James  Petrey


James Herbert Petrey, age 90, of Lafollette, formerly of Baptist Housing in Corbin, passed away on Friday June 7, 2019, in Lafollette, TN.
He was born in Woodbine, KY, to the late James E. Petrey and Otie Leforce Petrey; and was a retired truck driver and US Army veteran of Korea. James was a member and past Deacon at Corinth Missionary Baptist Church; former member of the Masonic Lodge, Knights of Pythias, and Shriner.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mae Lay Petrey; sons, Larry Glen Petrey, Gary Lynn Petrey, and Terry Michael Petrey; brothers, Hobert, E.L., and Billy Petrey; sisters, Mildred Jones, Virginia Petrey, and Vioma Clemmons
James is survived by his sisters, Opal Petrey Williams and Alma Petrey Gibbs.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday June 11, 2019, from noon until 2 p.m. at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be held at Corn Creek Cemetery following the visitation on Tuesday, with the Rev. Dennis Engle officiating.
Published on June 10, 2019
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