Funeral services for Amos Eugene “Gene” Qualls, age 78 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Friday at 11:00AM at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. John King and Bro. Jim Black officiating. Private family burial will follow in Qualls Family Cemetery in Linden, TN. Mr. Qualls passed away Monday night at his residence.
A native of Linden, TN, he was the son of the late Henry Atlas and Annie Pearl Edwards Qualls. Mr. Qualls attended GA Tech and graduated from UT with a degree in Chemical Engineering.Mr. Qualls retired from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission after 35 years of service and was a member of the Army National Guard. He was a member of the Washington Street Church of Christ and a longtime member of the Rockville, MD congregation.
Survivors include his wife Ann Alexander Qualls of Fayetteville, formerly of Brentwood, TN, daughter Michelle Angenette Qualls Shell and husband Michael of Huntsville, AL, grandchildren Alexander, Anna and Ian Shell, brother Dr. Jerry Qualls and wife Loriene of Morris Chapel, TN, and sister Joy Klutts of Linden, TN.He was a faithful husband, loving father, proud grandfather, child of God and a Christ follower.
Visitation with the family will be Thursday evening 5-8 PM at Higgins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Tennessee Children’s Home, PO Box 10, Spring Hill, TN 37174 or the Washington Street Church of Christ Flower Fund care of Peggy Mitchell.
Mr Qualls was a Wonderful Man and so very thoughtful during David’s illness and death. He has left a lasting legacy for his family and friends of true Christianity. We love you all & God Bless!!!!!!!!
To the Family,
I am deeply sorry for your loss but know that you must have a wealth of wonderful memories to help sustain you during this very difficult time. May God Bless and Comfort You.
Ann, I’m so sad for you, but so happy for Mr. Gene. May you feel God’s loving presence during this difficult time and the days to come. Love, Because He Lives, Amy S. Osteen
We deeply greave at Gene’s passing. He was always so supportive and complimentary to Jim in our Bible classes at Washington Street. You were both always so mature and kind in your conduct.
We will be unable to attend his services since we are out of town on travel. A memorial contribution in his honor will be made to the Children’s home.