Howard Clayton Hallums, age 80 of Shop Springs, passed away on May 25, 2018 at his home after a lengthy battle with cancer. The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, on Sunday from 2-8 p.m. and on Monday from 10 a.m. until the service. The Funeral Service is 12 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2018 in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home. Interment in Wilson County Memorial will follow the service. Pallbearers will be Thomas Hallums, John Johnson, Glenn Hallums, Eddie Testamand, Chris Hallums and Will Norman.
Born and raised in Wilson County, the son of Comer and Irene (Hudson) Hallums, he was a lifelong resident of Shop Springs. Mr. Hallums was a farmer his entire life and had a passion for it. From harvesting the crops to tending his cattle, horses and mules, it was the only life he’d ever known and he wouldn’t have had it any other way.
He leaves his wife of 58 years, Elizabeth (Thomas) Hallums, sons Ricky Hallums, Jeff (Terry) Hallums, Greg Hallums (Denise Hostetler), sister Joyce (Hallums) Sampson, grandchildren Alex Hallums, Seth Hallums, Joshua Hallums, Kyla Hallums, Matthew Hallums, Tyson Hallums and Briana Hallums. He was preceded in death by his father Comer Hallums, mother Irene Hallums and brothers Kenneth Hallums, Edward Hallums and Neil Hallums. Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.