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Virgil Pendergrass
Date of Death or Service Dec 9, 2013
 Funeral services for Mr. Virgil Pendergrass, age 83 of Nashville will be conducted Monday December 16, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. from the Chapel of the Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Stevenson officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 12 Noon until 1:00 P.M. at Taylor Funeral Home. Place of rest is in the East Dickson Cemetery. Services are under the direction of the Taylor Funeral Home.
Virgil, a retired educator, died Monday December 9, 2013 at the Bordeaux Long Term Health Care in Nashville. A native of Dickson he was the son of the late Verge S. Pendergrass and Nora L. Everett Pendergrass. He was also preceded in death by his son, Pee Pendergrass; two sisters, Susie P. Nesbitt and Jessie Pendergrass; and his brother, Audrey Pendergrass. He received a Bachelors of Science Degree from Tennessee State University formerly known as Tennessee A & I University. He taught for 12 years in the Dickson County School System and then for 20 years at the Mary Ann Garbor School in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He also was a bartender for 20 years for the Fairyland Club near Chattanooga. Virgil was also a Mason with the Verizon Sun Masonic Lodge #49.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred Pendergrass of Nashville, TN; two sons, Dane Pendergrass and his wife Angelic of Nashville, TN; Brian Pendergrass of Nashville, TN; sister, Iva Jean Roberson; daughter-in-law, Teresa Pendergrass of Maryville, TN; sister-in-law, Ovia Pendergrass of Atlanta, GA; eleven grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

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