John Hight (5-16-15) service 5-18-15

John Hight, 81, of Morris Chapel, died on Saturday, May 16, at Jackson-Madison County Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee.
He was born in Morris Chapel, son of Will and Devora Newman Hight.
John grew up in the Morris Chapel Community where he attended school. He graduated from Morris Chapel High School in 1952. After graduation he worked in Peoria, Illinois for a short time. Then, returning to Morris Chapel he was involved in an automobile accident that left him paralyzed.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a baby sister, Betty Jean Hight and sister, Jo Ann Curtis; and a brother, Sammy Hight.
He is survived by a brother, Paul (Tud) Hight; five nieces, three nephews, six great-nieces, five great-nephews, one great-great-niece, one great-great- nephew.
Services were held on Monday, May 18, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Nelson Hight officiating. Burial followed in Milledgeville Cemetery at Milledgeville.

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