97 year old Grace Ann Bratten Medley of Smithville died Sunday at NHC of Smithville. She was a member of Salem Baptist Church and a retired postal worker at the Liberty Post Office. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Don Mathis will officiate. A private burial will be held at Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. No visitation will be held prior to the service at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday. The visitation and funeral service will be open to the public. Medley was preceded in death by her husband, Odell Medley; parents, William Thomas and Lillie Braswell Bratten; a grandson, Bryan Cantrell and a brother, Buster Bratten. Survivors include a son Harris and wife Evelyn Cantrell of Kingsport and a granddaughter, Leslie and her husband Tom Wolfgang of Germantown. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to Salem Baptist Church in lieu of flowers.
Grace Ann Bratten Medley
May 13 2013