Roy G. Andrews, age 88, of Whitesburg, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Hawkins Co. Memorial Hospital. He graduated from Jonesboro State College with an Engineer Degree and retired from the Army Corps of Engineers after 35 years. He was honorably discharged from the United States Air Force. Mr. Andrews was preceded in death by his parents, George and Eula May Andrews; five sisters; and one brother.
Survivors include his sister, Sue Ross of Mississippi; life partner, Bethel White of Whitesburg; daughter, Melinda (Mike) Henry; grandsons, Wes (Beth) Henry, Kevin (Megan) Henry; great-grandchildren, Dylan, Dawson, Anna, and Haleigh Henry; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. in the chapel of Stubblefield Funeral Home. Rev. Garland Long officiating. Family and friends will meet in Hamblen Memory Gardens on Friday at 10:50 a.m. for an 11:00 a.m. graveside service. Military honors will be provided by VFW Post #5266. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Henry, Wes Henry, Kevin Henry, John Lowry, Danny Mills, and Ben Miller. The family will receive friends prior to the services from 6 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.
Stubblefield Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.