Mr. James Lively, age 79, of Summerville, Ga, passed away Saturday June 20, 2009, in Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mr. Lively was born June 12, 1930, in Chattooga County Georgia, the son of the late Lother James and Mary Lou Owens Lively. He was retired from Mt. Vernon Mills and was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in the Korean Conflict. Survivors include Daughter and Son-in-law, Glenda and Lebron Young, Trion, GA, Sons and Daughter-in-law, Carlton Lively, Nashville, TN, Ben and Dianne Lively, Summerville, GA, Grandchildren, Amber & Jeremey Lightsay, R.J. & Heather Young, Tonya & Adam Hogue, Tabitha Lively, Tristan Lively, 2 Great-grandchildren, Logan & Chloe Young.

Funeral will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday June 23, 2009, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Gary Howell officiating with interment in the Old Trion Cemetery. Active pallbearers, Doyle King, Eugene Brown, Ed Lively, Ed Flener, Stan Burrage, Stacy Brown. Honorary pallbearers, Nursing Staff of Oakview Nursing & Rehab Center. Mr. Lively will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Monday June 22, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m.