James Joseph “Sonny” Killen
James Joseph “Sonny” Killen, age 79, of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Southern TN Regional Health Systems in Lawrenceburg, TN. He was retired from Murray Ohio and of the Catholic faith.
Born Friday, July 7, 1939, in Lawrence County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Ernest and Mae Gieske Killen. He was also preceded in death by two sisters: Mamie Pettus and Geneva Killen; and one brother: Edwin Killen.
Survivors include his wife: Glenda Killen of Lawrenceburg, TN; son: Joey Killen (Barbara) of Lawrenceburg, TN; daughter: Jana Killen of Tuscumbia, AL; grandchildren: Dustin Killen (Lauren) of Killen, AL, Holden Killen (Lauren) of Lynnville, TN and Anna Leigh Killen Brown (David) of Columbia, TN; great-grandchildren: Kase Killen, Brooks Killen and Aybrie Killen; sister: Margie Hughes of Loretto, TN; brother-in-law: David Terry of Lawrenceburg, TN; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for James Joseph “Sonny” Killen were conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2019, with Jacob Kitchens officiating. Interment followed at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens. Family suggests memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Neal Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences may be sent by way of: www.nealfuneralhome.net.