T.R. Raymond

79 year old T.R. Raymond of McMinnville (Gath Community) died Saturday at his residence. He was born in DeKalb County, was a retired material handler with Carrier, a farmer, cattleman, a horse trader, and a Baptist. The funeral will be Tuesday at noon at the Chapel of McMinnville Funeral Home. Bobby Muncey and Sam Odom will officiate and burial will be in the Gath Cemetery. The Raymond Family will receive friends on Monday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until noon at McMinnville Funeral Home. Raymond was preceded in death by his parents, Elbert Leslie and Hassie Lee Certain Raymond; his first wife, Dorothy Jean Neely; his second wife, Leta Ann Cunningham; his sisters, Helen Raymond Bell, Louise Raymond Winchester, and Ruth Raymond Cantrell; and a brother, Walter Mutt Raymond. Survivors include sons, Robert and his wife Lena Raymond and Danny Raymond all of McMinnville. A daughter, Sylvia Raymond of Murfreesboro. Three step-daughters. Grandchildren, Jason Raymond, Alesha and Bud Pegg all of McMinnville and Angela and Glenn Merchant of Murfreesboro. Great grandchildren, Taylor, Brady, and Kennedi Pegg and Anna Raymond. A sister and brother-in-law, Mirl and Marvin Poss of McMinnville. Nieces, nephews, and cousins, survive along with many friends including special friend Donald Knowles and special nephew, James Raymond. McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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