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