Virgil Allen Darnell

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Virgil Allen Darnell, 89, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in NHC Lewisburg Healthcare.

Mr. Darnell was a native of Bedford County, and son of the late George and Nancy Ann Noblett Darnell. He was a dairy farmer and walking horse groomer. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Virginia McElhaney Darnell, and second wife, Era Mae Murphy Darnell; son, Charles Kenneth Darnell; six sisters, Mary Irwin, Janie Darnell, Flora Harber, Grace Morgan, Ethel Neil, and Georgie Darnell; and three brothers, Ike Darnell, Ernest Darnell, and Joseph Darnell.

He is survived by three daughters, Anna Talley of Cornersville, Nancy Price of Tullahoma, and Paulette Hockett of Shelbyville; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the Wheel Cemetery.

The family will be at London Funeral Home Thursday from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour at 3 p.m. for visitation.

London Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.