CALVERT CITY — James Elder Appleton, 88, of Calvert City died at 7:41 a.m. Friday, June 7, 2013, at Marshall County Hospital in Benton.
Mr. Appleton retired from maintenance at Air Products in Calvert City. He was a member of Calvert City Church of Christ. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He is survived by one son, Dennis Appleton of Calvert City; two daughters, Peggy Appleton and Mary Winters, both of Calvert City; one brother, Garland Appleton of Clarksville, Tenn.; one sister, Mattie Wyatt of Clarksville; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elvena Walker Appleton. His parents were Elder Appleton and Maude Simmons Appleton.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday June 10, 2013, at Calvert City Church of Christ with Lance Cordle officiating. Burial will follow in Dixon Cemetery in Grand Rivers.
Fiends may call after 5 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Collier Funeral Home in Benton, and after 10 a.m. Monday at the church.