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E. H. Northern

EH Northern WebFuneral services for Mr. E. H. Northern will be 2:00 PM, Thursday, September 8, 2016, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. W. D. Thomason officiating.  Interment will follow at Wilson County Memorial Gardens.  Visitation Wednesday 3–8 PM and Thursday after 12:00 Noon at Ligon & Bobo.

Mr. Northern, age 89 of Lebanon passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at Southern Manor.

Born May 19, 1927, in Wilson County, he is the son of the late William Byrd Northern and Bernie Mai Burton Northern.  He retired from Ford Glass after thirty years, and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church where he sang in the choir and served as a deacon.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Virginia (Ivan) Bechman and Martha (Merle) Davis; and brother in law, Rufus Harper.

He is survived by his wife of nearly sixty six years, Joyce Stone Northern; two children, Donnie (Nancy) Northern and Sue Ann (Phil) Bragg; five grandchildren, Jennifer Bragg (Matthew) Pitt, Emily Bragg, Melanie Northern, Joey (Lauren) Northern, and Lydia Northern (Taylor) Dudney; two great grandchildren, Hadley & Lyla Northern; and a sister, Pauline Harper.

Messages for the Family

  1. Anita and David Roche says:
    Dear SueAnn and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Your Dad was a good man!
    We wish we could join you to celebrate his life. However, we are at a work conference in FL all this week. We will be with you with our prayers and our thoughts.
    With deepest sympathy, Anita and David Roche
  2. Jim & Faye Agee says:
    So sorry to hear of your loss. We both thought the world of E.H. and enjoyed him at so many auctions on Saturdays. Just know you and yours are in our many thoughts and prayers and Always in our Hearts. Jim & Faye