MT. JULIET -- Graveside services will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, March 4 at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens for Mr. Agee, 77, a native of Mt. Juliet.
Mr. Agee died Tuesday, March 1, 2011.
Melvin attended Green Hill Church of Christ and worked as a mechanic for Castleman’s Garage in Mt. Juliet and as a heavy equipment mechanic for Jones Bros. Construction Co., McDowell Contractors, and finally for Lo-Jac Enterprises.
At one time he also operated a service station and garage on Lebanon Road.
He died as he had lived, with courage and dignity.
Mr. Agee was the son of the late Buell and Della Mae Poindexter Agee.
He was also preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Dorothy Singleton Agee.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Friday at Bond Memorial Chapel
Services will be conducted by Brother August Ruff.
Survivors include: children Julia (Mike) Hamblen, Butch (Wanda) Agee and Roy (Kristie) Agee; siblings Nealon (Goldie) Agee and Betty Joyce (Jim) Britnell.
Also surviving are grandchildren Glenn Hamblen, Susan Hamblen Montgomery, James Agee, Matthew Agee, Anna Henley, April Chapman and Adam Henley along with nine great-grandchildren.
Active pallbearers: Macey Agee, Manny Agee, Mark Brewer, Tommy Brewer, Thomas Poindexter and Bubba Hendrix. Honorary: Billy and Betty Green and the employees of Lo-Jac.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Odyssey Hospice, 444 Metroplex Drive, Suite B-102, Nashville, 37211.
Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, Mt. Juliet.