jeffery

October 14th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Flossie Mae Jeffery, 93, of Harrison, passed away October 12, 2012 at Morning Point Alzheimer's Memory Care Facility.Mrs. Jeffery was born Jan. 27, 1918 in Sawyerville, Ala., to the late James Calvin and Bessie Headrick.She was a member of Chamberlain Memorial Baptist Church where she had taught the children's Sunday school for many years. She along with her late husband, J.P. enjoyed serving as greeters on Sundays, welcoming those to church. She loved visiting the sick and taking part in the WMU Womens group and spending time with her Sunday School class "buddies".Mrs. Jeffery loved her family and was a terrific mother, housewife, who kept an immaculate home. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed having people visit and eat in her home. She enjoyed working in her yard, most especially her flowers-her favorite being roses.Flossie was the oldest of six children. In 1936, after the death of her mother, she became mother to her two sisters and three brothers. She was preceded in death in 2006 by her husband of 72 years, John Paul "J.P." Jeffery; her daughter who died at birth; sisters, Aline Wills, Kathryn Branum; her brothers, Robert Lee Headrick, John Henry Headrick and Paul Glen Headrick.Survivors are her son and daughter-in-law, James E. "Jeff" and Martha Jeffery, Harrison; many nieces, nephews and wonderful friends.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Don Givens officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.Memorial contributions may be made to Caris Hospice, 5959 Shallowford Road, Suite 551, Chattanooga 37421 or Morning Pointe Alzheimer's Memory Care, 5501 Old Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343 Attention-Linda Noll.The family would like to express their appreciation to Morning Pointe Alzheimers Memory Care in Hixson for their wonderful love and care during the past three years. Also to Caris Hospice for their love and comforting assistance during the past months.Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family.The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road.