LEBANON -- Funeral services for Mr. Archie S. Wrye are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, March 25, at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Shelby and Rev. Greg Bell officiating. Interment will follow at the Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be on Wednesday 2-8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Thursday at Ligon & Bobo.
Mr. Wrye, age 91 of Lebanon passed away Tuesday, Mar. 23 2010, at his home. Born September 23, 1918, in Wilson County, he was the son of the late Jasper Winchester and Nannie Belle Watkins Wrye. He was a member of the Fall Creek Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School. He was a lifelong farmer and a carpenter and retired from Wilson County Courthouse maintenance.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years Lorene Jones Wrye; children Howard (Katha) Wrye, Grover (Ina) Wrye, Terry (Pam) Wrye, Melvin (Brenda) Wrye, Carol (Jerry) Dedman and Margaret (Glenn) McPeak -- all of Lebanon. Also surviving is sister Virginia Branham of Carthage; 14 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
Honorary pallbearers: Kelley Eubanks, Diana Gross, Melanie Wrye, Alesha McPeak and Class No. 4 at Fall Creek Baptist Church. Active pallbearers: Michael, Chris, Russell and Matt Wrye, Doug and Scott Fesler, Brad, Stephen and Jeff Dedman and Aaron McPeak.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home of Lebanon is in charge of arrangements.