James D. Tichenor, 84, son of Monford and Mary Tichenor, born January 13th 1937, in Decatur County went home to be with the lord on June 19th 2021. He is survived by his wife Judy “Allen” Tichenor they were wed on January 9th 1960. James had two sons, James Elda Tichenor who survives and Clinton Lee Tichenor who preceded him in Death on March 27th 2021, he is also survived by two granddaughters, Jill (Kenny) Dierckman and Jamie (Jake) Verseman, and 5 great grandchildren. James was also preceded in death by four brother’s Louis Tichenor, Dale Tichenor, Gerald Tichenor and Nathen Tichenor. James had one sister Kay “Bob “Bayless who survives.
James was a wonderful husband of 61 years he and Judy enjoyed many wonderful adventures and they enjoyed trips to Florida with family and friends.
A visitation for family and friends will be held at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Funeral services will be on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 10:00 am also at the Funeral Home. Services will be available on Facebook Live. Rev. Doug Preston will be officiating. Private Burial will follow at the Lower Union Presbyterian Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Our Hospice of Decatur County. Online condolences can be made to the family at www. Gilliland-howe.com