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“So sorry to hear about James Glenn. He was such a good and kind man. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless and keep you. Tommy &...Read More »
1 of 26 | Posted by: Kitty & Tommy Littleton - TN

“So many memories! I remember great kindness and lots good meals. I was very sad to hear of Mr. Duggers passing. I am sure he and Daddy are sharing...Read More »
2 of 26 | Posted by: Greg McClellan - Lexingtno, KY

“My sympathy for your loss. We were once neighbors, and I have many happy memproes of James Glenn and his parents and their store, as well as...Read More »
3 of 26 | Posted by: Al Kennedy - Newnan, GA - Friend

“So sorry to hear of the passing of James G. He and Lois were such great role models of the community. I remember going into Duggers Grocery in Cully...Read More »
4 of 26 | Posted by: Linda Luna - Culleoka, TN

“Jimmy, I just heard the news of your father's passing! I know you will miss him and he will miss you, family and friends, but let us rejoice in...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: John Lavender - Nolensville, TN

“We were so sorry to hear of Mr. Dugger's passing. We have been out of town since Friday, Nov. 29th and my mom just called this morning (Mon., Dec....Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: David, Sheila Woody and family - TN

“Jimmy and Family, Our hearts were saddened at the passing of such a great man as James G. Dugger. Our thoughts, and prayers are with you and your...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Jerry and Betty Barker - Orion, MI

“Jimmy So sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. It is so hard to let them go. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Brenda ”
8 of 26 | Posted by: Brenda Pierce - Columbia, TN

“Thanks for spending time with our family while you were in the hospital. You made us laugh and smile even while you were going through such a tough...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: Shelby Family - Columbia, TN

“Dear Lois, Martha, and Jimmy, We are so very sorry to learn of James Glenn's passing. We will always remember his friendliness and love of life. ...Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: Charles a nd Jean Vaughn - TN

“Lois, Martha & Jimmy, So sorry to hear of James Glenn's death. Thinking of him brings back many fond memories including the first bowl of ice...Read More »
11 of 26 | Posted by: Hal Denton - Murphy, TX

“We are sorry and sad about the passing of our great neighbor. Heaven has also received an Angel though!! Mr. Dugger was an outstanding Christian man...Read More »
12 of 26 | Posted by: Shannon and Laura Mitchell - TN

“Uncle James Glenn and Aunt Lois are some of the finest human beings I have ever known. They had a true love for each other and truly never met...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Karen Culp - Costa Mesa, CA

“we will miss him so much. I know God will be able to get so many more prayers answered now that He has such an amazing helper with Him now! I hope...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Dominique - lyles, TN - friend

“I always looked forward to Mr. Dugger's joyful smile on Sunday mornings when visiting at Friendship. He and Mrs. Dugger were lifetime friends of my...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Denise Foster - Franklin, TN

“We are very sorry for your loss, he was always very kind .he will be missed.grover Collins ”
16 of 26 | Posted by: Grover collins - LewisburgTn, TN

“I would like to offer my condolences to the Dugger family during your time of sorrow. You are in my heart and prayers. ”
17 of 26 | Posted by: Larry Saffles - Knoxville, TN

“Sorry for your loss Dugger family. I remember mr. Digger coming to the gas station I work at every week. He was a nice man and funny and a joy to...Read More »
18 of 26 | Posted by: CharlIe

“Sorry for your loss Dugger family. I remember mr. Digger coming to the gas station I work at every week. He was a nice man and funny and a joy to...Read More »
19 of 26 | Posted by: CharlIe

“Lois, Martha, & Jimmy D, It is with heavy heart that I heard the news of James Glenn's passing. He was a pillow of our community as well as a great...Read More »
20 of 26 | Posted by: John & Beverly Roland - FL

“Dear Jimmy D, I send my deepest condolences for the loss of your wonderful father. I remember the first time I met him when Jim & I came to TN to...Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: Suzanne Swan - Leoma

“So many memories spent w this wonderful man while traveling the roads of Middle TN with him. My most memorable time with Daddy Dugger was in December...Read More »
22 of 26 | Posted by: Suzanne Swan - Leoma, TN

“To Lois, Jimmy, Martha, Don, Zach and Claire, and Preston, James Glenn has been such a kind Christian man to all of us,a devoted husband, father,...Read More »
23 of 26 | Posted by: Ken Fail - Broter-in-law

“I am so sorry about Mr. Dugger. He was a wonderful man that I will always remember, he and his wife being so kind at Friendship Baptist when we went...Read More »
24 of 26 | Posted by: Bethany Dungy - Columbia, TN

“Thoughts with Momma Dugger and Jimmy & sister with the passing of whom we ALL knew as "Daddy" Dugger. ”
25 of 26 | Posted by: Ken Banks - Columbia, TN

“We send our deepest sympathy to the Dugger family. Daddy Dugger was a wonderful man who showed what true Christianity is all about. He was...Read More »
26 of 26 | Posted by: Jannes & Ricky Taylor - Columbia, TN


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Mr. James Glenn Dugger, Sr., 86, retired employee of Monsanto Chemical Company and resident of Culleoka, died Saturday, November 30, 2013 at Maury Regional Hospital following a brief illness.

Funeral services will be conducted at Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Friendship Baptist Church in Culleoka, Tennessee with Pastor David Graves officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery with military honor provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit with friends on Sunday from 2:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home and Monday from 9:00 – 11:00 A.M. at the church, preceding the service.

The family suggests memorials be given to Culleoka Volunteer Fire Department, P. O. Box 13, Culleoka, TN 38451. Condolences may be offered online at www.oakesandnichols.com.

The Lawrence County native was the son of the late Milton Glenn Dugger and Sybil Ussery Dugger. He was a 1947 graduate of Culleoka High School. Mr. Dugger was employed at Monsanto Chemical Company and retired after 40‐plus years. In most recent years, he and his wife Lois, "Daddy" & "Mama", enjoyed working with their son "Jimmy D" at Crye-Leike Realtors in Columbia, Tennessee.

Long associated with life in Culleoka—Mr. Dugger managed the Dugger & Son general store with his father, drove a Culleoka school bus to basketball games, guided the Culleoka Volunteer Fire Department during its infancy and was the last surviving founder of the Fire Department. He was active in the Culleoka Community Club. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church for over 70 years, where he was honored as deacon emeritus, former song leader, Sunday School teacher, and youth leader.

He is survived by his wife of almost 65 years, Lois Johnson Dugger of Culleoka; a son, James Glenn "Jimmy D" Dugger, Jr. of Columbia; a daughter, Martha Dugger (Don) Harris of Nashville; two grandsons, Zachary Glenn (Claire) Harris and Preston Robert Harris, both of Nashville; one great granddaughter, Evelyn Harris of Nashville; sisters-in-law, Doris J. (Ken) Fail and JoAnn (James) Walker, both of Murfreesboro; and brother-in-law, Clarence Thomas "C. T." Johnson, Jr. of Columbia.

Active pallbearers will be Don McKee, Kenny Nixon, James Walker, Rick Malone, Robbie Parrish, Scott Smith, and John Zimmer. Honorary pallbearers include members of the Joy Sunday School Class of Friendship Baptist Church, Jeff Graham, Jerry Love, Dr. Gaylon Harris, Dr. Houston Jameson, Dr. John Jensen, Dr. Joel Kochanski, and Dr. Mike Sattasiri.

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