James Edward Staggs
James Edward Staggs, age 70, of Ethridge, TN passed away Friday, September 10, 2021 at Wayne Medical Center in Waynesboro, TN.
He was a native of Lawrence County, TN, retired from Dura Automotive, and a member of American Legion Post 63. Mr. Staggs served his country honorably in the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Robert James and Ada Marie Weaver Staggs; his first wife and mother of his children: Mary Nell Staggs; one brother: James Eugene Staggs; three half-brothers: Lonnie Brewer, Elbert Brewer, and Lester Brewer; and one half-sister: Nora Mae Staggs.
He is survived by his wife: Sherry Staggs of Ethridge, TN; two sons: Shannon Edward Staggs (Kelly) of Ethridge, TN and Brandon Lee Staggs (Crystal) of Summertown, TN; three step-daughters: Heather Belew (Sean) of Loretto, TN, Holley Sills of Lawrenceburg, TN, and Hope Coffman (Michael) of Leoma, TN; one sister: Bonnie Brewer of Ethridge, TN; nine grandchildren: Chelsey Staggs, Lindsey Staggs, Mary Elizabeth Staggs, Madaline Staggs, Ryleigh Belew, Blakeley Sills, John Pierce Sills, Haylee Coffman, and Colton Coffman; and his buddy: Murphy.
Funeral services for James Edward Staggs were conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, September 13, 2021 with Thomas Mattox officiating. Interment followed at Old Ethridge Cemetery in Ethridge, TN with full military honors. Neal Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences may be sent by way of: www.nealfuneralhome.net.