Jack Davis Andrews was born on April 20, 1939 in Celina, Tennessee to the late Ollie Mae Andrews and Ulysses Plumlee who preceded him in death. Jack professed a hope in Christ and was baptized on April 17, 1988 at Eastside Church of Christ in Nashville, Tennessee. At a young age, he attended Free Hill Elementary School in Celina and Darwin High School in Cookeville, Tennessee. He entered the United States Army in 1956 and was honorably discharged on June 5, 1962.
On Easter Sunday, April 17, 1960, he married to love of his life, Thelma Edith Hamilton in Celina, Tennessee. They were married for 56 years and to this union two children were born.
Jack was employed by TCT Motors until the company moved out of Nashville. He was also employed by and retired from the United States Postal Service.
His favorite joys were fishing and golf which were impaired when medical issues prevented them. He also truly loved talking about memories regarding his earlier history and wonderful times with family and friends of Free Hill.
Jack Davis Andrews departed this life on Monday, January 4, 2016, at the age of 76. He was also preceded in death by two children, Teresa Andrews and David Gist.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Thelma Edith Andrews, two children, Tanya Andrews and Titus Thomas, one sister Geneva (Bobby) Bartlett, one daughter-in-law, Darlene Gist, eight grandchildren, six great grandchildren, two aunts, Christine Dixon and Rose (Joe) Wallace, a special son, Jimmy (Jan) Wilson, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends.
Funeral services were held Saturday, January 9, 2016 from the Chapel of the Hall Funeral Home in Celina with interment in the Free Hill Cemetery.
The Hall Funeral Home, LLC is in charge of these arrangements.