Hugh T. ‘Buddy’ Carithers

Published 5:00 am Thursday, July 6, 2006

Services for Hugh T. “Buddy” Carithers, of Brookhaven, were 11a.m. today, July 5, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel with burial inMission Hill Cemetery in Lincoln County.

Mr. Carithers, 78, died July 1, 2006, at his residence. He wasborn on Aug. 6, 1927, to Hugh Henry Carithers and Viola LindseyCarithers.

He was a welder and was retired from Ingalls Shipyard. He was anArmy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Easthaven BaptistChurch.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; his son, TerryCarithers; and his brother, William Carithers.

Survivors are his wife, Mary Christine Carithers, of Brookhaven;his sons, Jimmy Dale Carithers and wife Angela, of Brookhaven, andJerry Glynn Carithers and wife Stephanie, of McCall Creek; hisdaughter, Terry Black, of Arkansas; his brother, Albert Carithers,of Brookhaven; his sisters, Marlene Payne, of West Virginia, OnitaMcCharge, of Madison, Dorothy Lawson, of Arkansas, and MarthaRussell, of Texas; and his grandchildren, Matthew Touchstone,Tiffany Carithers, Jacob Carithers and Caleb Carithers.