Tommy "Tom" R. Gregory Jr.
Tommy "Tom" R. Gregory, Jr., 49, of Mt. Vernon died at 9:40 p.m.
on March 23, 2006 at Odin Health Care Center in Odin. He was a
sales representative for Bearing Headquarters Company in Mt. Vernon.
He was born to Tommy R. Gregory, Sr. and Donna R. (Reed) Gregory on
Sunday, Jan. 6, 1957 at Princeton.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 27, 2006 at
Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Rev. Merle Fullerton will
preside. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 26, 2006 at
Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial will be at Mt. Vernon Memorial
Gardens in Woodlawn.
He is survived by his parents, Tommy Gregory, Sr. of Jacksonville, Fl.
and Donna Gregory of Mt. Vernon; grandmother, Mary Lee Reed of Mt. Vernon;
wife, Belinda Gregory of Junction City; one son, Tommy Gregory, III and
special friend, Irene Hanson of Opdyke; two daughters, Jennifer Bolyard
and special friend, Charles Branson, Salem, Misty Crowder and husband,
Jason, Mt. Vernon; step-son, Cody Paradee, Mt. Vernon; 11 grandchildren,
Daleena and Chance Miller of Mt. Vernon, Haley Gregory and Tommy Gregory IV
of Fairfield, Hunter, Cheyenne and Wyatt Gregory of Mt. Vernon, Tyler Bolyard
of Salem, Tristan Branson of Salem, Destani and Journey Houle of Mt. Vernon;
one brother, Marc Gregory and wife, Kelly of Clio, Mich.; two sisters, Joni
Durham and husband, Jim of Mt. Vernon, Rhonda Topper and husband, Joe of
Oakhurst, Ca.; three aunts, Sheryl Waddell of Mt. Vernon, Kathy Dains and
husband, Tag of Mt. Vernon, Terri Lewis and husband, Sammy of Bloomington.
Several nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by grandparents, Lucien and Alpha Woodall and Coy Reed.
He was a member of the U.S. Army. He started out at Fort Hood, TX. and later
ended up in Alaska, where he was over warehouse supply and gave seminars on
Military Supplies in Fairbanks and Anchorage, Alaska.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to Odin Health Care Memorial Fountain
Fund and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral
Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of
Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 618-242-3348 for further information.
Date: 26 Mar 2006
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman