Buford Roland Darnell(1923 - 2014)

Buford Roland Darnell

Buford Roland Darnell, age 91 of Clarksville, TN, passed from this life on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Sterling House.

He was born on April 16, 1923 in Montgomery County, TN to the late George Darnell and Mamie Darnell. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Darnell; son, Mickey Darnell; and sister, Mildred Walker.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 11 a.m., at Hilldale Church of Christ, with Brother Steve Kirby officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 12, 2014 from 3-7 p.m. at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home and Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at the church.

Buford was retired from Life of Georgia. He was a member of Hilldale Church of Christ. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served in WWII.

He is survived by two daughters, Jerri Halliday Forehand (Gene) and Cammy Rittenberry (Henry); daughter-in-law, Cheryl Darnell; special friend, Margaret Burkhart; five grandchildren, Eric Rittenberry, Kayla Rittenberry, Andrea Becker (Bert), Dana McGill (Kevin), and Chad Halliday; and four great-grandchildren, Gracie Becker, Beau Becker, Hannah McGill and Landon McGill.

Pallbearers will be Henry Rittenberry, Eric Rittenberry, Gene Forehand, Chad Halliday, Bert Becker, Kevin McGill, Clete Walker, and Greg N. Walker. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jimmy Powell and Bobby Powell.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Clarksville Christian School, 505 Highway 76, Clarksville, TN 37043; or St. Jude Chldren's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040. Online condolences may be made at www.neal-tarpley.com.


Funeral Home

Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street Clarksville, TN 37040
(931) 645-6488

Published in The Leaf Chronicle from May 10 to May 12, 2014