Volume 51, Number 30

eighteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, July 24, 2014

Obituaries

Jeffery Kent Elder
November 28, 1961 - December 9, 2010

BYRDSTOWN--Jeffery Kent Elder, (better known as Jeff), 49, 1313 Olympus Drive, Byrdstown, passed away Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010 at Baptist Hospital in Nashville. He was born Nov. 28, 1961 to James and Charlotte Crouch Elder in Livingston. Jeff lived most of his live in Overton and Pickett Counties. He was owner and operator of Elder Real Estate in Byrdstown and was a member of the First Methodist Church of Livingston. Jeff loved the outdoors and sports.
Survivors include: wife, Debbie Crabtree Elder, Byrdstown; three stepsons, Bryan, Nathan and Nick Elder, all of Byrdstown; parents, James and Charlotte Elder; one sister, Lori Burnett & husband Don; one brother, Bruce Elder & wife Donna all of Livingston; two sister-in-laws, Susan Parlo & husband Bob, Calhoun GA, and Diane Copleland, Byrdstown; four nieces, Rachel Elder, Brittney, Jaclyn & Blaire Parlo; four nephews, Daniel Elder, Eli & Ben Estes and Hunter Burnett.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Delmer & Edna Crouch and Robert C. & Juel Elder.
Funeral services were held Saturday, December 11, 2010 at First Methodist Church of Livingston with Bro. Craig Green, Bro. Rick Cross and Bro. Randy Tompkins officiating and burial at Lovelady-Sims Cemetery in Byrdstown. Pallbearers included Bill Capps, Burton Capps, Frank Capps, John Capps, Ernie Elder and Kenny Elder.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, First Methodist Church of Livingston, Smyrna Church or the Lovelady-Sims Cemetery in Byrdstown. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel.

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