92 year old L.C. Vandergriff of Watertown died Friday at his residence. He was a U.S. Army World War II Veteran and Prisoner of War, a carpenter, and and a member of the Watertown First United Methodist Church. He was born in DeKalb County. The funeral will be Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home. Rodger McCann will officiate and burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until the service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lessie Vandergriff and Mary Elizabeth Norton Vandergriff; sisters, Mary Barrett and Gertie Keaton; and a brother, Floyd Vandergriff. Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Louise Ellis Vandergriff of Watertown. A niece, Betty and her husband Gary Mullican of Lebanon. A nephew, Gene Vandergriff of Nashville. A great nephew, Donald and wife Cynthia Mullican of Lebanon. Two great great nephews, Jonathan and Matthew Mullican. Sisters-in-Law, Effie Lee Ellis of Smithville and Flora Ellis of Smyrna. Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Apr 28 2012