Volume 51, Number 30

eighteen pages

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

Obituaries

James Edwin Elder
September 24, 1939 - May 8, 2014

LIVINGSTON--James Edwin Elder, 74 of Golf Lane, Livingston, TN passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.
He was born Sept. 24, 1939 in Pickett Co. to the late Robert Crawford and Juel Groce Elder. Mr. Elder was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Livingston, a banker and lived most of his life in Overton Co.
Other than his parents he is preceded in death by son, Jeff Elder and brother, Hubert Elder.
Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Crouch Elder; daughter, Lori Burnett and husband Don; son, Bruce Elder and wife Donna, all of Livingston; daughter-in-law, Debbie Elder; sister, Glee Capps both of Byrdstown; four grandchildren, Daniel and Rachel Elder, Eli and Ben Estes; four step-grandchildren, Hunter Burnett, Nick, Nathan and Bryan Elder. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Sat., May 10, 2014 at First United Methodist Church in Livingston with Bro. Craig Green officiating and burial at Lovelady-Sims Cemetery, Byrdstown. Pallbearers were Earl Carwile, Jeff Crawford, Bruce Fletcher, Jerry Kinchen, Danny Garrett and Frank Capps. Honorary pallbearers were Larry Misenhimer, Butch Holman, Roger Ruble, Bob Cook, Danny Norrod, Larry M. Mason, Earl Dale, Carson Oliver and employees and directors of Peoples Bank and Trust. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralchapel.com.

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