Claude Ashton McMillion, age 84, of Lewisburg, TN, was born on March 25, 1938 and died January 4, 2023. He was the son of the late Vella Lilly McMillion Knapp and Claude Augustus McMillion of West Virginia. After the untimely death of his father, his mother remarried to Emmett Grayson Knapp, Jr. of Alderson, WV.
First Presbyterian Church and Bethbirei Presbyterian Church will host a service in honor of Claude's contributions to the community at 2 PM on Sunday, January 15, 2023, at first Presbyterian Church, 122 N 2nd Ave (on the square) in Lewisburg.
Reverend McMillion is survived by his wife of 63 years, Margaret Stewart McMillion, of Lewisburg, TN, children Kim Holly(Dr. Rhea Holly) of Franklin, TN, Andy McMillion of Madison, TN, Mike McMillion of Nashville, TN and Laura Mitchell(Darryl Mitchell) of Charleston, SC, and grand-children Grayson Mitchell and Briggs Mitchell of Charleston, SC.
Reverend McMillion was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Lewisburg. He received his B.A. degree from Southwestern at Memphis, TN (now Rhodes College), and his masters degree from Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, VA. He served as pastor of the First Presbyterian Churches of Rockbridge Baths, VA, Floyd, VA, Lewisburg, TN, and the Bethbirei Presbyterian Church in Marshall County, TN. He served the Presbytery in several ways, including as moderator three times. He served the Marshall County community for 22 years as a school board member, with ten of those years as chairman of the board. He also coached youth baseball in Marshall County for 30 years.
The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church.(122 N Second Avenue, Lewisburg, TN 37091)
Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to assist the family with cremation arrangements.