The Geneva Swain Collection

Wiley Sinks

Services for Wiley Russell Sinks, 94 were conducted at Nave Funeral Home, Erin, TN.  Burial was in Sinks Cemetery near McEwen.

He was a retired farmer of Rt. 2, McEwen and a member of Lodge No. 525, McEwen.

He was the sone of the late Russell Sinks and Phenelope Alsobrooks Sinks.  He was married to Lettie Gertrued Averitt who died July 1, 1962.

Survivors:  2 sones, Garnett Dalton Sinks of Tennessee Ridge and Wiley Austin Sinks of Deltona, Fla.; one daughter, Mrs. Nelvia Jean Rye of McEwen,; one half-sister, Mrs. Rina Richardson of Memphis; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Pallbearers:  Carlton Collier, John Thomas Edwards, Webb Mitchum, Willard Alsobrooks, J. D. Harvey and Thurman Rye.

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