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Farrell "Sonny" Montgomery Greer

March 30, 1931 — August 12, 2022

Dickson

Farrell "Sonny" Montgomery Greer

 

Farrell “Sonny” Montgomery Greer Age: 91

 

Of: Dickson, Tennessee                    Passed Away: Friday August 12, 2022, at Dickson Health and Rehab in Dickson, TN.  Farrell was born March 30, 1931, in Memphis, TN to Fara Mae (Moore) and Wallace Greer.

 

Sonny graduated from Humes High School in 1949.  He served 24 years with the Air National Guard with 20 of them in the reserve in Memphis, Tennessee.  He worked 34 years for AT&T retiring in 1987 as a Systems Technician.

 

He and Frances Fracchia married in December 1950, they were happily married 60.5 years.

They had 6 children, Mike Greer of Dickson, TN, Donna Nicholson of Hudson, FL, David Greer

(Lisa) of Knoxville, TN, Marcia Castner (Todd) of Hudson, FL, Stephen (deceased) and Sharon

(deceased).

 

In 1973 the Greers packed up their family and moved to Dickson, TN due to purchasing

Johnny’s Donut Shop which they renamed Fran’s Donut Shop. They kept the shop until 1987.

After retiring Sonny and his wife enjoyed camping and fishing; they worked several years for

TVA managing Rushing Creek Campground at Land Between the Lakes.

 

Preceded in death are his children Sharon Mangrum, Stephen Greer, sister Beth Jones and

brother Frank Greer, grandchildren Jennifer Greer, Rebecca Hooper Cornejo, Jonathan Hooper,

and great grandson Matthew Greer.

 

In addition to his children, he leaves behind 14 grandchildren, 26 greatgrandchildren, 6 great

greatgrandchildren, 1 niece, and 2 nephews.

 

No visitation or funeral is planned. There will be a military memorial in Knoxville, TN for the

family at the Veterans Cemetery at a later date.

 

Arrangements By:  Spann Funeral Home (615) 446-1123

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