Gospel preacher listed in Preachers of Today, Vol. 1, 1952, 201.
Funeral services for Charles Griffin Lemons, 83, of Cookeville will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 31, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Lemons died on Sunday, May 26, 2002. He was the son of the late John Odie and Vertie Algie Jacquess Lemons. Mr. Lemons attended David Lipscomb College in Nashville. He preached for more than 65 years throughout Middle Tennessee, Huntsville, Ala., Louisville, Ky., Phoenix, Ariz., and Ontario, Canada. His family includes a son, Charles T. (Chuck) Lemons of Pie Town, N.M.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ed and Dorothy Dowell and Elsie Thrasher, all of Cookeville, Robert Polk of Nashville and Ellie Lemons of Enterprise, Ala.; three granddaughters, Tullie Jones, Rachael Hipple and Kellee Lemons, all of Tucson, Ariz.; and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie G. Lemons; four brothers, William Jaquess Lemons, Fred Donald Lemons, Joe Freeland Lemons and John Junior Lemons; and three sisters, Mildred Estel Lemons Polk, Roxey Lemons and Anne Francis Lemons.
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