Shadix obit

Thomas Allen Shadix, age 78, of Pleasant View, Tennessee, died Sunday, December 10, 2017 at his home.

Funeral services will be held Monday, December 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View with Reverend J. Larry Brown officiating.

Burial will follow at 1 p.m. in the Middle TN Veteran’s Cemetery in Pegram with Melanie Ann Shadix, Thomas Allen Shadix, II, John William Shadix, IV, Tony Jackson, B.J. Hudspeth, Tracy Allen Shadix and Michael Brown serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 4-8 p.m. and again on Monday from 9 a.m. until the hour of service at 11 a.m.

Mr. Shadix was born April 23, 1939 in Douglasville, GA to the late John W. and Clara Wright Shadix, Sr. He served in the U.S. Navy where he worked as an electrician and was a member of the Pleasant View First Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents Mr. Shadix is preceded in death by his sisters, Doris Smith, Inzer Winslett and Betty Plowman and his brother, John William Shadix, Jr.

Mr. Shadix is survived by his wife, Paulette Walker Shadix; sons, John W. (Michelle) Shadix, III of Sango and Tracy Allen (Carol Renee) Shadix of Joelton; sister, LaFeise (Jerry) Edwards of Douglasville, GA; and grandchildren, Melanie Ann Shadix, Thomas Allen Shadix, II and John William Shadix, IV.

If so desired, memorial contributions in Mr. Shadix’s memory may be made to the Nashville Rescue Mission or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. All donations may be sent in care of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home, Pleasant View, Tennessee.