Published: August 16, 2021

Sammie Grooms , age 89 of Loretto, TN passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021 at The Gardens Memory Care after an extended illness.  He was a native of Lawrence County,TN, a United States Army veteran serving in the Korean Conflict, retired from TVA,  and a member of Loretto United Methodist Church. Mr. Grooms loved bird hunting and baseball.  Graveside Services will be held at Loretto Memorial Gardens on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 1:00 PM.  Jeff Jacob will be officiating.  Burial will follow in Loretto Memorial Gardens with military honors presented at the graveside. 



Survivors are:

Wife-                                      Della Myers Grooms                   Loretto, TN

Son-                                       Doug Grooms  (Kim)                   Lebanon, TN

Sisters-                                 Lucille Marks                                Loretto, TN

                                               Sue Simbeck                                 Loretto, TN

1 Grandson-                      Josh Law (Ashley)                           Portland, TN

2 Great Grandchildren- Nate Law & Abbie Law

Several Nieces & Nephews

Preceded in death by:

Parents- Boyd & Hattie Hughes Grooms

2 Sisters- Grace Lumpkins & Tiny May Grooms

2 Nephews- Wayne & Chuck Lumpkins

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Loretto United Methodist Church Building Fund.