Funeral service for Mr. James D. Fanning, age 75, of Elora, TN, will be conducted Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Billy Cole officiating.
Burial will follow in Miller Cemetery. Mr. Fanning passed away Sunday, March 13, 2016 at his residence after his battle with cancer.
Mr. Fanning was a native of Lincoln County, the son of the late John Wiley and Ruby Yarbrough Fanning. He retired from Batesville Casket Company, where he received the 10 year Safe Driving Award.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years Sue Scivally Fanning, son James Edward (Renee) Fanning, daughter Lora Cole (Rickey Slayton), grandchildren Morgan Cole (Nathan), Will Cole (Kayla), Jessie Cole (Matt), Andrew Cole, great grandchildren Alyssa Bailey, Raegan Cole, Riley Cole, sisters Edna Hopkins, Sue Fanning, brothers Ray (Nell) Fanning, Bobby (Brenda) Fanning, Gene Fanning and 2 loving dogs Jodie and Scooter. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter Patty Denise Fanning and sister Edithel Randolph.
Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, March 15, 2016 from 12 until 2 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.