85 year old Herman Medley of McMinnville died Tuesday at his residence of a brief illness. He was a DeKalb County native. He was retired and a former owner of Warren County Furniture, a store he owned for 40 years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in McMinnville, member of the American Legion Post #173, VFW Post #5064; and the McMinnville evening Exchange Club. Medley was also a U.S. Navy World War II Veteran. The funeral will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of High Funeral Home in McMinnville. Dr. Robert Case and Dr. Steve Angus will officiate and burial will be in the Gardens of Memory. Military grave rites will be conducted by the American Legion Post #173 and the VFW Post #5064. He was preceded in death by a son, Carter West Medley and brothers-in-law, Jim McPherson, Hugh Stewart, and Joe Stewart. Survivors include his wife, Jane Stewart Medley of McMinnville. A son and daughter-in-law, Barry and Jackie Medley of McMinnville. Granddaughter, Kate Medley of McMinnville. A step-grandson, Terrence Clabo of Charlottesville, Virginia. Two step great grandchildren, Cullen and Kalab Clabo. A sister, Maggie McPherson of McMinnville. A brother and sister-in-law, Clyde and Jewell Medley of Smithville. Brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. Robert E Stewart of Huntsville, Alabama. High Funeral Home in McMinnville is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials may be made to the Good Neighbor Fund at the First United Methodist Church of McMinnville.