Avery A. “Tom” Greer, age 81, of Bristol, TN went to be with the Lord Monday, August 6, 2018 in the Bristol Regional Medical Center.  He was born April 4, 1937 in Butler, TN a son of the late Wiley Columbus and Alva Greer, and he lived all of his life in the Bristol area.  He was a charter member of Cornerstone Freewill Baptist Church, and he was a retired employee of A.H. Shriver.


Mr. Greer enjoyed sharing his god given talents by playing the guitar, singing in the group “Behold the Lamb of God”, and the Cornerstone Trio.


He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Booher Greer; step-sons, Norman Pendergrass, Jr., Ralph Pendergrass, Paul Pendergrass, and Howard Pendergrass; step-daughter, Tammy Cox; five grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; brothers, Richard and Herb Greer.


The funeral service will be held 12:00 pm, Thursday, August 9, 2018 in Cornerstone Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Gary Rowlette officiating.  The burial will follow in the Rooty Branch Cemetery.  Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.  The family will receive friends from 11:00 am to 11:45 am prior to the service at the church.