Ted Sumner McMurtry

Born on October 29, 1937

Departed on June 21, 2009 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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MCMURTRY, Ted ヨ Age 71 of Gallatin on Sunday, June 21, 2009. He is survived by his wife, Melba McMurtry; Sons, Mike McMurtry (Terri), Greg McMurtry (Lisa); Daughters, Cheryll Coleman, Kelly Slaney (Will); Grandchildren, Greg W., M. Ted and Allison McMurtry, Nate and Sydney Slaney, Jordan and Morgan Dykes, Christy Simmons, Abbie Mallory, Amy Ervin; Great-grandchildren, Patrick, Andrew, Tyler and Savannah; Brothers, Ronnie and Bobby McMurtry; Sisters, Harriett Coleman, Lucy Collins and Patricia Hill; Good Friends, Arnett Greer, Rawleigh Smith, Bill Cashion, Harold Rice, Richard McMurtry, Mac Pewitt and Charles Fisher. The family will receive friends at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home in Goodlettsville from 4 ヨ 8 p.m. Tuesday (today) and from 10 a.m. ヨ 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Funeral services will be graveside, 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at Beech Historic Cemetery at Beech Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Brother David Gregory will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The American Heart Association, St. Jude Childrens Hospital and Vanderbilt Childrens Hospital.

2 Comments to Ted Sumner McMurtry

  1. Pamela Rhea
    November 30, -0001 12:00 am

    I always enjoyed my summer visits…I liked picking on Ted and calling him Theadore
    He was a nice guy and my heart goes out to you all. He will be missed.

  2. Grady Olmstead
    November 30, -0001 12:00 am

    The first time I met Ted was in April/May of ’72. That was at Mid-Tenn Ford Truck Sales. It was for a job interview for a driver (gofar-thisorthat) position in the parts department. I had been out of the military for about 6 months and got referred down there by the then service manager that knew I was looking to do something other than work contruction which I had been doing since I got out of the military.
    The last time I spoke/saw Ted was at the “gun show” at the fairgrounds. He was there with one of his many friends. He had gained alot of weight. At first I didn’t reconize him. In talking I told him that I have dreams about Mid-Tenn and he replied that those were really “nightmares” I was having.
    He will ALWAYS be in my memory!!!!
    Grady Olmstead

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