Farris Taylor Thomison, 82, of Linden, Tennessee, died on Friday, Dec. 9, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.
He was born in Scotts Hill, son of the late Frank Sidney Thomison and Pearl Pafford Alexander Thomison.
Mr. Thomison was a retired bridge inspector with the State of Tennessee. He had also worked as a tow boat captain for 15 years.
He is survived by his wife, Anita Diamond Thomison; son, Randy Thomison of Linden, Tennessee; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by sisters, Mary Mitchell, Faye McBride and Mapul Wyatt; and brothers, John Thomison and J.T. Thomison.
Services were held on Saturday, Dec. 17, in the chapel of Young Funeral Home with Benny Howard officiating. Burial followed at Howard’s Cemetery.