Johnny Wayne Autrey, age 39, of Atlanta, Texas, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 in Maud, Texas.

Mr. Autrey was born September 12, 1974 in Texarkana, Texas. He was a machinist at Ledwell and Son’s.

He is survived by his wife, Melissa Upson Autrey of Atlanta; three children, Kelly Autrey, Michelle Autrey and Kevin Autrey of Atlanta; his parents, Pamela and Dale McPherson of Maud, Texas; five brothers, Jason Autrey, Jackie Autrey and Joe Dale McPherson of Maud, Hunter McPherson of Camp LaJune, N.C., and Nick Spencer of Pollok, Texas; two sisters, Emily McPherson of Magnolia, Ark., and Meredith Etheridge of Little Rock; his grandmothers, Judy Davis of Foreman, Ark., and Dorothy King of Queen City, Texas; nine nieces and nephews; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 1:00 p.m. Monday at Chapelwood Funeral Home with Jackie Stanfield and Josh Lee officiating. Burial will be in Autrey Family Cemetery with Tony Murphy officiating.

Visitation will be 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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Published: 02/15/2014