Eugene McCullough, age 78, passed away September 13, 2015 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital to go home with Jesus. He was Pastor of the Highway 53 Nondenominational Church in Woodbury for thirty years. He retired from Middle Tennessee Medical Center after twenty five years of service and worked at Hickerson Elementary School and retired after five years. After retirement he lived in Manchester and recently moved to McMinnville.
Eugene was preceded in death by his parents, Johnny and Della May McCullough; brothers, Granville McCullough, John Robert McCullough and Tommy Chumbley; sisters, Mary Helen Finley, Willie May West, Ruth Victory and Littie J. McCullough; and daughter, Judy Kay McCullough. He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Dorothy Barlow McCullough; sons, Jerry McCullough and Gerald McCullough; daughter, Joyce Dixon; sister, Dorothy Thomason; granddaughters, Jennifer Smith, Juliet McCullough and Chasity Lentz; grandsons, Donald Lester, Jimmy Lester and Russell Lester; fifteen great grandchildren; great-great grandson, Liam Lee Wayne Garcia; and special friend, Kay Newkirk.
Chapel service will be 11:00 AM, Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at Jennings and Ayers with John Paul Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
Visitation with the family will be 4:00-8:00 PM, Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home, 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422.