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Thomas Horrell

d. July 23, 2011

Thomas Henry Horrell- Age 96 passed away surrounded by his family on July 23rd, 2011. Born on October 20, 1914, Henry lived in Nashville all his life where over the years, he was held in high regard as a cherished husband, father, businessman, poet, and man of God. He is survived by: his wife of sixty-eight years, Kathleen Brazelton Horrell, his sons Fred Thomas Horrell and wife Wanda Ricks, Stephen Henry Horrell and wife Kay Flynt, and John Wilson Horrell, as well as his six grandchildren Stephanie Riggan and husband Lee Riggan, Thomas Horrell, John Christopher Horrell and wife Anamaria Plesa, Katie Horrell, Sara Darby Horrell, Abigayle Horrell, and two great grand-children, Coral and Bryce Riggan. Additionally, his niece Kerri Brazelton Parker, nephew Wayne Dennis, and dear friends Ted Hyer and John B. Hampton III. Henry Horrell was an extraordinary servant to the Lord, residing as a deacon at Woodmont Baptist Church for sixty-two years as well as a Sunday School teacher for over seventy-five years. He also was a member of the Sugar Tree Bible Study for sixty years. Outside of church, Henry served as Chairman Emeritus of the Board at Belmont University as well as a YMCA board member. He was president and founder of both Horrell Refrigeration and Horrell Properties, Inc., a company that is now in the hands of his three sons. Special thanks to Dr. Karl Vandevender and the gifted caretakers at Woodcrest Health Care as well as special friends Mr. and Mrs. Joe Crockett, Ms. Leona Williams, and Mr. Quinton Pittman. Henry's Faith Journey Friend's include Bill Echols Sunday School Class, the Woodmont Baptist Church Deacons, the Sugartree Bible Class, Bert Dyson, Jack Robinson Sr., Viola and Willis Ricks, Jim Cantrell, The Golden Rule Sunday School Class, Jim Cantrell, and Arliss Roaden. Special love to the employees of Horrell Properties, Joe and Nan Price, Bob Fisher, John, Peggy and Claire Franks, Mrs. Herbert Gabheart, Kathleen and Gary Byrum, Dorothy Petway, Elliot Smith, and Jane and Ben Sloan. A visitation will be held at 10 a.m. until memorial service at Noon at Woodmont Baptist Church on July 25th. There will be a private family burial at Woodlawn Cemetery. The family requests that donations be made to Woodmont Baptist Church. They believe that this best reflects on Henry's beliefs and priorities which were always to God and his family. His life was one of tender laughter and the most palpable affection for all those that crossed his path. The warmth of his spirit will never be forgotten.
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