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Barry North

February 3, 1925 — March 10, 2017

Barry North

Barry North, age 92 of Gallatin, passed away on Friday, March 10, 2017 at Elmcroft of Hendersonville.  A native of Wilson County, he was born to the late Robert Floyd Monroe North and Elizabeth Mary (Barry) North.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Ann North; great-grandchild, Whitney Allen; and three brothers and three sisters.

Mr. North was a United States Navy veteran, and a 1952 graduate of the Gupton-Jones School of Embalming in Nashville.  He practiced funeral directing and embalming for over 30 years, and he retired from the former Alexander Funeral Home of Red Boiling Springs.  He was a member of the Old Union Church of Christ where he had served as an Elder until his health would no longer allow him to. 

He is survived by his daughters, Pat Gulley (Joda) of Gallatin, Virginia Key (Carroll) of Austin, KY, Pam Proffitt of Westmoreland, and Lisa Birge (Dale) of Austin, KY; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. 

Funeral service will be conducted on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 12:00 Noon from the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home.  Interment will follow with honors rendered by the U.S. Navy at Hendersonville Memory Gardens.  Visitation will begin on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., on Sunday from 12 Noon until 8:00 P.M., and will resume on Monday at 10:00 A.M. until service time.

Arrangements entrusted to Anderson Funeral Home, 202 E. Main Street, Gallatin, Tennessee 615-461-7777.


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