MENDENHALL, "Ben Hall" ElwoodOf Nashville, passed away on Tuesday, July 6, 2010. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Dena Mendenhall; son, Monty Mendenhall (Kelly); daughter, Kookie Mendenhall Place; granddaughter, Jennifer Stradtner. Mr. Mendenhall was a Recording Engineer in the music industry for over 65 years. Visitation with the family will be 4 - 8 p.m. today (Thursday), at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Friday, July 9, 2010 at the funeral home, with Reverend James Goodwin officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Beacon Baptist Church, 4040 Mary Dale Dr., Nashville, TN 37207. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, Goodlettsville, TN (615) 859-5231.