Eliza Midgett

Obituary of Eliza Paralee Midgett

Eliza Midgett, age 91, passed away on January 19, 2014. The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday from 1-8 p.m., and on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service. The Funeral Service, conducted by Brother Eltis Brown, is Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the chapel at Sellars Funeral Home. Interment in Leeville Cemetery will follow the service. Pallbearers: Eddie Weaver, Chris Midgett, Brian Midgett, Jimi Shultis, Thomas Sullivan, Jack Kolbe, Eric Daugherty, and Robby Midgett. Honorary Pallbearers: Charles Sullivan, Wayne Hardy, Sam Watson, Mark Gray, Chuck Daugherty, Robert Hyde, Rob Hyde, and Paul "Butch" Baines. Memorial Donations: St. Jude Children's Hospital (262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38105). She is survived by daughter: Bobbye Jean Weaver; sons: Rodger (Patricia) Midgett, Jerry (Joyce) Midgett, and Roy Edgar (Mary) Midgett; grandchildren: Eddie (Jenny) Weaver, Lisa Vice, Chuck Daugherty, Eric Daugherty, Tina M. Claridy, Brian (Krys) Midgett, Christopher Midgett, and Janice (Darren) Cook; great-grandchildren: Savannah Thompson, Cade Vice, Jimi (Tayler) Shultis, Robby Midgett, Tommy Midgett, Grayson Midgett, and Jonathan, Stephen, Eric, and Jessica Cook; and great-great-grandchild: Hadleigh Thompson. She is preceded in death by husband Roy T. Midgett, parents Lee Roy and Oma Bennett Hunt, brothers Dewey Hunt, Rufus Hunt, and Willie Hunt, sisters Lola Thomason, Ruth Vanatta, and Ray Estes, son Thomas Lee Midgett, daughter Frances Midgett Daugherty, and sons-in-law Paul Weaver and Charlie Daugherty.