Jerry Wayne Kittrell

Funeral services for Mr. Kittrell will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Bond Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 12-2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Kittrell, 74, of Mt. Juliet, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. Mr. Kittrell was a native of Smith County, Tenn., a member of Doric Lodge No. 732 F&AM and retired in 1998 as a home builder/contractor in the Mt. Juliet/Hermitage area. Mr. Kittrell was the son of the late Ernest C. “Tucker” and Otheda West Kittrell.

He was also preceded in death by his son, Barry W. Kittrell and brothers, Ronald Kittrell and Bobby Kittrell.

He is survived by his true love and dedicated wife of nearly 57 years, Valeda Sampson Kittrell; daughter, Valerie Kittrell (Earl) Lane; sister, Carolyn Kittrell (Berry) Young; grandchildren, Kaylynn Kittrell and Brandon Lee Thompson; several nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends, Bob and Carol Brown.

Active pallbearers will be Bob Brown, Donnie Holland, Gary Holland, Neal Holland, Barry Young and Danny Sanders. Honorary pallbearers will be Brandon Thompson, Milton Haliburton, Wayne Harper and Barney O’Gwin.