Hayden Mallory, 91, of Rogersville, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021. He was a member of Hickory Cove Missionary Baptist Church. He worked in maintenance department for the IPP and AU in Pressmen’s Home from 1945-1966. He was self-employed at Mallory Refrigeration from 1966-1971. He worked for State of Tennessee Department of Conservation, Division of State Parks, and Parks Maintenance Administration from 1971-1973. He worked for the State of Tennessee Department of General Services Division of Public Works and Director of Public Works from 1973-1974. He worked for Tennessee Department of Conservation Division of State Parks Assistant to Director for Maintenance and Supply from 1974-1975.
Hayden worked for Knoxville Refrigeration Supply Company in Kingsport as a field sales representative from 1975-1976. He worked at Bristol Memorial Hospital as an assistant maintenance engineer from 1976-1977. He was a realtor and auctioneer. Hayden was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in the Korean War. Hayden was a member of the Overton Lodge No. 5 F&AM He was a Scottish Rite Mason. He was also a member of the Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 9543 and the American Legion Post #21.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Joanne “Price” Mallory; his parents, Sam and Sarah Mallory; sister, Myrtle Burton; brothers, Otis and Keith Mallory; and daughter, Ina Bates.
He is survived by his son, Doug Mallory; daughter, Elizabeth (Lee) Gosnell; granddaughter, Wendi Fields; great-grandsons, Austin (Kim) Mullins and Aaron Mullins (girlfriend, Nikki Fobber); great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and Lyla Mullins, Jaxson and Madison Mullins, and Rehanna and Roxanne Fobber; brother, Sam (Mildred) Mallory; and a number of nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
Graveside service will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, January 14 in Highland Cemetery with Rev. John Parrott officiating. The family asks all who are planning on attending the graveside service to meet at the cemetery by 1:45 p.m.
Arrangements by: Christian Sells Funeral Home