Family of Sidney Oscar DOUGLAS (74) & Edgar DENNISON (223)
Obituary: Funeral services for Mr. N. R. Douglas, age 97, will be Tuesday July 31, 2007 at 2 PM at Reed's Chapel with Rev. Corey Meggs and Bobby Beecham officiating. Burial will follow in the Poplar Corner Penecostal Church Cemetery. Mr. Douglas, a lifelong farmer, died Sunday, July 29 at his home in Wildersville. He was a devoted husband, father, grand-father, uncle and friend to all. He was a faithful Christian and served the ministry in many capacities. As a local farmer for many years he enjoyed and cultivated God's creations. He was very active and social around Lexington and surrounding areas and was well known for his storytelling. He was an avid sportsman and enjoyed many types of hunting, fishing, and trapping with friends and family. He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Stella Lunsford Douglas, a brother Dennis Dalton Douglas, and a sister Clara Douglas Hall. He is survived by one daughter Ruth Ann (William E.) Austin and a granddaughter Leanne Austin (Michael) Thorne,and a special great-nephew Nathan Douglas Cavness, his namesake all of Wildersville. He also leaves a host of other special nieces, nephews, and friends of all ages. Casketbearers will be Jerry Lunsford, Jeffrey Cavness, Ronnie Daws, Doug Bartholomew, Cody Stovall, and John Graves. Honorary casketbearers will be James W. Lunsford, Larry Meggs, Loyce Phillips, Leon Thorne, Steve White, Ray Richardson , Eddy Holmes, Prentice Page, Robert Stout, Jarret Cavness and Dennis Pollock. Visitation will be Monday, 5 PM til 9PM and Tuesday, 10 AM til time if service.
On 29 Jul 1931 when N.R. was 21, he married Stella LUNSFORD. Born on 12 Aug 1910. At the age of 87, Stella died on 18 Jun 1998. Buried in Jun 1998 in Poplar Corner Church Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.
They had one child:
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