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Elbert Garland Hight, 85

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WATERTOWN -- Funeral services were held Tuesday morning, December 29 at the Hunter Funeral Homefor Mr. Hight, 85, of Lebanon. A US Navy veteran of World War II and retired after 39 years as maintenance supervisor with the Nashville VA Hospital, he died Dec. 26, 2009 at Lebanon's University Medical Center.

Born in the Norene Community to the late Ira and Rachel Taylor Hight, Mr. Hight was a lifetime member of the Fall Creek Baptist Church where he was an inactive deacon. He was a 1943 graduate of Watertown High School.

Services were conducted by Rev. Billy Trice, Rev. Hunter Hay, Rev. Carl Price and Rev. Greg Bell. Burial was at the Fairview Cemetery.

Survivors included: wife Ella Jean Harris Hight of Lebanon; son Paul (Dolores) Hight of Clinton; grandson Brad Hight, sister-in-law Ruth Hight of Lebanon along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by brothers Hilton, Clarence and Earl Hight.
Active pallbearers: Ricky Hight, Phillip Hight, Max Hight, Stevie Hight, Butch Hight, Charlie Weaver, Curtis Dean Jennings and Robert Oldham.

Honorary: active and inactive deacons of Fall Creek Baptist Church and Sunday School Class IV, Engineering Division of VA Hospital, John & Meg Buchanan, Bill & Ann Thornhill, Randall & Karen Hall, Monty & Beverly Granstaff, Michelle Lasater, Dr. Wayne Wells and staff.

Memorial donations may be made to the Special Projects Fund at Fall Creek Baptist Church.

Arrangements by Hunter Funeral Home, Watertown.

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