Carolyn HOUSEHOLDER

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HOUSEHOLDER, Carolyn DunnAge 76 of Nashville, TN. Died April 21, 2013. She was an independent antiquarian bookseller and co-owner of Bodacious Books for the past 17 years. Prior to opening Bodacious Books, Carolyn was library director of Nashville State Community College for 16 years. Born in Searcy, AR, she was preceded in death by parents, Owen Lois Dunn and Blyss Gentry Dunn; brothers, Gentry Owen Dunn, Danny Lane Dunn; sister, Pamela Dunn Griffin. Survivors include daughter, Meribeth (William) Stevens; son, J. Mark Householder; grandchildren, Christopher Stevens, Melissa Rose (Skyler) Smith; siblings, Michael D. Dunn, Rita Sultan, Marianne Wofford. After graduating high school in Searcy, AR, her undergraduate education included Arkansas State University and Memphis State. She obtained a masters degree in library science from Peabody College in Nashville. Carolyn loved living on the Cumberland River, both in the log cabin and her apartment. She enjoyed reading, gardening, and feeding the birds. Her friends and family will remember her kindness, sense of humor, and insightful mind. A memorial service will be held at Bodacious Books at a later date. In lieu of flowers, Carolyn would like for you to plant flowers or hang a bird feeder in your own yard. WEST HARPETH FUNERAL HOME, 6962 Charlotte Pike, (615) 352-9400

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Published in The Tennessean on Apr. 23, 2013
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