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Samuel Geer

April 1, 1920 — October 14, 2011

Mr. Samuel Wesley Geer, age 91, passed away Friday, October 14, 2011 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Geer proudly served our country in the United States Army during World War II. He was a member of Big Springs Church of Christ. He enjoyed gardening, playing games with his wife, and spending time with grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Mr. Geer was born April 1 ,1920 in White County, Tennessee to Erastus Geer and Lillie Randolph Geer. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Thomas Geer, sisters, Alice Manus and Mary Delia McCann; grandchildren, Joan and Joann Eller and son in law, Ronald Eller. Survivors include loving wife of 63 years, Mary Mildred Sims Geer of Sparta; daughters and son in law, Johanna Fletcher and Vernon and Treva LaNelle Eller all of Sparta; sister, Martha Williams of Sparta; 7 grandchildren, Aaron Matthew Eller, LaNelle Fletcher Godsey and husband Jeremy, Mark Eller and wife Sheila, Michael Fletcher and wife Alisa, Mary Schuff and husband Derek, DeLeesa Price and husband David and Micah Eller; 10 great grandchildren, Allison Eller, Sydney Eller, Laken Eller, Mia Godsey, Gavin Godsey, Taylor Fletcher, Lily Fletcher, Chloe Fletcher, Andrew Price and Maya Schuff, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends Saturday, October 15, 2011 at Thurman Funeral Home from 4 pm till 8pm. Also family will receive friends at Thurman Funeral Home, Sunday at 1:00 pm till time of service.

Funeral service will be held Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 2:00 pm at Thurman Funeral Home with Bro. John Lawson officiating. Burial will follow in the Big Springs Cemetery.

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