JOHN DENNIS GHOLSTON “Poppie”, 84 of Sequatchie, TN, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. John was a member of Jasper Seventh Day Adventist Church in Jasper, TN. He was employed by Sequatchie Handle Works for thirty-eight years. Growing up, John loved farming and always loved being outdoors. He loved coon and squirrel hunting and doing yard work. He also loved spending quality time with his family, whom he loved greatly.
He is preceded in death by parents, Dennis Graham Gholston and Irene Fulfer Gholston and stepdad, Harlon Dixon.
John leaves his memories to his wife of fifty-seven years, Glenna Gholston; son, Paul (Windy) Gholston; daughter, Carla Gholston (Mark) Griffith; brother, Edward (Melba) Gholston; sister, Janis (Bobby) Bowman; grandchildren, Brandon Layne, Stephanie Layne, Ruth Gholston, Laural Gholston, Maddie Griffith, and Cameron Griffith; great grandchildren, Riley Layne, Asher Layne, and Emma Layne; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will have visitation on Sunday, November 28, 2021, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm CST at Tate Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 28, 2021, at 2:00 pm CST in the Chapel of Tate Funeral Home with Pastor Wayne Bowman and Pastor Rob Snider officiating the service.
Pallbearers are Paul Gholston, Kenny Gholston, Bob Bowman, Lindsey Roberts, Brandon Layne, and Mark Griffith.
Interment will follow the funeral service at Lasater Cemetery in Sequatchie, TN.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Tate Funeral Home, LLC., 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, TN 37347, 423-942-9500.
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