EADY, Claude, age 96, of Lynchburg, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at Vanderbilt Bedford County Medical Center in Shelbyville. He was born in Moore County on Sept. 28, 1924, to the late Morris and Ella (Whitaker) Eady. Claude was employed for over 40 years at Jack Daniels Distillery. In his spare time he enjoyed farming and tending to cattle as well as fishing. In addition to his parents, Claude was preceded in death by three brothers and six sisters. He was a life-long member of the Berry Chapel AME Church where he served as a choir member, usher, class leader, trustee and steward. Claude is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 68 years, Dorothy H. Eady of Lynchburg; son, Kevin (Danielle) Eady of Columbia; sister, Ruby Trollinger of Shelbyville; granddaughter, Maya Horner of Spring Hill; and several nieces and nephews. A walk-thru visitation was held on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, from 4-7 p.m. at Jennings-Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Lynchburg. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Highview Cemetery. Jennings-Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 181 Majors Blvd., Lynchburg, TN 37352, 931-759-4552, www.jenningsmoorecortner.com.