Francis Owen “Bubba”
Mahery III, 78, of Greeneville, began his new life with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. He was a member and attended First Baptist Church as long as his health permitted. He is survived by his wife, Frances M. Mahery; children, Annette Mahery Duckworth, Francis Owen “Mike” Mahery IV (Janine), and Dianne Mahery Palmore; grandchildren, Julie Mangrum, Drew Palmore, Lindsey Klarenbeek (Johnny), and Abby Duckworth; brother, Pat Mahery (Margaret); sisters, Betty Mahery and Joan Mahery Vogt; sister-in-law, Patricia Robbins; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, F.O. “Bub” and Barbara Mahery; and sister, Barbara Ann Drake. The family will have a gathering of friends on Sunday, Jan. 12, from 1 to 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Greeneville. The celebration of life service will follow visitation at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Joey Tillery officiating. Thoughts and memories may be shared with the family at www.jeffersmortuary.com Jeffers Funeral and Cremation Service of Greeneville is in charge of arrangements.