Barry's Genealogy Diary

This online genealogical diary is hosted by Barry T. Self. It is primarily for information pertaining to the SELF surname, more particularly for descendants of John J. and Lydia Avaline Waters Self, who were married in Union County, GA in 1851. Barry Self is the SELF proclaimed family genealogist and historian, having spent over 20 years researching this Self line. This diary is dedicated to preserving and sharing the findings of his research.

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Location: Madisonville, Tennessee, United States

I am married to a wonderful and sweet wife, Svitlana, who is from Ukraine and we have a beautiful daughter, Lydia Elizabeth. I have worked in the funeral business since 1988 and thoroughly enjoy researching my family roots.

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

J.S. Self Obituary

J. S. Self, age 90, of Rockford,Tennessee passed away Thursday, October 31, 2013, at UT Medical Center. He is survived by his sons, David and Gary Self; daughters and son-in-law, Barbara and Harold McLemore and Connie McMahan; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Funeral service will be held 12:00 PM Saturday, November 2, 2013, at Miller Funeral Home Cedar Chapel with the interment to follow at Zion’s Chapel Cemetery, Rev. Tyson McKeehan and Rev. A. J. Crawford officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM Saturday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, Tennessee, (865) 982-6041,