Funeral services for Mr. Filson will be held Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 at 1 p.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with the Rev. Don McElroy officiating. Interment will follow in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Mr. John L. Filson, age 95, of Lebanon, died Aug. 18, 2014.
He was a retired painter and construction worker.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Linnie Thompson Filson; wife, Geneva Garrett Filson; daughter, Betty Fistunenko; brothers, J.B., Claudell, Leslie, Charles and William Filson.
He is survived by three grandchildren, Michael Anderson, Lloyd Anderson, Kendra (Luke) Hermon; two great-grandchildren, Hunter and Tailor Lawrence.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, ligonbobo.com.