Obituary: William Vernon Blocker

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

William Vernon Blocker, 88, of Murfreesboro, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010, in Smyrna.

Mr. Blocker served in the Army and was a retired maintenance worker at Belmont University in Nashville. He was a member of Tusculum Church of Christ in Nashville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond Jacob and Maggie Burleson Blocker, and wife, Mildred Ann Cole Blocker.

He is survived by his daughter, Alice Blocker Palmer of Murfreesboro; sister, Faye Blocker Jones of Columbia; and grandson, Matthew Wade Palmer.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with John Miller officiating, followed by burial in Ring Cemetery in the Pottsville Community of Maury County.