John Merion Baskins

November 24, 1938 ~ August 26, 2021 (age 82)


John Merion Baskins, 82, of Florence passed away Thursday, August 26, 2021 at North Alabama Medical Center. John was a retired from TVA as a diesel mechanic where he served as steward for the Machinist Union and he served as a Deacon of Evergreen Baptist Church.

Visitation will be Sunday, August 29, 2021 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Monday, August 30, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in Greenview Memorial Chapel with Tom Sibley, services will conclude with burial in Pisgah Cemetery.

Mr. Baskins was preceded in death by his parents, Billy and Ollie Mae Baskins; sons, Terry Baskins and Dennis Baskins; and grandson, Daniel Baskins. Mr. Baskins is survived by his wife, Laura Baskins, Florence, AL; a son, Bryan Baskin (Missy), Florence, AL; a daughter, Denise Lee, Muscle Shoals, AL; a sister, Gertrude Tidwell, Muscle Shoals, AL; grandchildren, Christopher Baskins and Alecia Baskins, both of Bloomington, IN, Jason Baskins, Christian Lee and Nikki Baskins, all of Florence, AL; and numerous great grandchildren.

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August 29, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Greenview Funeral Home
3657 Old Chisholm Road
Florence, AL 35633

Funeral Service
August 30, 2021

11:00 AM
Greenview Memorial Chapel
3657 Old Chisholm Road
Florence, AL 35630


Pisgah Cemetery
County Road 9
Florence, AL 35633

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