Obituaries 7-17-14

bennettBennett, Nancy, 81, of Nashville, died on Monday, July 14.

She was preceded in death by her father, Fred A. McGill Sr. and mother, Georgie Campbell McGill.
She is survived by her children, Fred (Terry) Bennett Judy (Danny) Baggett, Robert (Cindy) Bennett and Maria (David) Becker; brothers, Fred A. McGill Jr. and George McGill; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 3 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16 at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home, located at 9090 Tennessee 100, where a celebration of Nancy’s life will be conducted at 10 a.m on Thursday, July 17 with an hour visitation prior to service. Harpeth Hills Funeral Home, 615-646-9292.

carrollCarroll, Deanne Sumner, 74, of Nashville, died on Tuesday, July 8.

She was born Deanne Irene Sumner on May 2, 1940, in Nashville, the daughter of Luther Calvin and Irene (Nicholson) Sumner.

Carroll grew up in Nashville, graduating from Hillsboro High school, Carson-Newman College and George Peabody College at Vanderbilt University. She taught English and journalism for seven years at John Overton High School and for 22 years at Christ Presbyterian Academy. She was active in her community, the Garden Club: Seed and Weed, McNeilly Day home, Santa’s Helpers, Action Auction and was very involved in her church, Christ Presbyterian. She was a loving wife, a caring and devoted mother, a doting grandmother, a devoted friend, and a faithful servant of Jesus Christ, loyally devoted to prayer and reading scripture.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, William Timothy Carroll Jr. of Nashville; three daughters, Maria Carroll Jernigan and husband Dan of Nashville, Deanne Carroll Ryan and husband Scott of Salina, Kan., and Katherine Carroll Britt and husband Steve of Austin, Texas; and her eight grandchildren, Elizabeth, Grace and Timothy Jernigan, Collister and William Ryan, and Boaz, Zella and Bishop Britt.

Memorial services will be held at 10:45 a.m. on Friday, July 25th at Christ Presbyterian Church, 2323 Old Hickory Blvd.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in Carroll’s name to Christ Presbyterian Academy.

DuVal III, John S., 79, of Nashville, died on Thursday, July 10.

DuVal was a graduate of Isaac Litton High School and  Vanderbilt University.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Ann DuVal; daughter, Rhea Ann Baker; granddaughter, Dr. Elizabeth Ann Baker; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 17 with a celebration of life service to follow at 1 p.m., at Donelson Heights United Methodist Church, 84 Fairway Drive, with Pastor Jim Hamilton serving as eulogist.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the church listed above. The interment will be at Spring Hill Cemetery.

Maynard, Mary Veachel, 86, of Madison, died on Sunday, July 13.

She was preceded in death by parents, Lige and Hattie Carlile; brothers, Dibrell Carlile, Adwell Carlile; sister, Viola Carlile Napier; and her grandson, Bryson Maynard.

Veachel worked for McKendree Manor and was a department manager at the Hermitage Wal Mart.

Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July15 and one hour prior to service on Wednesday. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16 at Hermitage Funeral Chapel with Pastor Jim Crockett officiating. The interment is to follow at Hermitage Memorial Gardens

mossMoss, Ambrose Rusell, 88, of Nashville, died on Sunday, July 13.

Moss was born, September 23, 1925, in Clarksville, son of the late Tallie and Mary Moss.  Moss proudly served in the Marine Corp during World War II. After his service in the Armed Forces, he moved to Washington, D.C. where he began his career with the FBI in the fingerprint division. Five years later, he transferred to Nashville to begin his 29 years of faithful service to the TBI, where he helped establish the fingerprint, narcotics and organized crime divisions.

He is preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Daniel Moss.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Jane Moss; son, Gregory (Ina) Moss; daughter, Marcia (Gary) Lowe; grandchildren, Madeline Walker, Brandon Lowe, Michelle Lowe, Gregory Jr., Jonathan and Joshua Moss; great-grandchildren, Maggie and Allie Walker.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 17 at Church of the Advent on Franklin Rd.

A gathering of friends will be held from 4 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16 at Woodlawn Roesch-Patton Funeral Home, located at 660 Thompson Lane, and one hour prior to service time at the church. Private entombment to follow the celebration of life service in the Woodlawn Cross Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions made to Alive Hospice and Church of the Advent.

postPost, Terry Lee, 74, formerly of Nashville, died on Friday, July 11.

Born on March 25, 1940, Post joined the U.S. Coast Guard. Terry retired after 19 years of flying for Pan Am based out of Europe and moved to Nashville where he joined the FBI. Terry was a member of a train club, a ham radio club, the American Red Cross, and the U.S. Coast Guard Axillary Association Inc.

He is survived by his wife, Beverly of South Bend, and his nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Red Cross, 2201 Charlotte Ave.