Funeral services for Mr. James Derryberry, age 79, of Petersburg will be conducted at 2 PM Saturday at Higgins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Wrights Cemetery beside his wife Eula June Derryberry. Mr. Derryberry passed away Wednesday evening at Hillside Hospital in Pulaski.
A son of the late George Miller and Ruth Ann Tomlin Derryberry, he was a native of Maury County, retired from a supervisory position at Kraft after 38 years of service, a farmer and a school bus driver, and a member of West Side Church of Christ
Survivors include his children Michael Jeffery Derryberry and wife Janice of White House, TN. Deborah Denise Ashmore of Madison, TN, and Jamie Suddarth and husband Billy of Minor Hill, TN, eight grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, sisters Elizabeth Tate, Lois Westmoreland , and Helen Carroll all of Columbia, and brother Don Derryberry of Culleoka.
Visitation with the family will be from 11 AM-2 PM Saturday afternoon at Higgins Funeral Home.