Visitation for Mrs. Vantrease will be held Thursday, Jan. 30 from 2-6 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 31 from noon until the funeral service at 1 p.m. in the Partlow Funeral Chapel. Brother Michael Wyatt will officiate the services. Interment will follow in Wilson County Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Vantrease, age 88, passed away Wednesday Jan. 29, 2014 in The Pavilion.
She is preceded in death by her parents, John Cleveland & Mary Belle Johnson Bradshaw; father of her children, James Fred Fox Sr.; son, James Fred Fox Jr.; sister, Sammie Bradshaw Crutcher; husband, Alvin Vantrease.
She is survived by her daughter, Mary (Elvin) Hollis; grandchildren, Stephany (Travis) Counts, Michael (Amber Kelley) Neal, Jennifer (Thomas Cooker) Hollis, Cynthia Fox, Christy (Christopher) Tubbs; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
A special thank you goes to the staff of The Pavilion.
Mrs. Vantrease was a member of Adams Avenue Church of Christ, and employed with Precision Rubber and Lux Clock.
Active pallbearers will be family and friends.
Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements, 615-444-7007, obituary line 615-444-7700, partlowchapel.com.