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James W. Livesay

February 13, 1939 ~ December 10, 2019 (age 80)


James Warn Livesay, age 80, of Kyles Ford, born February 13, 1939, departed this life on December 10, 2019.  He was saved at age 23 and was a lifelong member of Livesay’s Chapel Church.  He served as deacon earlier in life but turned his papers in years ago.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Perry & Cora Livesay; wives, Diane McKinney Mullins and Mary Hurley Livesay; daughter, Teresa Livesay Lawson; 3 infant daughters; sisters, Martha Chapman Dawson, Arminda Jane Chapman & Gladys Ruby Lawson and brothers, L. A. & Howard Livesay


Survivors include;

Daughter; Nicole Fletcher & husband James of Kyles Ford

Grandchildren; Shasta Lawson & husband Brian Bailey and Payton Livesay

Great-Grandchildren; Celena Johnson, Angel Bailey, Cayden Bailey & Connor Bailey

Brother; Perry Livesay Jr. & wife Jennie of Kyles Ford

Sisters; Elsie Mae Dearing and Joretta Bledsoe, both of Morristown

Brother-in-law; John Chapman

Sister-in-law; Maudie Hurley

Many nieces, nephews and a host of cousins


Special thank you to caregivers, Dale & Vickie Dearing and Zonna Gilbert, Avalon Hospice and his nurse, Raven McCarol


Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. on Friday, December 13, 2019 at Livesay Chapel Church

Rev. Josh Couch, Rev. Doug Gibson & Rev. Robbie Johnson officiating

Special music will be provided by family members

Interment will follow in the Livesay-Sizemore Cemertery

Serving as pallbearers will be Brian Bailey, Shannon Lawson, Ervin Livesay, Jason Johnson, Micheal Lawson & James Fletcher

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be June Livesay & Payton Livesay

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 P.M. on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at the McNeil Funeral  Home


Online condolences can be made at


McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville in charge of arrangements

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December 12, 2019

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
McNeil Funeral Home
124 Church St. P.O. Box 127
Sneedville, TN 37869

Funeral Service
December 13, 2019

2:00 PM
Livesay's Chapel Church
Livesay's Chapel Road
Kyles Ford, Tn. 37765

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