James “Percy” Allen Hairston, age 62, of Johnson City, went to be with the Lord on Friday July 15, 2011.
He attended Science Hill High School, he was MVP in 1968 playing basketball and was inducted in Sports Hall of Fame at Science Hill in 2008. He was the son of the late Percy & Margaret Hairston.
He is preceded in death by his brother, Charles Hairston; & Grandmother, Rosetta Jackson.
He leaves to mourn, 5 sisters, Ethel Hairston, of Norfolk, Va., Brenda Brooks, Anna Smith, Lois Hairston, Estelle Vaughan, all of Johnson City; 2 brothers, Percy Hairston Jr., of Dalton, Ga., and Chucky Hairston, Johnson City.
Funeral service will be at Friendship Baptist Church, 522 W. Main St. on Friday, July 22, 2011, at 7 PM with Dr. C.H. Charlton, Pastor, officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6-7 PM prior to the services and at other times at the home of Brenda Brooks, 207 E. Fairview Ave.
Burial will be held at 11 AM Saturday at Westlawn Cemetery.
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