Longtime and esteemed jurist and attorney, Thomas Arthur Greer, Jr., 89, a lifelong resident of Dunlap, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Erlanger Medical Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Arthur Greer Sr. and Ova McGuiness Greer of Dunlap; brother, Landon L. Greer; and sister, Thelma Greer Thompson.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Lota Applewhite Greer; children, Stephen T. (Susan) Greer of Dunlap, Dr. Patrick R. (Becky) Greer of Winchester and Dr. Michael S. (Vallerie) Greer of Chattanooga; 10 grandchildren, Jessica Greer Matukewicz, Elizabeth Greer Adams, Thomas Greer, Patrick Greer, Hamilton Greer, Rachel Greer Domizioli, Michael Greer, Zach Greer, Steve Greer and John Greer; 10 great-grandchildren; nephews, Lee Greer, Lyle Greer, Jimmy Thompson and Wed Greer; niece, Lynn Rogers; and special friend, Earl Hill.
Funeral services were held Sunday, December 2 at First Baptist Church of Dunlap with Dr. Gary A. Anderson officiating. Burial was in Rankin Cemetery.
Grandchildren served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were members of the 12th Judicial Bar Association.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Sequatchie County Public Library, 227 Cherry Street, Dunlap, Tennessee, 37327 or the American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 800, Washington, D.C., 2004.
An online guestbook is at www.ewtonfuneralhome.com.
Ewton Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.