Mrs Gammon, affectionately known as “Big E” by those close to her, passed away on Friday, January 27th at her daughter’s home. She was born on August 26, 1919 in Lincoln County Tennessee to the late Ervie and Fannie Mullins. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Willard, three sons, Douglas, Larry and Wendell Gammon and four sisters. Retha Flynn, Rena Bush, Lucille and Theola Mullins.
Mrs. Gammon is survived by her sister, Pauline Mullins, of Huntsville, Ala., daughter Linda Gatlin, of Fayetteville, daughter-in-law, Joy Gammon (Wendell) of Meadow Place, TX, grandsons: Larry Gammon (Pam) of Richmond, TX, Mark (Courtney) of Winter Haven, FL, Chris (Katy) Gatlin and Shane (Susan) Gatlin of Fayetteville, Jeremy Gatlin of Peoria, AZ, granddaughters: Crystal (Adam) Priddy of Concord, CA, Gina (Steve) Klein of Houston, TX, great grandchildren: Matt, Ryan, and Chase Gatlin, Taylor Gammon, Richmond,TX, Tyler Gammon, US Navy, Ruby and Ethan Klein, Sophia and Lily Priddy, two great,great grandchildren: Violet and Max Gatlin (Ryan, Samantha) and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Two special friends, Betty Marshall and Peggy Holder, were very devoted to her just a few weeks short of three years.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, February 2nd at Higgins Funeral Home at 1pm with Chris and Shane Gatlin officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 11am. Burial will follow at Macedonia Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lincoln County Health Systems Hospice, formerly known as Hospital Home Health and Hospice located on the bypass, 1797 Wilson Parkway, Fayetteville, TN 37334.