John Michael Agnew

November 25, 1921December 20, 2010

John Michael Agnew, 89, of Memphis, passed away at his home on Monday, December 20, 2010. He was a communicant of St. James Catholic Church, retired from Memphis Light, Gas and Water and St. Joseph Hospital, and was a U.S. Navy veteran. Mr. Agnew, the husband of Mary Elizabeth Agnew for 63 years, also leaves three daughters, Theresa Agnew, Mary Regina Agnew and Claire Adkins (Eddie); four sons, Paul Agnew (Mary), Philip Agnew (Carol), Mark Agnew (Norma) and John Agnew, Jr. (Michele); fourteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Ann Marie Myers. Mass will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, December 23, at St. James Catholic Church with interment to follow in Memory Gardens, formerly Memory Hill Gardens, 3700 N. Germantown Rd. The family prefers memorial gifts be made to St. James Catholic Church. Online condolences may be made at


  • Mass Thursday, December 23, 2010

John Michael Agnew

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January 5, 2011

Will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
Catherine Gattas Hamway

Wayne Ashford

January 4, 2011

I will always have fond memories of Mr. Agnew; never once did I see him when he was not smiling or joking with me. My condolences to the Agnew family, and my regrets that I was out of town and unable to attend the Funeral Mass.


December 29, 2010

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Debbie Seewald

December 23, 2010

Please accept our condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time.

Mark and Debbie Seewald

December 23, 2010

Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Agnew family. May God bless you.

Lou & Tracy Pagano

ben merrell

December 23, 2010

Agnew family,

We are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Please accept our deepest sympathy at this very difficult time.

With love, Ben and Liz Merrell and family

Lori/Andy Foster

December 22, 2010

Phil and Agnew family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your whole family. May you always remember the good memories of your dad.

December 22, 2010

Clara, so sorry to know of your Dad's passing. I will never forget him from St. Joseph Hospital. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Nancy Lott Oxner