Lelia Herity-Gallaher

Obituary of Lelia Herity-Gallaher

HERITY-GALLAHER, Lelia A. "Sam", age 82 of Mt. Juliet passed away February 9, 2017.

Lelia was a bartender for 27 years. She also received "The Jefferson Award" for her outstanding volunteer work. She got to meet the President of the United States when she accepted this award.

Preceded in death by parents, Melza & Hazel Claibourne; husband, William Gallaher; and daughter, Suzann Fly. Survived by son, Jack Harper; brothers, Gene (Sharon) Goforth and Herbert Dee (Susan) Goforth; sisters, Sue Jennette, Betty Carmany, and Patsy (Gary) Jenkins; 5 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Monday, February 13th at 11 am at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet with Pastor Steve Saunders officiating. Interment will follow the service at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be Sunday, February 12th from 2-8 pm and one hour prior to the service on Monday, February 13th.

Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com