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Thursday, February 21, 2008

James Henry Kyle Passing

ROGERSVILLE — James Henry Kyle, 82, of Rogersville, returned to his father in Heaven on Tuesday (Feb. 19, 2008) after an extended illness.
Henry was a very active member of Hasson Street Christian Church as long as his health permitted. Henry served his country by enlisting in the U.S. Army where he was a sharp shooter. He served his time in the Philippines and New Guinea.
Henry retired from the Tennessee Valley Authority after 36 years of service. He was an avid walker and helped many people in the community. He attended Swift High School and graduated from Swift College and the Brick Mason School in Virginia.
His parents, Riley and Della Blevins Kyle; son-in-law, Donnie Brice, Sr.; and one brother, Robert Kyle preceded Mr. Kyle in death.
Henry leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Imogene Kyle of the home; children, Della Tate (Jerry), Jimmy Kyle, Aaron Kyle (Cecily), Janet Kyle Olen (Thomas),
Linda Kyle Brice and Nathan Kyle; one uncle, William “Ted” Blevins; grandchildren, Jerry and Calvin Tate, Terry, Jacquelyn and Aaron Kyle, Jr., Donnie Brice, Jr., and Sasha Brice, Megan and Kesha Kyle; six great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Hasson Street Christian Church.
Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Roy Charles officiating. Following the funeral services, the Hawkins County Color Guard and the Tennessee Army National Guard will conduct military honors at Mitchell Crest Cemetery.
Colboch-Price Funeral Home in Rogersville is serving the Kyle family.