Elmer (Bud) Jeffers, age 91 of Huntsville, TN passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2021, at his home with his loving family by his side. Born in Scott County, TN on October 29, 1930, he was the son of the late John S. and Lona (Byrd) Jeffers. Elmer was the oldest member of Mill Branch Baptist Church. He served proudly in the US Army. Elmer retired from vocational school after many years of service. He enjoyed gardening, going to church, and spending time with his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Dorothy Jeffers, Orpha Jeffers, Velma Jeffers, and twin sister Elma Sexton; infant brother, E.S. Jeffers; granddaughter, Stacy Michelle Carson; special niece, Velva Jean Sexton.
Elmer is survived by his loving wife of almost 65 years, Nadine (Hamblin) Jeffers; daughters, Sandra Carson (Ronnie), Janie Brown (Mike), and Sheryl Hutchison (Allen); his precious grandchildren, Brandon Carson and girlfriend Kelly, Sarah VanHook (Colby), Hannah Burchfield (Cody), Taylor Hutchison, and Trevor Carson; great grandchildren, Ezekiel (Zeke) VanHook, Jazlyn VanHook, Jakoby VanHook; special caregiver, Virginia Harness; many other relatives and friends.
Friends may visit with the Jeffers family on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 from 6 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 7 p.m. in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Tommy Burress, Bro. Larry Sexton, and Bro. Jeff Watson officiating. Music will be provided by George Byrd, grandchildren, and Sara Byrd.
Committal service will be on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 11 a.m. in the Mill Branch Cemetery with full Military Honors conducted by the American Legion Post #136 of Oneida. Pallbearers will be: Ronnie Carson, Mike Brown, Allen Hutchison, Cody Burchfield, Brandon Carson, Trevor Carson, and Colby VanHook. Honorary pallbearers will be: Allen Byrd, Jan Byrd, Henry Hutson, Sonny Washam, Pete Elmore, Bill Hamblin, Estle Bond, and Wayne Bond.
West-Murley Funeral Home is serving the family of Elmer (Bud) Jeffers.
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