James Buford Waldron
James Buford Waldron, age 96, formerly of Smyrna, died Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Grace Health Care in Franklin.
He was a native of Rutherford County and son of the late George Everett and Pearl Austin Waldron. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary B Mullins Waldron, who died in 1997.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Woodfin Funeral Chapel, Smyrna. Bro. Wayne Cornwell will officiate. Burial will follow in Mapleview Cemetery.
He is survived by his daughter, Deborah Waldron Strickland of Franklin; two sisters, Pauline Breslin of CA, Bess Clopton of Nashville; grandchildren, David Strickland and his wife Kathy, Daniel Strickland and his wife Amy, Dara Strickland and her fiancé Seth Hicks; great-grandchildren, J.D. Strickland, Jake Strickland, Mary Elizabeth Strickland, Alice Strickland and Aidan Strickland.
Nephews and friends will serve as Pallbearers.
Mr. Waldron was a member of Highland Heights Church of Christ and retired from Avco. He served in the US Army during WWII
Visitation will be from 3 until 5 p.m. Sunday, at Woodfin Funeral Chapel, Smyrna (615) 459-3254. www.woodfinchapel.com