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William E. Gilbreath

October 1, 1938 ~ March 5, 2022 (age 83)

Obituary

William E. "Billy" Gilbreath, 83, of Burlison, TN passed away on Saturday, March 05, 2022. He was a member of  Smyrna Baptist Church in Burlison, TN where in earlier years he  served in the R.A. program and with his wife, Annette,  taught a Children’s Class. Billy was the owner and operator of Gilbreath Tire and Muffler, he served the Tipton County area for nearly four decades. In retirement, he enjoyed working around  the farm, watching the sunrise from his back deck and most importantly spending time with his grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents Jim Will Gilbreath and Tera Warren Gilbreath, his siblings; Johnny Gilbreath, Barbara “Bobbye” Cromwell, Margaret “Sis” Bennett” and Marilyn Brown.

Billy is survived by his loving wife, Annette Branch Gilbreath, his children: Clay and his wife Lana Gilbreath and Greg and his wife Shawna Gilbreath, his brother, Timothy “Rocky” Gilbreath, his grandchildren: Hannah and Jeff Gafford, Sam and Summer Gilbreath, Matthew and Morgan Gilbreath, Ben Gilbreath, Ali and Clayton Dunn, Nic and Audrey Gilbreath, Daniel Gilbreath, Katie Gilbreath, and Abi Gilbreath, his great grandchildren: Cali and Lincoln Gafford, Bear Gilbreath, Cooper, Rossie and Blake Dunn and Reed Gilbreath.

A visitation for Mr. Gilbreath will be held on Wednesday, March 09, 2022 from 11:00am to 2:00pm at Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home with a service to follow at 2:00pm. The Committal service will be held at Covington Memorial Gardens after the service.

:00pm at Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home with a service to follow at 2:00pm. The Committal service will be held at Covington Memorial Gardens after the service.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
March 9, 2022

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home
1701 Highway 51 S
Covington, TN 38019

Funeral Service
Wednesday
March 9, 2022

2:00 PM
Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home
1701 Highway 51 S
Covington, TN 38019

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