DANIELSVILLE - John Henry Autry, 90, passed away on Saturday, June 1, at the Northridge Health and Rehab Center in Commerce.
Born in Madison County, he was the son of the late Frank and Mamie Texas Thomas Autry. Mr. Autry was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie Elizabeth Standridge Autry. He was retired from Liberty National Insurance Company after working there for approximately 25 years, and was a veteran of the United States Army.
Survivors include a special, special friend, Ruth Fleming; children, Geraldine and the late Norman Fitzpatrick, Gainesville, Barbara and Early Bonds, Commerce, John Larry and Ann Autry, Danielsville, Grady and Mary Autry, Danielsville, and Ronnie and Beth Autry, Danielsville; 14 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and brothers, Billy Autry, Athens, Frank Autry, Statham, and Mitchell Autry, Comer.
Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, June 3, at 2 p.m. from the Moon's Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. Dan Fuller and Tom Dial officiating. Mr. Autry will lie in state at the church for 30 minutes prior to the service.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, June 2, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Ivie Funeral Home, Madison County Chapel, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.