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March 31, 2014

Curtis Wetherington

NASHVILLE — Curtis Wetherington, 83, of Nashville died Sunday, March 30, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Nashville First Baptist Church with the Rev. Stanley Luke, the Rev. Danny Ray and the Rev. Ben Rice officiating. Interment will follow at Empire Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 tonight at Lovein Funeral Home in Nashville.

Mr. Wetherington was born Nov. 2, 1930 in Cook County to the late Ira Wetherinton and the late Ruby Watson. He was a retired sales agent with Independent and American General. He was an avid ham radio operator, a Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict, member of Nashville VFW Post and a member of Nashville First Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Wetherington; granddaughter, Brook Chauncey; two brothers, Ralph Wetherington and Frank Wetherington; two sisters, Cleo Dryden and Sallie Shirah.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia May Wetherington of Nasvhille; daughter, Sandra (Shelly) Chauncey of Pearson; son, Greg ( Donna) Wetherington of Nashville; brother, Ira Thomas Wetherington of Anderson, S.C.; two grandsons, Chris (Nikki) Wetherington and Jeremy (Katie) Wetherington; several great-grandchildren.

Lovein Funeral Home in Nashville is in charge of arrangements.

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