CEMETERY-MAURY COUNTY, MT PLEASANT TENNESSEE
Douglas, Virgil Edward,
27 Jul 1930 – 3 Aug 1995 (son of Hugh J. Sr., and Grace Daniels Douglas;
husband of Carolyn Murphy; Cpl., U.S. Army, Korea)
Douglas, Carolyn Murphy, 26 Oct 1933 – no other date (wife of Virgil Edward
Douglas) Section K.
and photos by Rick Gray, 17 Dec 2004.
Virgil E. Douglas, 65, a resident of Azalea Drive in Mt. Pleasant died Thursday
at his home following an extended illness. Services will be 2 p.m., Saturday in
the chapel of Williams Mt. Pleasant Funeral Home with Vernon Brooks and Olan
Bassham officiating. Burial will be in Arlington Cemetery. Visitation will be
2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to
Beech Hill Church of Christ, North Main Street Church of Christ or Eastside
Church of Christ in Lawrenceburg. He was a native of Giles County, the son of
the late Hugh J. Sr., and Grace Daniels Douglas. He was the husband of Carolyn
Murphy Douglas of Mt. Pleasant. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.
He was a retired supervisor with Stauffer Chemical Furnace Plant and was
employed in sales with Barr Motor Co. after his retirement. He was a member of
Beech Hill Church of Christ. Survivors, in addition to his wife, include two
sons, Danny Douglas of Lawrenceburg and Jerry Douglas of Mt. Pleasant; one
sister, Mrs. Olan (Frances) Bassham of Columbia; one brother, James R. Douglas
of Columbia; and two grandchildren, Jed Douglas and Penny Douglas, both of
Columbia. Pallbearers will be Hendley Edwards, David Edwards, Lawrence Douglas,
Terry Bassham, Hugh John Graham, John David Edwards, William Holden, Johnny
Edwards, Richie Graham and Brian Graham. Honorary pallbearers will be George
Kittrell, Ted Davis, Bumpas England, Carl Robinette, Freeman Wright, Jeff
Kennedy, Dr. J. O. Williams Jr., Luke Hinson, Fred Thompson, Paul Carpenter, Ed
Collier, Carl Swafford, Willoughby Nelson, Harold Daniels, Bob Murray and
Employees of the City of Mt. Pleasant, Gene Barr and employees of Barr Motor
Co., men of the Beech Hill, Lawrenceburg East Side and North Main Street Church
of Christ and all Stauffer Furnace Plant employees.
The Columbia Daily Herald,
Fri., 4 Aug 1995. submitted by Judy B. Forgos 14 Aug 2009.