Oval Morris Proffitt
GLASGOW – Oval Morris Proffitt, 80, of Glasgow, was received by his Savior on Monday March 11, 2013, at the T. J. Samson Community Hospital.
Born on April 3, 1932 in Monroe County, he was the son of the late Eskel and Amy Kingery Proffitt. Mr. Proffitt was a member of the Union #2 Missionary Baptist Church. He proudly served his country during the Korean War in the U. S. Army and worked for All Pest Chemical, Goodyear Tire and Tyson’s of Glasgow.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Virginia “Louise” Birge Proffitt; two sons, Dennis Ray Proffitt and wife Linda, of Glasgow and Charles Nelson Proffitt and wife Heather, of Beechmont; four grandchildren, Christy Johns, Debbie, Quaid and Aven Proffitt; two great-grandchildren, Sage and Sylar Johns; a sister, Rose Nell Crow and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Glen and Herbert Gene Proffitt.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Union #2 Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to the Union #2 Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund.