Lelia "Sam" Herity-Gallaher, age 84 of Mt. Juliet passed away Feb. 9, 2017.
She was a bartender for 27 years. She received the Jefferson Award for her volunteer work and met the President when she received the 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 were held Monday, Feb. 13 at 11 a.m. at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet with Pastor Steve Saunders officiating. Interment followed the service at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens.
Visitation with the family was Saturday, Feb. 11 from 12 to 8 p.m, Sunday, Feb. 12 from 2 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Monday, Feb. 13.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, (615) 758-5459, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com.